Welcome to AOSCGWA

The Army Officers' Spouses' Club of the Greater Washington Area (AOSCGWA) is a non-profit organization seeking to enrich the quality of life of Soldiers, Family Members and DA Civilians in the Military District of Washington community. 

We offer friendship, special activities and volunteer opportunities.  There  are Zip Code Groups to make it easier to connect to the military spouses who live near you. Our volunteers organize monthly luncheons,  fun activities and share information about unique opportunities available in the Washington D.C. area. 

Funds are raised through our Ways and Means and other activities in order to provide scholarships, community grants and support our military community.  If you love being with people, come join us. We can't wait to meet you!

Important Things


For AOSCGWA Membership click HERE.


June Backchannels

The AOSCGWA newsletter for June is available in our "Members" section. Log in with your email and password to view.

International Farewell Hosted by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs' Wife Mrs. Dunford
To view more photos of the International Farewell, click HERE

Our 2017 Scholarship Recipients

Recognizing our Vietnam Widows
To view more photos from the May luncheon click HERE

   International Showcase
To view more photos of the showcase click HERE.

Our President

Kelly Kreis



Welcome to the D.C. area and to AOSCGWA – the Army’s spouse club!  The club was established at Fort Myer in 1974, and has a long history of service within the military community.  This year we continue the tradition with service projects, fundraisers for military connected organizations, and scholarships.  It is not all work.  We have a good time, learn a thing or two, and most importantly make life-long friendships.  Our club is unique, with members from across all of the Army’s components.  They range in age from their twenties to their eighties and beyond.  We are very proud of the longevity of many of our members and value the wisdom and mentorship they provide.  We also have many International Spouses, who represent countries from across the world and spouses from the other services.


Upcoming events/Tours

  • Enjoy the summer. Check back soon for 2017-2018 events.


You are eligible to become a member of AOSCGWA and participate in all events and activities if you are a spouse of an accredited attache (Defense, Military, Air Force, Naval) or assistant attache assigned to embassies in Washington DC; (OR) a spouse of a foreign officer assigned to duties in the National Capital Region.


Important Links

Directions to Fort Myer

Click here for a printable map.

Fort Myer, Virginia, is located across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., adjacent to Arlington National Cemetery. Fort Myer has three gates:

Hatfield Gate on Washington Blvd. at South 2nd Street -- Main gate, open at all times;

Wright Gate on Marshall Dr. at Meade St. just off Rte 110 --Open from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. seven days a week

Henry Gate on Arlington Blvd. (U.S. Rt. 50) at North Pershing Dr. -- CLOSED

PO Box 1124
 • Fort Myer, VA 22211

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