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.
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 support network for family members of Foreign Service employees. AAFSW advocacy was responsible for the creation of the Family Liaison Office, Overseas Briefing Center, and the Foreign Service Youth Foundation. More about us.
Joyce Hooley, an EFM and AAFSW member, recently wrote a memoir about starting the Foreign Service lifestyle in midlife, when, after 25 years of having her husband follow her career as an American pediatrician, she became a trailing spouse at the age of 55. She wrote the book to share her experience with other trailing […]
AAFSW in coordination with Korean Embassy cordially invites you to start the holiday season with a lovely program that will transport us to the beautiful country of Korea with its rich history and traditions. The program will take place on Tuesday, December 4th at 10:30 a.m. in the Burns Auditorium, at the George Marshall Center […]
Every year, AAFSW has a Halloween Party at one of our members’ residences. AAFSW members, guests, and friends bring dishes to share and all the food and desserts are always delicious and plentiful. Some individuals choose to dress up in an original homemade costume or bring to life a unique character from history. This time, […]
Egyptian Pharaohs: Using Science and Technology to Leverage Culture and Cultural Heritage Over 110 AAFSW members and guests attended the fascinating lecture of Dr. Yasser Elshayeb from the University of Cairo, on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at the Burns Auditorium in the George Marshall Center at the Department of State. The Associates of the American […]