SAN ANTONIO - Making a new place your home is the goal of the annual launch of Blue Star welcome week.
The event kicked off this morning with Mayor Nirenberg and the office of military and veteran affairs,
"The research also shows that 30% of active-duty respondents feel a sense of belonging to their local communities, local civilian communities. So clearly there's room for us as a nation to improve," said Mayor Ron Nirenberg.
The event offers opportunities for military families to meet and engage with members of their new communities to aid their transition.
Blue Star families, the sponsoring non-profit, hopes to create a sense of belonging by aiding with readiness and support programs for the whole family.