Blue Star Voices


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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Why it meant so much for the First Lady and her family to visit Military Families stationed overseas

Overseas assignments can be tough on a military family. Adapting to a new culture, learning a new language, and being far from family during the holidays makes it especially challenging.

Re-entering the work force? Find a mentor!

When I began my re-entry into the workforce in 2014, I found the job search process had changed since I left in 2002.

10 Things You Need to Know about Living in Germany

1. Everything (everything!) is closed on Sunday – get to know your neighbors for that inevitable moment on Sunday evening when you realize you’re missing a crucial ingredient for dinner.
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