Stars for our Troops 
In the News 


Susan Wells, Founder of Stars for our Troops, receives George Washington Award
at the NIFDA Convention on October 5, 2021


Military mom collects stars from soon-to-be retired American flags, 
bestows them upon service people, first responders
 Aug 8, 2017​

Program Distributes American Flag Stars as Thank You
June 13, 2017

Stars For Our Troops Searching For Flags
June 2017

Pamela O’Dell of Stars For Our Troops, Stopped by Troop K Headquarters
APRIL 3, 2017​

Stars for Our Troops Program Expands to DeFuniak Springs, FL
Feb 24, 2017

Gladstone hosts thank you for first responders
 Feb 17, 2017 

That's SEW Debbie Veteran Sock Drive
Feb 3, 2017


Stars For Our Troops, A Gesture Of Thanks To Veterans
The Times-Leader - 12/28/2016​

‘Stars for our Troops’ attracting supporters locally and nationally
November 28, 2016

Girl Scouts deliver U.S. flag stars to vets, first responders

Recycled stars being passed out to vets, others
August 25, 2016

Flag Retirement at Quantico Nat'l Cemetery, 
with Patriot Guard Riders from many states May 28, 2016​

Stars for our Troops presentation before Thames River Detachment meeting 
June 12, 2016

Video from Monday, May 9, at the NYS Assembly.


St. Paul School students participating in ‘Stars for Our Troops’ program 
Dec 8, 2015

Girl Scout Troop 134 participates in Stars for our Troops project
 November 22, 2015

 "Respect for Vets Flag Collection" J P Case Middle School, NJ
June 9, 2015

First Responders now receive Stars for our Troops
May 15, 2015​

Jonathan Derr earns Eagle Scout award Project in AZ
Feb 16, 2015

Project uses star power to thank vets, troops from Your Niskayuna, 
Feb 12, 2015 Daily Gazette, NY 


Stars for our Troops on Local News 11/10/14
CBS 6 listed Stars for our Troops as one of the top 10 Stories in 2014

Stars for our Troops honored at NYSBA Luncheon

Girl Scouts in Chesapeake take action for Veterans Day
NOVEMBER 11, 2014​

Havasu, AZ Boy Scout seeking worn U.S. flags to achieve coveted rank
Oct 12, 2014

South Miami church volunteers find unique way
 to honor troops, veterans

Veterans at heart of 'Stars for Our Troops' program,
Cape Coral, Florida

90,000 Stars honor troops, veterans
Times Union January 26, 2014


Wichita Ks Women Use Worn American Flags 
to give star treatment to troops, veterans
Wichita Eagle, Dec. 28, 2013

Hints from Heloise
Syndicated Column across the USA

Cohoes-Waterford Elks honor Veterans at Veterans Day Luncheon
November 2013

Memorial Day Weekend
Article from
that went around the world

Stars From Old American Flags Find a New Use
June 3, 2013​


January 17, 2012
Girl Scouts team up with Stars for our Troops

January 18, 2012
Girl Scouts team up to honor our Soldiers


November 2011
Middle Schoolers Lend a Little Holiday Spirit

November 16 2011
Kingsways Salutes Veterans

October 4, 2011

August 29, 2011
Flags rising 10 years later

August 8, 2011 - Fox News
  Stories from your Streets

May 26, 2011
Retired flags and retired vets remain on the job

April 11, 2011
Impact News, Lakeway, Texas

March 12, 2011
Odyssey of the Minds

January 7, 2011
Family Fortress


Nov 21, 2010 - Troy Record
‘Stars for our Troops’ starting to brighten veterans' days in Troy

October 8, 2010
According to Jim - Stars-for-our-Troops
According to Jim

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