Blue Star Mothers are a congressionally sanctioned organization with no religious or political party affiliation which provides support to our military community, soldiers, our Gold Star Sisters and each other. Membership is open to all Mothers and Stepmothers of currently serving members or honorably discharged members of the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard and National Guard. We are active volunteers for many organizations and raise funds for many more. We are social, supportive and community active. We welcome new and prospective members to our growing membership. Associate Membership is open to spouses, sisters, brothers, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins or friends of the above. Greater Tampa Bay Chapter Florida 3 (FL3) encompasses Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco counties, Orlando and Lakeland areas.