The Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide (AAFSW) was established in 1960. AAFSW is a membership-based association within the American Foreign Affairs Community, including Foreign Service and Civil Service employees, spouses, partners, members of household and retirees. AAFSW promotes the goals and serves the needs of our community through Advocacy, Outreach, Awards, Scholarships, Services and Networking Events.
Our vision statement: AAFSW will continue to be a catalyst for beneficial change through advocacy and support for our Foreign Affairs Community. By providing resources, services and engaging programs through our effective network, we promote the goals and serve the needs of Foreign Service and Civil Service employees, spouses, partners, members of household and retirees.