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Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King’s Legacy Readings Worldwide
Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King’s Legacy Readings Worldwide

Watch a video of the event honoring Dr. Martin Luther King on April 14, 2023.

AAFSW’s Programs
AAFSW’s Programs

AAFSW’s Programs Committee presents virtual and in-person events for members and the greater Foreign Service community.

Visit AAFSW BookStore

AAFSW BookStore is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am-2:30pm. Come visit us and pick up a good book!

Evacuee Support Network

Learn about AAFSW’s History through our new interactive Timeline!

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AAFSW IS POSTPONING OUR EVENTS

All AAFSW events will be postponed pending the government shutdown.

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AAFSW is here for you.

Whether you’re overseas and need support, on ordered evacuation, or want to make new connections in the DC area, AAFSW is your landing place for all things community.

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Become a member and part of our foreign affairs community at home and abroad.

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Donate to AAFSW

Your generous support funds our scholarship programs and advocacy efforts.

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See What’s New

  • Volunteer Opportunities
    JUST THE VOLUNTEER JOB FOR YOU Want to help AAFSW but don’t have a regular schedule or want to do something less often? Quinn’s Auction sends us notice of their auctions and their free appraisals. You would monitor the emails, contact the appropriate Chair to see if there is anything to be appraised, sign up…
  • Spring Greetings from AAFSW! 
    Read the spring letter from AAFSW President Celine Ford.
  • In Memory of Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Swope
    AAFSW remembers Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Swope.
VOLUNTEER FOR ART AND BOOKFAIR OCT. 26-NOV. 9
VIEW OUR EVENTS CALENDAR
LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT
FOREIGN SERVICE HUB
ORAL HISTORY PROJECT
VIEW PAST PROGRAMS

AAFSW members have access to our vibrant community. Here’s what you’ll enjoy as a member:

  • Programs – First notice of our in-person and virtual events
  • Networking – You’ll be able to connect with and support other members of the Foreign Affairs Community
  • Scholarships  Multiple merit scholarships are available for your children
  • Voice  We advocate for you and your family members
  • Online – Automatic membership in our exclusive, members-only groups

Learn more about AAFSW and visit our interactive timeline

AAFSW has been here for you since 1960. We promote the goals and serve the needs of our community through advocacy, outreach, awards, scholarships, services, and networking events.

We are dedicated to upholding our vision to serve the needs of Foreign Service and Civil Service employees, spouses, partners, members of household, and retirees through our resources and support.

We can’t wait to welcome you into our community.

Join AAFSW today!

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