Military Spouse Employment

Make the Most of Your Holiday Season PCS

by: Amy Shick at Millie The holidays are stressful.  Now add a PCS to the season and it could be miserable, but it doesn’t have to be. This could actually…

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The Making of a Military Holiday

by: Jessica Howington I’ve seen a lot of articles floating around recently about recipes for a perfect holiday. Oddly enough, I haven’t read one that strikes a chord with the…

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What Life is Really Like for a Jacksonville Navy Family

Being a military family is one of the most rewarding callings in life. It’s a life full of excitement and a life full of challenges. I recently had the opportunity…

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Our First Deployment

by: Aleah Wood I have been a military spouse for four years, and before that knew next to nothing when it came to living a military lifestyle. When I first…

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The Value of Volunteering

by:  Leah Love Two and a half years ago, I realized that I really needed to find something to do. It’s not that I didn’t have things to do- I…

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Home for Thanksgiving

Like most military families, every year, for almost 20 years (wow, that’s a lot when you type it out!), we’ve handled the holidays largely dependent on where in the world…

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National Family Caregiver Month

In recognition of November as National Family Caregiver Month, Blue Star Families and the Military and Veteran Caregiver Network embrace the the artwork of collaboration in service of military and…

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My Caregiving Journey

Author: Sherleana Fuentes, Chapter Director, Germany Blue Star Families has several programs to serve our military families, including my favorite, Caregivers Empowering Caregivers. I have been volunteering with Blue Star Families…

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Don’t Just Survive Military Life, Embrace It

Here I am, a seasoned military spouse currently living through another deployment—one with less than a year of dwell time—and I’m preaching embracing the military life rather than simply surviving…

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Blue Star Arts: Alaska Edition

Author: Erica Glass   What an amazing year 2016 has been for Blue Star Arts here in Alaska!  Blue Star Arts consists of the programs: Books on Bases, Blue Star…

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