AAFSW at a Glance


The Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide (AAFSW) was established in 1960 and is the oldest non­-governmental organization supporting the American diplomatic community.

AAFSW is a primary advocate and serves as a support network for family members of Foreign Service employees. AAFSW advocacy was responsible for the creation of the Family Liaison OfficeOverseas Briefing Center, and the Foreign Service Youth Foundation.

AAFSW membership extends to all of the foreign affairs agencies. We participate in the Inter­Agency Roundtable (quarterly information ­sharing events for family member support offices from all foreign affairs agencies) and the Foreign Affairs Council (a forum for non­-governmental organizations related to the Foreign Service.

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AAFSW and DACOR-Bacon House Co-sponsored Program Lunch with His Excellency Dr. Hamdullah Mohib on April 7

AAFSW and Diplomatic and Consular Officers Retired (DACOR) invite you to a co-sponsored program and delicious lunch on Friday, April 7th featuring his Excellency Ambassador Hamdullah Mohib of the Republic of Afghanistan, who will enlighten us with a presentation on “The Challenges facing Afghanistan Security in 2017.” You will also have the opportunity to view […]

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AAFSW and AAFSW Fun For Funds Special Valentine’s Day Celebration on February 10

In a completely sold out event, the Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide (AAFSW) and the AAFSW Fun For Funds Fundraising Events Committee hosted a very successful Valentine’s Day celebration on Friday, February 10 at 7:00 p.m. at the University Club of Washington DC. Nearly 100 guests enjoyed a magical musical arrangement offered in […]

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