Recognition of Ed and Bridget Blehm

December 5, 2017

Community members Ed and Bridget Blehm were recognized by the City Council.

Yorba Linda Couple Opens Lake Arrowhead Home for Military Families

December 4, 2017

A Yorba Linda couple opened a Lake Arrowhead cabin for active military families to use as a sanctuary.

AARP Honors Bridget Blehm with Andrus Award

November 23, 2017

This Thanksgiving AARP in California took part in a special dinner and expression of gratitude to one Orange County resident who has gone above and beyond for our community.

AARP Honors Bridget Blehm with Andrus Award

November 23, 2017

This Thanksgiving AARP in California took part in a special dinner and expression of gratitude to one Orange County resident who has gone above and beyond for our community.

Thanksgiving Wishes from Congressman Ed Royce

November 23, 2017

From my family to yours, I'd like to wish everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving. We have so much to be thankful for, and this year I'd like to share one person in particular who deserves our gratitude.

Yorba Linda Resident Sworn in as Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army

November 7, 2017

Bridget Blehm was one of five Californians to be selected to serve as a CASA, which comes with a

3-star general rank.

The Re-Entry Lodge -  A Place for Military Families to Reconnect

October 8, 2015

Bridget Blehm's dream of setting up a home in Lake Arrowhead for service members returning from deployment just became a reality.

Woman Hopes to Create a Retreat for

Returning Servicemembers

August 18, 2014

Bridget Blehm's seven uncles and her father served in the U.S. Army. Every day a golden button from her dad's uniform hangs from a chain around her neck.

NCL Fashion Show to Benefit Military Families

February 26, 2014

The Yorba Linda Chapter of Nationa Charity League Inc. hosted a fashion show and silent auction on Sunday to raise funds for FFAM – For Families of Active Military.

11th MEU Receives Unique Donation

November 22, 2013

Marines and sailors from Camp Pendleton were the fortunate recipients of donated diapers from Huggies. 

Soldiers Spend Thanksgiving on Water

November 22, 2012

The cheers began about 1 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, as soldier after soldier stepped off two buses outside the clubhouse at the East Lake Village Community.

Marine Wives Get "Cinderella" Treatment

June 10, 2012

For Families of Active Military sponsor a day at

Yorba Linda salon for Camp Pendleton Marine wives

in preparation for squaron's return.

Warehouse for Military Personnel Donations

April 17, 2012

For Families of Active Military recently announced the grand opening of their Warehouse for War Heroes.

For Families of Active Military

November 19, 2011

In November of 2009 I sought the support of my readers for a unique group - For Families of Active Military (FFAM). Today I am renewing that call.

Warehouse for Military Personnel Donations

April 17, 2012

For Families of Active Military recently announced the grand opening of their Warehouse for War Heroes.

FFAM - A Food for the Soul Story

October 28, 2011

Bridget Blehm and her husband Ed started the East Lake boat parade 24 years ago. Her current passion is her non-profit organization "For Families of Active Military" which exists to support our military families.

For Families of Active Military

November 13, 2009

A group of volunteers in Yorba Linda, California are doing great things for our Marines and soldiers in southern California.