SOSA 2016

SOSA 2016

AAFSW sponsors or assists with several awards for adult Foreign Service family members.The Secretary of State’s Award for Outstanding Volunteerism Abroad (SOSA). The annual AAFSW/Secretary of State’s Award for Outstanding Volunteerism Abroad (SOSA) recognizes the outstanding volunteer activities of U.S. Government employees, family members, and members of household over the age of 18 serving overseas.Champions of…

Our Fundraising & Family Crisis Fund: Supporting our Families/Spouses in Transiton

Our Fundraising & Family Crisis Fund: Supporting our Families/Spouses in Transiton

Tales of Survivors of the DOS Divorce and Separation Process The Department of State (DOS) views divorce as a private civil matter to be addressed by a civilian court. When the separation becomes difficult, including physical harm and non-physical harm, harassment and emotional abuse, the spouse is left with “a sense of loss and powerlessness”….