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The Army Officers' Spouses' Club of the Greater Washington Area (AOSCGWA) is a group of diverse officers' spouses living in the greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. In existence since 1974, the club is a social and charitable non-profit club. 

AOSCGWA offers our members social interaction and volunteer opportunities. We hold monthly luncheons between September and May on the third Thursday of the month at Patton Hall on Joint Base Myer Henderson Hall, Virginia. Pre-paid reservations are required. We would love to meet you at one of our luncheons!

Along with the luncheons you can also participate by joining a Special Activity, or attending a Zip Code get together. Currently our Special Activities include: a walking group, cinema group, bridge, Great Decisions, tours and bible study. Our Zip Code get togethers allow you to connect with spouses who live in your area.  We also have International Spouses that participate in our club.

Want to become a member?

Membership is voluntary and open to spouses of:  military officers of the U.S. Army and the other Military Services who are active duty, in the Reserve Components, retired from active duty, retired from reserve component duty, and those separated from service who maintain eligibility for rights and privileges that accompany the family member ID and DA civilians (GS-9 and above).  Members can also be: spouses of accredited Military Attaches and Assistant Attaches assigned to embassies in Washington DC; spouses of foreign officers (sponsored by their respective embassies) assigned to duties in the National Capital Region; spouses of the Superintendent and the Deputy Superintendent of Arlington National Cemetery during their sponsor's tenure; designated Honorary members; and other persons deemed appropriate upon approval of the President.

Benefits of Membership

AOSCGWA dues are $30 per year. This membership fee includes access to:  reservations to our monthly luncheons, Backchannels monthly newsletter, a variety of club-sponsored activities and special programs, invitation to the annual Joint Armed Forces of  Washington Luncheon (JAFOWL) and our membership directory. Those who are eligible for membership in AOSCGWA may attend only one function as a guest, then must be a member to continue attending.

Members of the Army Officers' Spouses’ Club of the Greater Washington Area live throughout the metro area in Maryland, Washington D.C., and Virginia, including Joint Base Fort Myer-Henderson Hall, Fort McNair, and Fort Belvoir. We hope you become a member.  To join please visit our membership page


PO Box 1124 • Fort Myer, VA 22211

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