NWCA News and Updates

D-DAY LANDING, JUNE 6, 1944.  D-DAY OBSERVANCE, JUNE 6, 2022.

D-DAY LANDING, JUNE 6, 1944. D-DAY OBSERVANCE, JUNE 6, 2022.

From D-Day, June 6, 1944 to today, June 6, 2022 we have Remembered and Honored those who participated in this special day in our American History. This was one of the most pivotal days in World War II. We will always be grateful to all of the Military Service Men and...

NWCA Central Regional Convention held, April 2022

NWCA Central Regional Convention held, April 2022

The Central Regional Convention was recently held in Paris, Texas. The theme for this convention was "The Red River Round Up." Those in attendance visited the local Red River Valley Veterans Memorial and nearby Paris, Texas Eiffel Tower, topped off with a large Red...

NWCA Eastern Regional Convention, April 2022.

NWCA Eastern Regional Convention, April 2022.

The Eastern Regional Convention was recently held at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story -- Virginia Beach, Virginia. The theme for this year's convention was "Telling Our Story." Many stories of past events, current activities and future plans were...

PRESIDENTS’ DAY, February 21, 2022.

PRESIDENTS’ DAY, February 21, 2022.

Today we think about those who have served as President of the United States of America. We also honor the service and birthday of our first United States President, George Washington. There have been 23 U.S. Navy Ships named after former United States Presidents....

We have a New NWCA Scholarship.

We have a New NWCA Scholarship.

Dear Membership, we now have a New NWCA Scholarship to announce: The Past National Presidents Members' Grandchild/Great Grandchild Scholarships. The deadline for application submission is March 31st. Our National President, Allison Barnes is the point of contact for...

November 11, 2021: U.S. Veteran’s Day.

November 11, 2021: U.S. Veteran’s Day.

November 11, 2021: Today we Salute and Honor our United States of America Military Veteran's. We Thank each of these Heroes and their Families for Serving our Country and Protecting our Freedom.

October 7 – October 11, 2021: NWCA National Convention, Paris, TN.

October 7 – October 11, 2021: NWCA National Convention, Paris, TN.

Members of Navy Wives Clubs of America, Inc. (NWCA) take a tour of Darkhorse Lodge, near Paris, TN. while attending National Convention. Darkhorse Lodge is the National Project NWCA has helped to support since 2019. This facility will soon be used to help Combat...

Remember and Honor our Gold Star Families Every Day.

Remember and Honor our Gold Star Families Every Day.

We need to Remember and Honor our Gold Star Families as much as possible. Each and every day these Special Families are reminded of United States of America, Armed Forces Personnel, who gave the 'ultimate sacrifice' while serving on active duty. Please seek out these...

September 17, 2021:  Constitution and Citizenship Day.

September 17, 2021: Constitution and Citizenship Day.

September 17, 2021: Untied States of America Constitution and Citizenship Day. One of most important images, on this Constitution and Citizenship Day, is one that includes our American Flag. This photo shows our Great American Flag flying strong aboard one of our U.S....

September 17, 2021: National POW/MIA Recognition Day.

September 17, 2021: National POW/MIA Recognition Day.

NWCA would like to join with our nation as we pause to remember those service members who were prisoners of war, or who are still listed as missing in action. Since 1979 we have officially set aside the 3rd Friday in September to recognize and honor these American...

September 11, 2021:  “We Shall Never Forget”

September 11, 2021: “We Shall Never Forget”

September 11, 2021. "We Shall Never Forget" Today, we recognize the 20th anniversary date of the attacks on our nation. We Honor those killed and wounded on this day. We salute the Brave actions of our First Responders, Military Forces and Civil Agencies that helped...

Fly The American Flag at Half Mast, Now through Sunset August 30, 2021.

Fly The American Flag at Half Mast, Now through Sunset August 30, 2021.

Please Honor our Fallen American Military Heroes and Injured in Afghanistan by flying your American Flag at Half Mast now and until sunset on Sunday, 30August2021. We continue to be thankful for those protecting our Freedom and Liberty. We send our heart felt thoughts...

August 7, 2021:  Purple Heart Day.

August 7, 2021: Purple Heart Day.

Today, August 7th, 2021 we recognize those Military Members who have been awarded the United States of America, Purple Heart. Through their sacrifice our Nation has remained strong and safe. We thank each of these brave personnel and recognize their devotion to our...

August 4, 2021:  Happy Birthday, United States Coast Guard.

