The organisation is also a subsidiary charity of SSAFA.
The first choir held their first rehearsal in April 2010 in Catterick Garrison.
The aim of the choir was to help the wives and girlfriends of servicemen currently deployed to Afghanistan express themselves through song.
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October 2012 saw more success for The Military Wives Choir winning Classical Brits single of the year, they performed Sing live at the Royal Albert Hall with Gareth Malone, Gary Barlow and Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber.
A letter was written to choirmaster Gareth Malone looking for help and support with the choir; at that time he was receiving acclaim for his BBC television programme The Choir and felt that this was an idea that could be replicated.
Malone then went to RMB Chivenor to start another choir there.
Then in November Jonjo Kerr returned from his tour of duty in Afghanistan to sing with representatives from the four choirs of Catterick, Chivenor, Lympstone, Portsmouth and Plymouth who originally recorded In My Dreams and performed at the Festival of Remembrance altogether, live for the first time.
December 2012 saw the Military Wives Choirs round off a whirlwind year with representatives of the choirs singing as part of the Queen's Speech on Christmas Day.February 2016 saw legendary singer Lulu team up with the Military Wives Choirs for the single ‘Cry’.The song was inspired by Lulu’s diagnosis of PTSD from the violence she experienced throughout her childhood and the affinity it helped her to feel with soldiers suffering from the same issue, albeit from different circumstances.Lulu generously donated all of the proceeds to the Military Wives Choir Foundation charity.The Military Wives Choirs also joined Lulu on her thirty five date UK tour throughout March and April to perform the single.The climax of the television series was their performance of Wherever You Are at The Royal British Legion's Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall on 12 November 2011, in the presence of HM The Queen.