Military Spouse Employment
Online Safety for Military Families
Social media is an integral part of our daily lives. It is especially important for military families, allowing us to stay in touch with friends and family that may be thousands of miles away.
5 Ways to Rock Your New School
Any military brats knows the feeling of moving. Stress, fear, and anxiety all packed into one nerve-racking event. And piled on top of all the stress of actually moving, is a new school. You are the new kid and nobody knows who you are. You have never seen the school and it all looks so different. Your mind is rambling with questions and concerns. You want to make friends and be at ease. But how do you do it?
Music To My Ears: A Free Concert Under the Stars
For the 8th year in a row, the San Diego Symphony Orchestra is dedicating a special performance of their Bayside Summer Nights concert series to honor San Diego’s military men and women. This year’s event is called Concert Under the Stars.
BSF Honors Overseas Volunteer, Stephanie Dengel
It is our pleasure to announce the 2016 Salute to Distinction Quarter 2 Award Winner: Stephanie Dengel, Chapter Director, Ramstein Germany.
Break a Leg! (without having to visit a hospital)
Summer may be ending but theatre season is just getting underway! Are you looking for a great date night or family activity in your area? Blue Star Theatres are back in a big way and new seasons are being launched across the country as you read this.
If I could change something about the military, it would be…
San Diego and JBLM military families: what are your thoughts on military pay and benefits, spouse employment, career progression, deployments, PCS locations and timing, recruiting and retention? Blue Star Families and the Bipartisan Policy Center want to hear from you!
Get the Inside Scoop: Blended Retirement System Webinar
Get the inside scoop on the new Blended Retirement System. Attend an upcoming webinar, on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016, 1 p.m. EDT
We Need You to Help America Better Understand Food Insecurity among Military Families
A topic often difficult for our military community to talk about is hunger among military families. Estimates suggest thousands of our currently serving military and their families may be experiencing…
Mac and Molly the Rabbits and Some Curious Chickens
These are just a few of the animals waiting to greet Blue Star Families at Mass Audubon’s Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary this summer. According to Michael O’Connor, public relations manager for Mass Audubon, “ Drumlin Farm is a wonderful open space for all ages and interests. As both a working farm and a wildlife sanctuary, Drumlin Farm is a great place to see how people, nature, and farming can all work together in a way that protects our environment.
Blue Star Families Joins Letter to Candidates on Respecting Gold Star Families
Blue Star Families joined six veteran and family member service organizations–Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS), Gold Star Wives, GotYour6, Give an Hour, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America and…