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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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What’s with the green lights?

As of November 10, over 2.2 million Americans have pledged to swap out a regular light bulb for a green one and many have shared their green light photos on

Hope for the Holidays

The holiday season can be a hard time for military families. We might be separated from our extended family or separated from a deployed spouse.
Holiday Travel

Stay Healthy and Save Money During Holiday Travel

Military families are always on the move.  The holiday season is no exception.  It is rare that military families are fortunate to live near extended family, so during the time from Thanksgiving to
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