Current Issues

Image: The May <em>FSJ</em> Is Out!
This month, we take a close look at an evergreen Foreign Service challenge that has assumed greater urgency in recent years—how to manage risk in the conduct of diplomacy.   [Read More...]

Image: AFSA Welcomes QDDR
AFSA is pleased to see that the newly released QDDR 2.0 contain many of our recommended policies, including on LWOP, EFMs and technology.   [Read More...]

Image: Join the AFSA Community!
AFSA’s new members-only online community is a remarkable resource for more than 16,000 members of the Foreign Service and can be accessed across the globe. Join today and connect with friends and colleagues!   [Read More...]

Image: The Ballots are Out!
Be sure to vote in the AFSA Governing Board and Proposed Bylaw Amendment election. Didn’t receive your ballot? Send an email to election@afsa.org.   [Read More...]

Image: AFSA Proposes Bylaw Amendment
The AFSA Governing Board has proposed one change to the association’s bylaws, to take effect in 2017. Click to learn more about the suggested amendment.   [Read More...]

Of Member Interest

AFSA always has opportunities to get involved with the association - committee positions, judging panels, board vacancies, etc. Check out what's available at the moment!   [Read More...]

Can't find that AFSAnet message from last week (or last month) in your email inbox? We've archived some of the more recent AFSAnet messages on our website for your convenience.   [Read More...]

Any member of the U.S. Foreign Service, active-duty or retired and from any foreign affairs agency, may become a regular member of AFSA. All others may join as an associate member.   [Read More...]

Benefits of Membership

Retired members receive extensive counseling and advice from our staff, free of charge.   [Read More...]

AFSA's dedicated legal staff offers assistance to our members free of charge, whether it relates to grievances, EER/AEF issues, tenure problems, etc.   [Read More...]

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