August 4, 2021: Happy Birthday, United States Coast Guard.

The United States Coast Guard celebrated its 231st Birthday on August 4th. We thank these Military Members and their Families for helping to protect our nation and for saving lives each day. As the Coast Guard says: "We strive to serve you with #Honor, #Respect and...

June 20, 2021:  Happy Father’s Day to all of our NWCA Father’s.

June 20, 2021: Happy Father’s Day to all of our NWCA Father’s.

Wishing all of our NWCA Father's the Very Best Happy Father's Day. We Love each of you and thank you for your support and help given throughout the past year. We also send Special Thoughts out to those Father's who are serving today in our United States Armed...

June 14, 2021:  “American” Flag Day.

June 14, 2021: “American” Flag Day.

June 14, 2021. Today we celebrate our American Flag. We celebrate the "Stars and Stipes" and give Honor and Recognition to all of those Military Men and Women who have fought to defend our American Flag. We encourage all of you to join this week and show your American...

June 2021:  NWCA MenRiv Park #240 Delivers 25 Fans to Local Seniors.

June 2021: NWCA MenRiv Park #240 Delivers 25 Fans to Local Seniors.

NWCA #240 recently purchased and delivered 25 fans to local South Carolina, Berkeley County Seniors, who were in need of a fan. MenRiv Park #240 has carried on this tradition of helping local community Seniors for over 20 years. Thanks to #240 members, Linda Hedden...

JUNE 3rd, 2021.  HAPPY 85th BIRTHDAY TO NWCA.

JUNE 3rd, 2021. HAPPY 85th BIRTHDAY TO NWCA.

Today on June 3rd, 2021 we Honor the 85th Birthday of The Navy Wives Clubs of America (NWCA), dba Military Families Worldwide. We celebrate our Membership, both past and present and all of the many wonderful volunteer hours that have been given to help our Military...

Happy Mother’s Day 2021.

Happy Mother’s Day 2021.

Sending each of our NWCA Mom's Special Greetings for a Happy Mother's Day, 2021. We Celebrate You, We Honor You, We Love You.

May 7, 2021:  Military Spouse Appreciation Day.

May 7, 2021: Military Spouse Appreciation Day.

Thank You to All of the Military Spouses on this Spouse Appreciation Day, May 7th, 2021. Our Military Spouses are much appreciated for the support they are giving to our Active Duty Armed Services personnel and Combat Veterans. We Salute You on this special day.

Sending our Love and Best Wishes to those on Patrol.

Sending our Love and Best Wishes to those on Patrol.

NWCA sends out Special Love and Best Wishes to those who are keeping us safe this Valentine's Week, Feb 2021. We are proud of your service to our nation. We also send out Love and Best Wishes to the family members of these Brave Heroes. Here is just one example of...

NWCA Members Sharing a Great Day!

NWCA Members Sharing a Great Day!

December 30, 2020 was a Great Day for members of NWCA who gathered in The Villages, Florida for a meal and lots of laughs. NWCA members including: Nancy Plano Perry, Member at Large; Kathy Moore, Mayport #201; Claire Stacy, Jax #86; Kathy Trittschuh, NWCA Military...

NWCA Helps bring Christmas Joy to local Organizations and Charities.

NWCA Helps bring Christmas Joy to local Organizations and Charities.

Local Navy Wives Clubs of America, Princess Anne #143 and Memphis #119 are helping to bring Christmas Joy to local organizations and Charities. Shown here are Eleanor Holland, representing NWCA Princess Anne # 143, delivering gifts to a local Virginia Beach, VA USO....

December 7, 1941: “a date which will shall live in infamy”

December 7, 1941: “a date which will shall live in infamy”

Today December 7, 2020 we stop to recognize those 2,403 Men and Women who gave the ultimate sacrifice on this date in 1941 at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii and other locations. "Each and every day we preserve their legacy by supporting their mission, victory at sea - Navy.mil,...

10November2020, Happy Birthday United States Marine Corps.

10November2020, Happy Birthday United States Marine Corps.

Today our United States Marine Corps celebrate their 245th Birthday. Pictured are the oldest Marine and Youngest Marine at the National Ceremony. See the full video story at this link: https://www.facebook.com/marines/videos/1038323569913199/

Tricare Open Season Opens Soon:  November 9 – December 14.

Tricare Open Season Opens Soon: November 9 – December 14.

