wellness

Thank You For Being A Friend: A Celebration of Military Friendships

Friend: a person whom one knows and with whom one has a bond of mutual affection. It’s a simple definition for a word that carries so much weight. Military families,…

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Building the Confidence to Find a Career that Works

Did you know that, according to the 2020 Military Family Lifestyle Survey, nearly half (42%) of all active-duty service members reported that spouse career opportunities are a factor in their…

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Macy’s Provides Dining Room Makeover For Navy Family

  You will often hear that military life builds resilience. Between frequent moves, long deployments, and unpredictable training schedules creating more time away, this life certainly knows how to throw…

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Museum of Wisconsin Art offers free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

The Museum of Wisconsin Art joins museums nationwide in the Blue Star Museums initiative, a program that provides free admission to currently-serving U.S. military personnel and their families this summer. The 2021 program will…

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National Chapter DEPLOY Fellow Aims to Celebrate People and Create Connections

Meet Quiana. She’s a Veteran Navy spouse, mom of three, and Blue Star Families’ National Chapter DEPLOY Fellow, a position made possible by USAA. With her husband having served 24…

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Kean: Operation Full Pack to provide help to military families, veterans

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 active duty…

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Celebrate National Day of the Cowboy at this S.A. museum for free

The Briscoe Western Art Museum is celebrating all things cowboy, cowgirl and vaquero this weekend SAN ANTONIO – The Briscoe Western Art Museum is celebrating National Day of the Cowboy with…

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International focus for family art workshops at MSU Texas museum

The Wichita Falls Museum of Art at MSU Texas will be hosting family art workshops twice a week through August. The focus will be on art from all over the…

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Middletown woman helping military families in need: Meet Geri Maples

Geri Maples of Middletown knows what it’s like to be a military family in need, and that personal experience is what led to her work as director of Blue Star…

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Meet Jamilah: #BSFSurvey

The past year has opened the eyes of many Americans across the nation and inspired important, while sometimes difficult, conversations about the issues of systemic racism that have long corroded…

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