Publications & Resources
Foreign Service Journal

Read the latest issue of AFSA's magazine for foreign affairs professionals, published since 1924.

AFSA's union and professional association bulletin, published inside the pages of the FSJ since the 1960s.
Foreign Service Books

AFSA's publishing division; all-new third edition of "Inside a U.S. Embassy" was published in 2011.
AFSA Newsletter

Information for retirees, surviving spouses, and members in transition: Federal benefits and recent Congressional and regulatory actions concerning those benefits.
AFSA Tax Guide

Our annual guide to all relevant tax issues faced by Foreign Service employees, such as residence & domicile, foreign income reporting, etc.
Schools Supplement

Published in June and December of each year, this guide to schools is geared toward the specific issues faced by Foreign Service families at home and abroad.
AFSA Annual Report

The annual publication on the state of AFSA, its accomplishments, policies, resources, and other pertinent information.
AFSA Marketplace

Direct access to the AFSA Bookstore and select providers in the areas of housing, legal services, taxes and financial services, insurance, automobiles and schools.
Foreign Service Blogs

AFSA's regularly updated list of blogs either written by Foreign Service community members or focusing on issues of interest to the Foreign Service.
The Vanguard

Produced by AFSA's USAID office, The Vanguard focuses on issues specific to the Foreign Service corps at USAID.
Online FS Resources

A non-comprehensive yet helpful list of links addressing such topics as FS housing issues, pets in the foreign service, other foreign affairs organizations, family life in the FS, think tanks, areas of professional interest, and media outlets.
FS Reading List

A comprehensive reading list compiled by AFSA and the State Department for the enrichment of foreign affairs professionals.

A collection of Foreign Service obituaries from the Foreign Service Journal's "In Memory" section.