Since her husband took office nearly two years ago, Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, has been tireless in her work to bring light to the challenges military families face. Whether she's traveling to the deserts of Iraq or to a stateside child care center, Dr. Biden is intent on one mission: boosting support to servicemembers and their families. As a military mom herself, she feels it's the least she can do.
Jack Black and Jason Segel have a wonderful new recording of The Little Drummer Boy out for the holidays. But the best part is that the two talented performers are donating all of their proceeds to Blue Star Families. We can't think of a better demonstration of the holiday spirit then to help out military families.
To help out your military family, USAA and Blue Star Families are joining forces to throw a holiday Twitter party! USAA's experts June Walbert and J.J. Montanaro will be answering your questions about managing finances during the holidays. Join us from 8-9 PM EST on Wednesday, December 15, 2010 on Twitter. Follow the #USAA/BSF hashtag to follow the conversation and make sure you're following @BlueStarFamily, @AskJune_USAA and @jj_USAA as we
Two comedy giants have teamed up to support military families this holiday season.
Jack Black and Jason Segel, co-stars of the new movie Gulliver's Travels, have recorded a holiday classic to benefit our military families. The song, The Little Drummer Boy, is available for download on iTunes.
The holidays can be difficult for military families. We may be missing a loved one who is deployed and chances are we're living far from family and friends. Luckily, Google is teaming up with Blue Star Families and Sesame Street to make communicating with your loved ones a little bit easier this year by providing a calling credit for international calls, exclusively for military families.
Blue Star Families member and Army spouse, Chloe Karmarck Fox, had the chance to represent Mission: Serve and Blue Star Families on Good Morning America on Veterans Day. She talked about Mission: Serve's events planned across the country on Veterans Day.
Operation Paperback is offering a great new benefit for Blue Star Families members!
You can receive a free shipment of books as a thank you from Operation Paperback for all the sacrifices your family makes.
You can win one of two copies of Lauren Fix's Guide to Loving Your Car compliments of USAA. Lauren Fix’s straight-forward, clear and fun advice makes caring for your car easy so you can actually enjoy driving and owning one.
A reader sent us this great list of Veterans Day freebies and discounts, along with a few discounts available every day for veterans and military families. For more deals and discounts, check out our Discount page.
On Thursday, October 28,2010, at 3pm EST, Blue Star Families Development Director, Pamela Stokes Eggleston, will be appearing on the Ellen DeGeneres Show with First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden. Join us for a live blog of the event!