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.
During this year’s Foreign Affairs Day on Friday, May 4, 2018, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo honored the Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide (AAFSW) and its members by paying respect to the Foreign Service Family Members fallen abroad with a brief stop by the AAFSW Wreath and EFM Plaque at the east side […]
Foreign Affairs Day is celebrated every year on the first Friday in May. This year, on May 4, 2018, the Foreign Service community gathered in the Department of State to discuss the state of foreign affairs with other professionals and interact with the various organizations that serve our Foreign Service community. From early in the […]
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Wednesday, May 16, 2018 — Town Hall Meeting and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan Wednesday, May 30, 2018 — Meeting with Representatives of State Unions, Employee Affinity Groups, and Employee Organizations It was no surprise that shortly after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s […]
On Thursday, May 10, 2018, Ambassador of Azerbaijan Elin Suleymanov and Mrs. Suleymanov welcomed many AAFSW members and other guests to the Meridian House in Washington, DC for the presentation of the 2018 Heydar Aliyev Award to the Honorable Donald Rumsfeld, 13th and 21st US Secretary of Defense. In Azerbaijan, Heydar Aliyev is considered […]