Military Spouse Employment

DEPLOY Fellow Aims to Ensure All Military Families are Financially Fit

Meet Brittney. She’s a Marine Corps spouse, mom of two, and the Financial Wellness DEPLOY Fellow for Blue Star Families, a position made possible by the support of J.P. Morgan…

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Around the Keys

• Farmers market The Truman Waterfront Farmers Market will be held from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 15. For information, visit https://www.loc8nearme.com/florida/key-west/truman-waterfront-market/6207570. • Arts grants available The Florida…

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Craig Newmark New York Tri-State Chapter DEPLOY Fellow Encourages Volunteerism to Create Belonging

  Meet Adriene. She’s an Army spouse, mom to two young girls, and recently started serving as the DEPLOY Fellow for Blue Star Families’ Craig Newmark New York Tri-State Chapter.…

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Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Families of Color Fight for Access to Quality Education

Military life comes with a unique set of challenges for all families—from deployments to frequent moves, time away for training, and the general unpredictability of not knowing what lies ahead,…

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Blue Star Summer is Heating Up!

While we’re in the height of summertime, the warm temperatures can have your family trying to find ways to chill out and avoid the hottest hours of the day. Luckily,…

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Operation Full Pack

We have kicked off a new initiative this week – Operation Full Pack. This initiative is focused on providing much needed supplies (food and non-food items) to military families, both…

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Caregivers in Military Families Have Heightened Needs, New Report by Blue Star Families and Rosalynn Carter Institute Shows

 Blue Star Families (BSF), the nation’s largest non-profit dedicated to supporting military families and strengthening communities across the United States, announced today a new report that highlights the challenges experienced by the…

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General Wesley Clark group announces inaugural class for Civility Leadership Institute

General Wesley Clark, the Little Rock native and former Presidential candidate, is the founder of Renew America Together, a nonprofit dedicated to bridging political divides. Renew America Together announced Wednesday…

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More Opportunities for Military Families to Connect Through Reading in Tennessee

Did you know? According to the 2020 Military Family Lifestyle Survey, while 46% of active-duty service members feel a sense of belonging to their local civilian community, only 27% of…

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The what, where and when of Acadiana this month.

APPLAUSE Bayou Teche Museum is currently free for the military through a program that began on Armed Forces Day, May 15, and ends on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 6. Free…

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