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2016 SOSA Awardees to Be Honored on November 10

This year we received nineteen SOSA nominations from posts in all of the six geographic regions. AAFSW thanks those posts and individuals who took the time to nominate these volunteers. All the nominees’ remarkable activities have had a profound impact on Mission and host-country communities overseas. AAFSW is pleased to announce the 2016 winners of […]

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Another Successful AAFSW Awards Ceremony

AAFSW annual awards ceremony celebrated SOSA, Tragen, CCE-EFM, and Dorman winners. (Photo courtesy of Mark Stewart, DOS Photographer.) The annual AAFSW volunteer awards program took place Tuesday, November, 10, 2015 in the Benjamin Franklin Room at the State Department. The ceremony was a success highlighting the volunteer work of nine outstanding individuals. It recognized winners […]

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An Interview with James and Susan Baker to Mark the 25th Anniversary of the Secretary of State Award for Outstanding Volunteerism Abroad (SOSA)

  On the morning of Tuesday, November 10, six exceptional volunteers posted at embassies and consulates around the world — including both employees and family members — will once again receive the Secretary of State Award for Outstanding Volunteerism Abroad (SOSA), administered by AAFSW. The award comes with a $2,500 stipend, travel to Washington for […]

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