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Blue Star Families Blog

So why do we blog?  We blog to tell our story but more importantly, we blog to tell your story. Our members, volunteers, friends in the military community, and partners do extraordinary things every single day and we are here to tell about it.  Check back often as we also share information about upcoming events, job opportunities and important updates to everything that impacts your life as a military family. 

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The Stress-Free Guide to Being Stationed Remotely

PCSing is always nerve-wracking, but some moves can be harder than others. There are the obvious assignments – Ft. Bragg, Ft. Hood, Ft. Lewis.

Volunteering for Blue Star Families

For me, it all started with a simple email to Blue Star Families.
Living in Japan

A Quick Guide to Living in Mainland, Japan and Okinawa, Japan

Thirteen years ago I headed off on a plane, with a three month old baby, to join my husband in Yokosuka, Japan.  I had never even been out of the United Sta
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