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October 2019

Check out the Conventions Page for information about the 2019 Annual Convention in Colorado Springs, CO. coming in October. Register soon for a place to come for greeting those we haven't see for a year or more and enjoy the scenic Rocky Mountain views while greeting friends we only get to see once a year. Registration forms are now available.


Check out our SMW Book “Military Wives and Widows Tell their Stories”

In North Carolina author's final book, military wives and widows share their stories.

This anthology is sponsored by the Society of Military Widows as a celebration of its 50th anniversary. Editor, Rita Berman says "Military Wives and Widows Tell Their Stories," is her sixth and final book. "I really can't think of anything else I want to write about." Previous works have included a biography, a mystery-romance, her dating adventures, and the story of her childhood in England during the London Blitz. In "Military Wives and Widows Tell Their Stories," Berman compiles 26 accounts that tell about service life from perspectives of the wives and widows. "They recall falling in love with a man in uniform," she says. "Some widows are in their 80s, one is 95 and some are as young as about 40." She has included her own story in the book. "Including WWII to the present day, the United States has been involved in 19 wars or conflicts that resulted in the deaths of service members. Except for NOAA all branches of the uniformed services are represented. Some of the women were also in the military." All royalties from sale of the Kindle or paper-back versions will go to the Society of Military Widows. Berman, who has been a freelance writer for more than 50 years lives in Mebane, N.C. Available on Amazon KDP. And will be available at the SMW Convention in Colorado Springs, CO this coming October.