You are a Blue Star Mother if have a son or daughter serving in the Armed Forces of the United States of America. You are also a Blue Star Mother if you had a son or daughter who successfully served and received an Honorable discharge from the Armed Forces of the United States. If you are the father of a son or daughter serving in the Armed Forces of the United States of America then you are a Blue Star Dad.
Parents of recruits in the military, who are at the first level (entry-level) of their military service are Blue Star Mothers and are permitted to join the Blue Star Mothers of America organization. You may request membership after your son or daughter takes the oath of enlistment at MEPS and has shipped off to BMT (basic military training) in the military.
If you are a mother living in the USA or its Territories of a child (biological, adopted, or one to whom she has been a stepmother at least from the time that the child was thirteen (13) years old) who is serving or who has been honorably or medically discharged from, the Armed Forces of the United States, it’s reserve units and activated Merchant Marines from World War II to the present is eligible for membership in the Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc.
Dad’s may join as Associate Members or form a Dad’s auxiliary to a chapter. They may charge a fee, elect officers, develop projects, conduct meetings and join with the parent organization in its mission.
Associate Members assist the chapter in supporting the mission of the Blue Star Mothers of America. Any family member or friend may join. In accordance with the BSMA Congressional Charter Associate Members pay no fees, hold no office, and do not vote in organization business.
You may join any BSMA Chartered Chapter in the United States of America. It is easy to join.... choose one of the following, email our chapter, or download our membership form, go to the National Blue Star Mothers web page to sign up or attend one of our meetings.