Announcing the Base Winners for the 2023 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year®

WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 14, 2023) - The names of individual Base winners were announced today for the 2023 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year® award. Winners were selected from a group of more than 300 nominees after one week of national online voting. 

Americans are invited to learn more about each of these accomplished Base Spouses of the Year® at

Since 2013, nominations have been accepted at the Base (Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and Space Force), District (Coast Guard), and State (National Guard) level. Voters then elect a Base-level winner at each installation. Base Spouses of the Year® represent the best leaders and advocates for their local community. They are key to trailblazing grassroots efforts that drive change and make the community more inclusive. The award recipients are inducted into a year-round program for military spouses to earn leadership credentials, expand their networks, and learn valuable life and advocacy skills.

"The Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year® Award is the nation's top military spouse honor. It celebrates the efforts and achievements of military spouses who work to make a difference in their communities and for all military families. AFI remains proud of its long-established institution founded to give back and recognize the sacrifice and reward the selfless work of military spouses who continue to catalyze their collective power to make a difference in the world," said Lieutenant General Stanley E. "Sid" Clarke III, U.S. Air Force (Ret.) and AFI Chairman.”

Voting to select winners will be held in multiple phases:

  • February 23: Branch Finalists Announced

  • February 28-March 1: Branch Vote

  • March 6: Branch Winners Announced

  • March 9-10: National Vote

The overall 2023 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year® will be revealed at an invite-only VIP event in Washington, DC, on May 11, 2023, attended by Base- and Branch-level winners, senior military leaders, elected officials, and community partners.

For more information about the Military Spouse of the Year® leadership award, including voting rules and regulations and sponsorship opportunities, visit

About Armed Forces Insurance: 
Armed Forces Insurance was founded in 1887 by military leaders with a single mission: to protect the property of those who protect our nation. The company provides premium quality, competitively priced property, and casualty insurance to military professionals throughout the United States and overseas. Armed Forces Insurance understands that its members have unique circumstances and insurance needs, enabling the company to offer a level of personalized service that's unequaled in the industry. For more information, visit the website at or call 1-800-495-8234, and follow us on LinkedInFacebookTwitter, and Instagram

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