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A Special Valentine’s Day Celebration

Friday, February 10, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. A Greek Musical Interpretation of the Four International Natures of Love: Storge, Philia, Eros, Agape. AAFSW and the AAFSW FUN FOR FUNDS Events Committee cordially invite you to celebrate Valentine’s Day on Friday, February 10 at 7:00 p.m. at the “University Club,” 1135 16th Street NW, Washington, DC.  The University Club […]

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AAFSW Creates New “Foreign Service Hub” to Serve Our Community

AAFSW is proud to announce the launch of the Foreign Service Hub, FSHub.org, a user-friendly online source for all Foreign Service community resources. In the past, AAFSW’s Board and other volunteers have often been frustrated by the lack of awareness in the Foreign Service community about the support resources available to help them, ranging from […]

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Get Your Beach Books at AAFSW’s BookPlace – June 6-10!

AAFSW’s BookPlace is celebrating “Beach Week” with a half-price sale on all fiction during the week of June 6-10. To get you in the mood for summer reading, the store has been decorated with a beach theme. BookPlace, which sells used books of all kinds, is located in “Foggy Bottom Mall” in the basement of […]

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Spring Luncheon on May 20

The magic of the spring: a fresh bouquet of flowers, herbs, or even branches of leaves, a bouquet of lovely ladies getting together. AAFSW and the Foreign Born Spouses group cordially invite you to welcome the spring season with an enjoyable and delicious luncheon hosted at the residence of one of our members, where attendees […]

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AAFSW Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the SOSA Awards

Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Secretary of State Award for Outstanding Volunteerism Abroad (SOSA). Inspiring clips from interviews with former Secretary of State James Baker, Susan Baker, SOSA winners [Foreign Service employees and family members] with projects in Kigali, Chennai, Abuja and Madrid, AAFSW leaders, and a charismatic official from the Nigerian Ministry of […]

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The Senior Living Foundation

We want all Foreign Service personnel and their spouses (including surviving or divorced spouses) to know about the Senior Living Foundation (SLF), which celebrated its 25th anniversary in May 2014. Since its inception, SLF has provided retired members of the Foreign Service with financial and non-monetary assistance on the basis of need. It has educational […]

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A Brief History of AAFSW

  Through advocacy within the State Department and Congress, we established the Family Liaison Office, supported the establishment of the Overseas Briefing Center (now known as the The Transition Center), Around the World in a Lifetime (AWAL), and the Foreign Service Youth Foundation, among other organizations. In the Department of State staff a housing referral office, operate […]

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