Soldier

A soldier is a defender of our freedoms, and he or she is deserving of all our respect, admiration, and gratitude for being willing to sacrifice so much for us every day.
Blue Star Mothers of America
Military Outreach Stories

What Is a Blue Star Mother?

For a military mom, an organization that is a safe place and answers hard questions.

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Delace's daughter Ember
Angels

Christmas Angels Watched Over Her Daughter in Iraq

A mother uses her finely honed crafting skills to bring a touch of Christmas spirit to her daughter's company of combat medics in Iraq.

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Corey Kent
Inspiring Stories

A Smart Home Helps an Injured Vet's Fatherhood Dreams Come True

When Corey Kent lost both his legs in an IED explosion in Afghanistan, he thought he'd never be an active dad. This smart home changes everything. 

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Flag day
Military Families

A Military Mom on Flag Day

Honoring those military heroes who have sacrificed for their country and spiritual heroes as well.

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A dog helps a veteran with PTSD.
Military Outreach Stories

How a Dog Helped a Military Veteran Heal

A golden retriever leads the way out of the suffering from PTSD.

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Appreciating military spouses.
Military Families

Appreciating Military Spouses

They aren’t on the front lines, but they are the backbone of our military and deserve all the recognition and gratitude we can give.

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Remembering those wounded in war
Military Families

How to Support Silver Star Families

Military veterans wounded in a war zone and their families need our help.

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May is National Military Appreciation Month.
Military Families

May Is Military Appreciation Month

During National Military Appreciation Month, 5 ways you can honor and support the families of those who serve.

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Mother holding hands with son
Military Families

The Hands of My Son

A military mom’s memories of a son who grew from a boy to a Marine.

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Hidden military heroes in your community.
Military Families

Hidden Military Heroes in Your Community

If you don’t think you know anyone in service, here are 4 ways to take a closer look. You may be surprised.

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