Kathy Roth-Douquet

  • Top DoD experts call for sweeping personnel changes

    A year-long task force wants the Defense Department to change childcare, TRICARE and the “up or out” system.

  • Uncertainty that surrounds the military lifestyle

    “They face concerns about their economic security and they face concerns about their isolation from the larger community, from family and friends, and everyday Americans,” Kathy Roth-Douquet, president and CEO of Blue Star Families, told Federal News Radio Custom Media Director Jason Fornicola on this week’s In Focus. “By actively seeking to employ military spouses and train them in portable careers, we can help address that very difficult issue without impacting the federal government budget. And in terms of creating connections, Blue Star Families runs a number of programs to help connect Americans to the militaries in their community.