How do I become a member of Blue Star Mothers of America?
You can attend a meeting and sign up with the chapter in your area. Or if you want to go online to the National Chapter Membership Requirements page.
How can I find a Chapter in my area?
If you are in the SE MN area and are able to attend a meeting in Rochester The Chapter 10 holds it the 2nd Tuesday of every month, except July. If you do not have a chapter in your area you can join at large.
How much does it cost to join?
The cost is $30.00 per year. The pin is optional and costs $10.00. You can request a pin when you register.
How can I start a Chapter in my area?
You need five members to start a Chapter. If you have five members, please request a packet to obtain a charter for your area. You may also post on the forum for help. You can have members join the National Chapter until you reach sufficient numbers.
What about Service Star Flags? Who can display them and where do you get them?
The National Chapter has a page dedicated to service star flags. The flags may be flown by family members in support of those in the family who are serving. There are links to purchase the flag, as well as links with history of the flag. Displaying a flag that is made at home is also acceptable.
Our organization not only provides support for active duty service personnel, promotes patriotism, assists Veterans organizations, and are available to assist in homeland volunteer efforts to help our country remain strong.