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.
On February 16, AAFSW members and guests enjoyed a spirited Valentine’s celebration in the elegant mansion of His Excellency Camilo Reyes, Ambassador of Colombia to the United States. AAFSW is grateful to Ambassador Reyes for hosting the event, and to his hardworking embassy staff for helping make it such a success, especially Minister Counselor Gladys […]
In April 2018, Foreign Service community members in at least 68 cities around the world will “compete” in the fourth annual Around the World Virtual 5k. Teams and individuals simply run or walk a 5k during the month of April, share a picture with the worldwide group, and support a charitable cause. This year, the […]
AAFSW celebrated St. Valentine’s Day one day early this year. At a luncheon graciously hosted by Sonia Moore and her mother Dora, 14 ladies and one gentleman shared their Valentine traditions, both in the dishes they brought and in the stories they told of Valentine’s celebrations in their home countries. These were people from many […]
The Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide (AAFSW) and Diplomatic and Consular Officers Retired (DACOR) joined forces to present to their distinguished guests a co-sponsored program, “Tunisia in the Spotlight,” on Friday, February 9, 2018. During a delicious lunch in the historic atmosphere of the DACOR Bacon House, His Excellency Ambassador H.E. Fayçal Gouia […]