Tricare announces open season is soon to begin. Switch your plan, pay allotments or make no changes at all. Find out more at this link: https://tricare.mil/CoveredServices/BenefitUpdates/Archives/09_08_2020_Open_Season_is_Coming_Take_Time_to_Prepare_Now.

U.S. Navy Announces New Ombudsman-at-Large.

U.S. Navy Announces New Ombudsman-at-Large.

The United States Navy Announced New Ombudsman-at-Large on August 20th. Mrs. Stacey Lindsey and Mrs. Amy Smith now serve as the Chief of Naval Operations' ombudsman-at-large. In their new roles, Lindsey and Smith are volunteer advisors to Admiral Mike Gilday and other...

Happy Birthday United States Coast Guard, August 4, 2020.

Happy Birthday United States Coast Guard, August 4, 2020.

The United States Coast Guard Band, 2020 Happy Birthday United States Coast Guard, August 4, 2020. Today our Coast Guard celebrates 230 years of Dedication and Service to our Nation. Throughout the years the Coast Guard has lived up to its Motto: "Always Ready." See...

Seattle Area kicks off Virtual Fleet Week, July 27th – August 2nd.

Seattle Area kicks off Virtual Fleet Week, July 27th – August 2nd.

The Seattle, Washington area kicks off its Virtual Fleet Week July 27th - July 31st. These are some of the photos from this event, including a photo taken "back in the day" of families, friends and visitors shown lined up to greet and visit one of the Air Craft...

NWCA National Corporation/National Convention Update.

NWCA National Corporation/National Convention Update.

Update as of July 17, 2020: "Out of an abundance of caution, due to COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent restrictive protocols, your Executive Board of Directors has voted to cancel the Annual Corporation/National Convention scheduled for 2020. More details to follow in...

Celebrating Flag Day, June 14, 2020.

Celebrating Flag Day, June 14, 2020.

Today, June 14th, 2020 The United States of America Celebrates our National Flag and its wonderful and lasting history of service. Even though our Flag has undergone many changes in design, it has always represented "One nation, under God with Liberty and Justice for...

Happy Birthday United States Army, June 14, 2020.

Happy Birthday United States Army, June 14, 2020.

June 14, 2020. Happy Birthday to the United States Army. Today our U.S. Army Team celebrates 245 years of service to our Nation. See and learn more about this day of celebration here: https://www.facebook.com/USarmy/

“We Shall Never Forget, D-Day, June 6th.”

“We Shall Never Forget, D-Day, June 6th.”

We Thank our Military Veteran's who served during WW II with Honor and Courage. We Shall Never Forget this Special Day of June 6th. See and hear the story of the D-Day Landings at Normandy at this Link:...

June 3, 2020:  Happy Birthday to NWCA on our 84th year.

June 3, 2020: Happy Birthday to NWCA on our 84th year.

Today, June 3, 2020, NWCA is 84 years "young" and still helping our Military Families, Military Veterans and Local Communities. We salute all those who have helped our Organization through the years from our beginning in 1936. We also salute the "First Lady" of NWCA,...

Virtual Fleet Week coming to New York City.

Virtual Fleet Week coming to New York City.

The United States Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard are scheduled to present Virtual Fleet Week New York 2020 from May 20 - May 26. See and read the story at: http://militarynews.com/app/fleetweeknewyork/

Remember Military Spouse Appreciation Day 2020 on Friday May 8th.

Remember Military Spouse Appreciation Day 2020 on Friday May 8th.

Friday May 8th is Military Spouse Appreciation Day. Take some time to express your appreciation to your Military Spouse on this Special Day. Find out more about this day of Appreciation at: https://www.military.com/spouse/military-spouse-appreciation-day

The USNS Comfort (T-AH-20) Treats First Patient in New York.

The USNS Comfort (T-AH-20) Treats First Patient in New York.

New York: The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH-20) treated its first patients April 1, 2020 in support of the nation's COVID-19 response efforts. Use this link to see and read the full story: https://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=112526 Thank You to our...

USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) departs Naval Base San Diego, March 23, 2020.

USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) departs Naval Base San Diego, March 23, 2020.

This story and photo by U.S. Navy Mass Communication Specialist !st Class David Mora Jr. is taken by a release from the United States Navy Web Site at: https://www.navy.mil/view_imagex.asp?id=310511&t=1. Photo shows the Military Sealift Command hospital ship, USNS...

NWCA Memphis #119 donates to their local Ronald McDonald House.

