What are military families worried about? What keeps us up at night? Here are just a few of the issues that concern military families ....
PCS season is here so take a break from cleaning out your pantry to check on your financial sitch. One Navy wife shares her money matters story >>>
Back in the saddle again! Horse stables in Pennsylvania, California, Colorado, Texas and TONS of other states are throwing open their doors so military folks can experience the joy of horseback riding for FREE ... check it out >>>>
Tour alert! The Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families is heading out on tour and coming to a base near you! Check out the scoop and don't miss this free show!
Go outside and play! Who has said that to their child ... well, the Sierra Club wants military families, spouses, and veterans to get outside and play. And they are working on some fresh ideas to make it happen. Check it out.
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.
Being alone for the holidays is a reality for military families. But don't think that we sit around and feel sorry for ourselves. Nope! Brittany Barry, in true milspouse form, has some great ways to keep busy and have a joyous holidays season!
Since often times military families don't live near parents or siblings, the holidays are spent traveling to see our peeps. But like all military families, we are reminded that staying pliable and semper gumby is one skill that is especially necessary during this time of year.
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.
Military families continue to impress our nation with their commitment and dedication. Read more about our resilience and the landmark studies that support this notion!