Region VIII is one of 14 Regions established by The Military Order of the World Wars national organization.

Region VIII consists of Oklahoma and Texas, except El Paso which is in Region XIII.

Region VIII has

2 Chapters in Oklahoma

11 Chapters in Texas

We invite you to contact us or the Chapter near you for the opportunity to work with other members in your community.


Membership in the order is open to anyone who has served as a Commissioned or Warrant Officer in any of the Uniformed Services of the United States, including their descendents.  Membership classifications are Regular, Perpetual (and Hereditary for Descendants).

Take time to serve your country and help us promote and encourage

     •  Good Citizenship

     •  Patriotic Education

     •  Military Service

     •  Public Service

     •  National Security

     •  Youth Programs

If you have interest in affiliating with the Order or learning more about it, we certainly encourage you to contact us.


August 15, 2017

The Military Order of the World Wars is a national patriotic organization of American Military Officers, Warrant Officers, Flight Officers and their descendants of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the United States Public Health Service (USPHS).  It includes active, reserve component, retired, or former service members.

Region VIII Story



•  Congressional Charter - Provides recognition for MOWW as leading veterans organization.

•  Patriotic Education Activities - Sponsors Youth Leadership Conferences & Forums to spread the word about Individual Responsibility, Citizenship, Patriotism and the Free Enterprise System.

•  ROTC Programs - Supported the establishment and growth of ROTC programs during the years prior to World War II and continues to recognize outstanding Cadets, Junior and Senior ROTC units.

•  Boy and Girl Scout Programs - Offers recognition or achievement at the hightest levels in the Scouting program.

•  Massing of the Colors - Instituted in the 1920's, now celebrated in Communities across the Nation as a stirring Patriotic Ceremony.

•  Distinguished Service Award - Presents the award each year to nationally recognized Patriots, who are honored for extraordinary contributions to our National Defense.

•  Officier Review Magazine - Publishing ten issues annually, generating numerous awards over the year for articles written by Members of the Order.

•  Armed Forces Day - Originally established as "Army Day", as a result of the efforts of the Order and converted to "Armed Forces Day" in 1950.

•  Purple Heart Medal - Re-authorized during the tenure of Army Chief of Staff General Douglas Mac Arthur, who also served as the elected Commander in Chief of the MOWW.

MOWW founded by

General John J. Pershing