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"We believe surviving spouses and dependent children need an organization dedicated solely to their needs, concerns, and welfare.”

Welcome to the GSW Middle Atlantic Region Page!

There are 8 Chapters within the Middle Atlantic Region

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

Philadelphia Chapter

New Jersey:
There is no active chapter in New Jersey.

There is no active chapter in Delaware.

District of Columbia:
Capitol View Chapter

Arlington Chapter*
Potomac Chapter*

Capitol View Chapter

About the Region:

Marie Speer Founder of Gold Star Wives at the 2013 Middle Atlantic Regional 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 Region conference is held once a year in March or April. 

2019 Middle Atlantic Region Conference

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2019-2020 Regional Officers:

President: Chrissie Chojnicki
Vice President: Aseneth Blackwell
Treasurer:  Pat Jacobs
Secretary: Dot Shelmet
Historian: Dot Shelmet
Chaplain: Ellen McCourt
Parliamentarian: Raina Taylor

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Thank you to our Corporate Sponsors!

Gold Level ($2,500+/yr) Join our List of Gold Level Sponsors!


Silver Level ($1,500+/yr) Become our first 2019 Silver Level Sponsor!

Bronze Level ($500+/yr) Become our first 2019 Bronze Level Sponsor!

Additional Sponsors ($100+/yr): CarolMarie Smith

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 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

Phone: 1-888-751-6350

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

Gold Star Wives of America, Inc

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.

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