Welcome to the GSW Middle Atlantic Region Page!

There are 6 Chapters within the Middle Atlantic Region

New York:
New York Chapter (New York City area)

Upstate New York Empire Chapter

Philadelphia Chapter

New Jersey:
There is no active chapter in New Jersey. New Jersey residents are considered Middle Atlantic Region Members At Large.

There is no active chapter in Delaware. Delaware residents are considered Middle Atlantic Region Members At Large.

District of Columbia:
Capitol View Chapter

Arlington Chapter*
Potomac Chapter*

Capitol View Chapter

About the Region:

Marie Speer Founder of Gold Star Wives at a past Region Conference in Cape May, NJ

The Middle Atlantic Region reaches from Northern New York to Southern Virginia and from the Atlantic Ocean to the Appalachian Mountains. 



The Annual Region Conference is held once a year in March or April. This year our Annual Conference will be a Zoom Call on Sunday, April 24, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. Gold Star Wives Members will receive the access information in the Region Newsletter or in the Region Blog for Members Only.

2022-2023 Regional Officers:

President: Raina Taylor
Vice President: Christine Chojnicki
Treasurer:  Pat Jacobs
Secretary: Aseneth Blackwell
Historian: Dot Shelmet
Chaplain: Margaret Selby
Parliamentarian: Tracey Koehlmoos

Contact us at: ejmccourt@aol.com

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Thank you to our 2022 Corporate Sponsors! See 2022 Convention Sponsors!

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For additional information, or to become a Gold Star Wives Corporate Sponsor, please visit our sponsorship page.

Gold Star Wives of America, Inc

Gold Star Wives of America, Inc.

Gold Star Wives is a Congressionally Chartered non-profit service organization that is capable of providing services to the active duty and service-connected military surviving spouses.

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Birmingham, Alabama Office
P.O. Box 361986
Birmingham, AL 35236
Email: info@goldstarwives.org
Phone: 1-888-751-6350

Washington DC Office
200 N.Glebe Road Rm 435
Arlington, VA 22203-3755

Gold Star Wives of America, Inc. is a non-profit 501(C)4 National Military Widow/Widowers Service Organization chartered by the United States Congress. Donations are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes but may be deductible as trade or business expenses. Copyright © 2021.

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