Frequently Asked Questions

How do I become a member of Blue Star Mothers of America?

Requirements for joining are on the National Chapter Membership Requirements page.
You will find a printable membership form link at the bottom of this page.

How can I find a Chapter in my area?

Go to the National Chapter's page.
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 $10.00 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.

Do I need to join BSMA before joining the Yahoo group for BSMA?

You should have the BSMA in the mail or printed to go into the mail before applying to join our Yahoo group. Yahoo is a free service, but our group is closed except to members of BSMA.

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