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Contact a MOWW Chapter

To learn more about MOWW in your local area, please contact the Region Commanders of the following regions that have chapters where you live via the email links below:

Other Questions?

  • For an application: please go to "Become a Member" or "Join Us" on this website's homepage (, or look in the right column on this page and click on "MOWW Fm 1, MOWW Membership Application."


Purpose of the Order & Chapter Locations

  • Purpose: MOWW is a patriotic Veterans Service Organization (VSO) founded in 1919 by officers who served under General of the Armies John J. “Blackjack” Pershing. The purpose of the Order is to promote patriotism, civic responsibility, public service and leadership in the nation’s communities.


  • Locations: The Order is present throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam and the Virgin Islands via its chapters and geographically proximate to the residences of Companions (members). These geographic areas organized into regions, which are comprised of chapters. These chapters a serve the veterans, youth, first responders and others in the local communities via their education, recognition, public speaker and community support outreach programs. 

Membership Eligiblity

  • Officers: MOWW is a patriotic, non-partisan organization of federally-commissioned, warrant or flight officers, be they officers who are retired, former, on active duty or members of the Reserves or the National Guard—to include active duty for training—in the seven Uniformed Services of the United States of America. The Uniformed Services are: the United States Army (USA), the United States Navy (USN), the United States Marine Corps (USMC) the United States Air Force (USAF), the United States Space Force (USSF), the United States Coast Guard (USCG), the United States Public Health Service (USPHS), and the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
  • Family: Family members who are directly related to eligible officers within two degrees of consanguinity (i.e., spouse, son/step-son, daughter/step-daughter, grandson/grandaughter) are also eligible as Hereditary Members.

"It is nobler to serve than to be served"