The Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program has developed educational programs to build understanding and support within all communities that touch military children and their families.
A big bipartisan win for Senator Gillibrand on her NDAA amendment to cover care for military kids with disabilities
Chicago-style hot dogs, deep dish pizza, and the Art Institute ... MY kind of town and my kind of Blue Star Museum visit blog post! Read on ....
Bravo to Georgia for signing the Military Interstate Children's Compact. Read about what it means for one Army family and what it can mean for your family.
Today Blue Star Families announced the release of a comprehensive report, “Unsung Heroes: Military Families after Ten Years of War.” The report, created by Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), is a compilation of studies and statistics on the state of military families after ten years of war. IAVA's report strongly supports the findings from Blue Star Families' 2010 Military Family Lifestyle Survey, including recommendations impacting military spouse education and employment, military child education, the effects of the deployment cycle on military families, military family financial concerns, and health care.
Although Fort Huachuca is the only military installation in the state without a post library, its schools and military dependents will have an opportunity to receive library-quality books when the Books on Bases literacy program comes to the Murr Community Center on Saturday, Nov. 19 at 10 a.m.
Wednesday, November 9th is the Washington, DC Area Give to the Max Day, a 24-hour giving challenge organized by The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region and United Way of the National Capital Area.
It's that time again! Time to tell Blue Star Families the issues that are most important to your military family. If you are a military family member, veteran or service member, BSF would like to hear from you.
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta Joins Volunteers from KaBOOM! and Blue Star Families to build playground for military children at Fort Meade
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta joined volunteers from KaBOOM!, Northrop Grumman, the Fort Meade Community Covenant Council, and Blue Star Families to build a new playground at Fort Meade’s Burba Park as part of the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance. The project also involves Operation Honor Cards, a Blue Star Families initiative to encourage Americans to perform service in honor of military families, veterans, and service members.
Blue Star Families announced today that are joining forces to remember 9/11 and to thank military families, veterans and service members. Volunteers from KaBOOM, Northrup Grumman, the Fort Meade Community Covenant, and Blue Star Families will be on hand to build a new playground at Burba Park at Fort Meade as part of the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance. The project also involves Operation Honor Cards, a program to encourage Americans to perform service in honor of military families, veterans, and service members.