VFW #3890 will host a meeting Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. at the post home, located at 133 W. Fletcher, on how to join the Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc., a non-partisan, non-discriminatory and non-profit organization.
A mother or stepmother (since the child was of the age of 13) who has a son or daughter who is serving or has been honorably discharged from the Armed Forces of the United States is eligible to join.
Services included are the U.S. Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, National Guard, Reserve Unit and Merchant Marines.
Blue Star Dads can join as associate members. The Blue Star Dads is in the process of reorganization. Until the group is reorganized, dads should apply as an associate member. There are Blue Star Dad pins available.
A father or stepfather (since the child was of the age of 13) who has a son or daughter who is serving or has been honorably discharged is eligible from the same above listed branches of service.
Blue Star Associates also include a spouse, sister, brother, grandparent, aunt, uncle, cousin or friend of someone who is serving or has been honorably discharged
For more information, contact Debbie Metz at 464-4070 or Sue Ohlrich at 354-5978.