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Press Releases

11/22/2022

Army Spouse Launches First Community Food Pantry at Fort Leavenworth as Military Families Face Food Insecurity

At Fort Leavenworth, U.S. Army spouse Monica Bassett is addressing food insecurity head-on. She serves her community with boxes of food donations, just as her husband serves in the military. She started all this out of her garage, but with the support of the community, Bassett will open the Stronghold Community Food Pantry on Tuesday, November 22.

05/05/2022

Sarah Streyder Named 2022 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year®

Sarah Streyder, a Space Force spouse, was named the 2022 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year® today in recognition of her outstanding commitment to the military community.

03/07/2022

2022 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year® Branch Winners Announced

It is with great pleasure that after hundreds of nominations and thousands of national votes, the 2022 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year® Branch winners have been selected.

02/17/2022

Announcing the Base Winners for the 2022 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year®

The names of individual Base winners were announced today for the 2022 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year® award.

12/03/2021

Nationwide Nominations Now Open for 2022 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year®

For the thirteenth year, nominations for the 2022 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year® (AFI MSOY) award are now open.

08/30/2021

Paulette Fryar To Be Honored at Special Awards Luncheon As the 2021 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year®

Fryar will be honored as the 2021 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year® (MSOY), in recognition of her outstanding commitment to the military community, at an awards luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 9 at 12 p.m. at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel in Arlington, VA.

08/04/2021

Military Marriage Day Set to Celebrate Both Oaths and Vows of Military Couples Amid Higher Divorce Rates of Deployed Military Members

B. Carroll Events presents Military Marriage Day (MMD), an annual event designed to celebrate both oaths and vows of U.S. military couples. The second annual event, sponsored by Armed Forces Insurance, will kick off virtually on Saturday, August 14, 2021, with an overarching vision to build strong relationships through inspiring moments and greater growth and connection to military couples.

03/23/2021

Armed Forces Insurance Postpones 2021 Military Spouse of the Year® Week

Due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic and the need for social distancing, Armed Forces Insurance (AFI), along with sponsors and key community stakeholders, has decided to postpone the 2021 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year® (AFI MSOY) week, initially scheduled for May 3-7, 2021, in Washington, D.C. and will now be held September 7-9, 2021.

08/10/2020

Armed Forces Insurance Extends 2020 Military Spouse of the Year® Term

Armed Forces Insurance (AFI) announced that it had made the difficult decision to extend the 2020 AFI Military Spouse of the Year® (MSOY) class into a two-year term due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The company had hoped to hold events later this year, but with uncertainty as to when mass participation events might be allowed, this is no longer possible.

08/10/2020

Community Celebrates Military Marriages with Special Event

The creator of the Marriage Bridge Blueprint honors fellow military members in matrimony with virtual, an official Military Marriage Day, and week-long, one-of-a-kind experience.

05/07/2020

2020 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year® Awarded

For the first time in award history, a Coast Guard spouse, Paulette Fryar, has been named the 2020 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year®, a program designed to honor and recognize exceptional spouses who have made a selfless commitment to serve their community.

10/02/2018

Military Spouse of the Year® Program acquired by Armed Forces Insurance

It is with great pleasure that Military Spouse Magazine and Armed Forces Insurance (AFI) announce the recent re-structure and expansion of the Military Spouse of the Year® (MSOY) program.