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Savannah Resident Named Armed Forces Insurance Georgia Spouse of the Year

Military Spouse recognized for work with National Guard Advocacy

Following hundreds of nominations nationwide and a national vote yielding more than 20,000 votes, Brooke Childers has been named the 2024 Armed Forces Insurance Georgia Spouse of the Year. Childers resides in Savannah with her three children and husband Jason, a Cyber Warrant Officer in the GA Army National Guard.

In its 16th year, Armed Forces Insurance continues to celebrate the commitment of over 1.1 million military spouses nationwide. We are honored to acknowledge the remarkable contributions of military spouses across all six branches of the Armed Forces, who dedicate themselves to advocacy and produce significant, positive impacts within their communities.

Childers serves her community as the District Director for Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter.  The 2023 graduate of Leadership Southeast Georgia is serving her second term as President of the AUSA Marne Chapter.  Childers is active in her church and is a proud Paul Harris Foundation Rotarian.  She was honored in 2021 becoming a Georgia Southern University 40 under 40 recipient.

Childers is a finalist for Armed Forces Insurance National Guard Spouse of the Year, with voting opening to the public on February 27th & 28th

QUOTE: "The award of Georgia Spouse of the Year and nomination for National Guard Spouse of the Year is a great honor that I do not take lightly.  I hope this will amplify my advocacy for the National Guard and their family members.” Childers shares.

From December 4, 2023, to January 26, 2024, community members nationwide submitted nominations for this prestigious award. Starting at the base level and progressing to the branch and then the overall Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year® (AFI MSOY), winners like Childers are celebrated for their military community engagement, leadership, community enhancement efforts, communication skills, and inspiring personal journeys. The ultimate AFI MSOY will be announced on May 9th, during a special luncheon in Arlington, VA, celebrating National Military Spouse Appreciation Day.

"The Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year® award transcends a mere accolade; it represents a vibrant and mission-driven network of military spouse advocates and leaders. As we've seen time and again, unity is our greatest strength," remarks Lori Simmons, VP, Chief Growth & Marketing Officer at Armed Forces Insurance. We are thrilled to welcome the 2024 base winners to the AFI MSOY family and work alongside them to make an even bigger impact."

To learn more about Childers and the other base winners, please visit