Slogan: AWO !! HIGH !!

The Air Wives Organisation (AWO) is an organisation whose membership comprises all wives of personnel of the Ghana Air Force. The organisation has been in existence for over 30 years with branches in Accra, Takoradi and Tamale Air Force Bases. The Organization is governed by a constitution.

AWO aims to provide a forum for meaningful and fruitful interaction for its members, to aid them better manage their homes whiles their husbands are away on missions, operations, or are busy serving the nation.

The management of the organisation is vested in the Executive Committee whose leadership includes the Base Commander’s wife as the President and Magajia who attends to issues relating to the other Ranks Wives in the barracks.

AWO currently has a four-member advisory board made up of wives of very senior officers and headed by wife of the Chief of the Air Staff who is Senior Patron. The board provides support and advise to the Executives for the smooth running of the organisation.

Liaison Officers from the Bases are assigned to the organisation to handle administrative matters on behalf of AWO.

AWO tasks its members with various responsibilities, which seeks to promote their welfare and sustain cordial relations among them. The Organisation provides opportunities to develop the capabilities of its members through participation in all programs organized by other Wives’ Associations in the armed forces.

AWO has official events planned each year for its members and receives the needed support from the Bases. These events include the following:

Valentine’s Day Event February
Int’l Women’s Day Event March
Mother’s Day Event May
Breast Cancer Awareness Month October
Christmas Tree Lighting Event December
AWO Christmas Bazaar December

In addition to the above, other events such as Health Walks, Counseling/inspirational sessions, Skills training, Presentation of items to widows etc, are held on monthly and quarterly basis.

AWO undertakes various projects and makes donations to institutions. A flagship library project in Accra has been conceptualized and in its planning stages. On completion, the library will serve Air Force families.

The leadership of AWO assists in settling disputes and pertinent issues among its members. Such matters are treated with utmost confidentiality and decorum to avoid negative speculations.