• Blue Star Families to host Blue Star Welcome Week Sept. 24-Oct. 2

    This year, Blue Star Families is encouraging the creation of new relationships and community awareness during Blue Star Welcome Week from Sept. 24 to Oct. 2.

  • Get vaccinated against COVID-19 to protect each other, health care workers: SecVA

    Getting vaccinated against COVID-19 is the best way to protect others and health care workers from hospitalization and death, VA Secretary Denis McDonough said Jan. 19 at a Blue Star Families online forum.

  • Blue Star Families Welcome Week 2021

    Blue Star Welcome Week is an opportunity for military and Veteran families across the country to get to know their communities better, form connections with their neighbors, and feel a sense of belonging in their new homes. 

  • VA family and caregiver resources

    Family members of Veterans are currently facing two challenges – supporting the Veteran they love with all they are thinking and feeling and coping with their own thoughts and feelings. VA has resources and information for both of these challenges.

  • Let’s talk about Afghanistan: Resources for Veterans and their families

    Due to Veterans from all eras reacting to the events in Afghanistan, such as withdrawal and take over by the Taliban, VA is working quickly to share resources, call center information, peer support and other community services.

  • AARP, Blue Star Families to host caregiving virtual town hall

    AARP and Blue Star Families are providing guidance to Veteran caregivers to improve Veteran care during COVID-19 and beyond. Take part in the Military Caregivers: Celebrating America’s Hidden Heroes virtual town hall on Tuesday, May 18 at 3 p.m. ET.

  • Paying it forward during Military Appreciation Month with Operation Gratitude and BSF

    Operation Gratitude invites you to help pay it forward to our troops this May for Military Appreciation Month.

  • Veterans, military, families get answers to COVID-19 vaccine questions

    Veterans and military members received answers to COVID-19 vaccine questions from senior medical and military leaders during a virtual session Feb. 4

  • I don’t know what it’s like: New PSAs

    Joining Forces, an initiative launched by Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, has reached out through their Veterans Crisis Hotline PSAs.

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