NWCA Memphis #119 donates to their local Ronald McDonald House.

Do you collect pop tabs, to help support your local Ronald McDonald House? Poptabpalooza is an annual event, that promotes more community-minded children, supports children and families in need, and helps the environment at the same time. In preparation for this years...

Ground Breaking Ceremony of Cecil Field POW MIA Memorial.

Ground Breaking Ceremony of Cecil Field POW MIA Memorial.

This past Saturday (Jan. 18, 2020) our local NWCA clubs of Jacksonville, Florida participated in the Groundbreaking Ceremony at Cecil Fields. These local clubs are looking forward to the upcoming POW/MIA Memorial and Museum! #GoneButNeverForgotten Local clubs: NWCA...

NWCA Memphis #119 Presents Golden Corral a check for Camp Corral.

NWCA Memphis #119 Presents Golden Corral a check for Camp Corral.

Fantastic read and picture below: Enjoy ♥️ NWCA Memphis #119 presenting their local Golden Corral with a check from National for $1000, the money is going to Camp Corral. The mission of Camp Corral is to transform the lives of children of wounded, injured, ill, and...

Naval Services FamilyLine: New Chairman Junifer Thomas

Naval Services FamilyLine: New Chairman Junifer Thomas

Naval Service FamilyLine announces the introduction of their new Chairman, Junifer Thomas. Check out her bio. Welcome Mrs. Thomas. Junifer has been a Navy Spouse for more than 26 years, completed 20 moves, and multiple deployments. She has served with numerous...

Mr. & Mrs Santa Claus!

Mr. & Mrs Santa Claus!

Our very own Ellie & Tom Hamby, better known as Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus, appeared today in Rome, Georgia’s “Let it Be Christmas” parade. Where will we see them next? Children, keep your eyes open for their next app

Naval Services Familyline launches: Anchors Aweigh

Naval Services Familyline launches: Anchors Aweigh

Naval Services Familyline, proudly launches, Anchors Aweigh on YouTube! It was designed to provide spouses, parents, and loved ones a brief overview of what to expect of the Navy life. Coast Guard and Marine Corps families may find some of the videos useful as well....

Veterans Day: We Salute You

Veterans Day: We Salute You

On behalf of The Navy Wives Clubs of America, Inc. dba Military Families Worldwid, we “Thank you” for your service to our country.

Happy 244the Birthday to the United States Marine Corps!           OORAH!

Happy 244the Birthday to the United States Marine Corps! OORAH!

The Marine Corps was founded on November 10, 1775, when the Continental Congress ordered that two battalions of Marines be raised for service as landing forces with the fleet. Marines have participated in all wars of the United States, being in most instances first,...

2019 Navy Ball Celebrated   Around the World.

2019 Navy Ball Celebrated Around the World.

Thanks to the relentless fundraising efforts, of many gracious volunteers, another annual spectacular Navy Ball was celebrated, around the world. The 2019 Navy Ball, saw Sailors suited in their dress blue uniform, with their spouses/significant others, or friends,...

Day of the Deployed

Day of the Deployed

October 26, is National Day of the Deployed, which annually honors the United States military personnel that is deployed around the globe. This day recognizes all of the brave men and women, who have been deployed, are sacrificing, or have sacrificed their lives to...

NWCA 80th National Convention Closing Banquet 10/14/19.

NWCA 80th National Convention Closing Banquet 10/14/19.

The NWCA 80th National Convention came to a closing this evening, as the new 2019-2020 National Board were installed by the outgoing National President Sheryl Bice and National Vice President Amy Roberson, Our new National President Melissa Worthey, and our National...

NWCA Daughters in Dixie #300 Attend “A Gathering in the Pines” POW/MIA and Gold Star Mother’s Recognition Event, Sponsored by the Veteran Councils of Baker, Clay, Duval Nassau and St. Johns Counties, Florida, September 21, 2019.

NWCA Daughters in Dixie #300 Attend “A Gathering in the Pines” POW/MIA and Gold Star Mother’s Recognition Event, Sponsored by the Veteran Councils of Baker, Clay, Duval Nassau and St. Johns Counties, Florida, September 21, 2019.

Members of NWCA Daughters in Dixie #300 were attendance on September 21, 2019 to help lend support in recognizing our United States Military POW's/MIA's and Gold Star Mother's. The event was held at the Chapel of The High Speed Pass, Cecil Field Conference Center,...

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