A Publication of
Friends of Afghanistan, Inc.
Afghan Connections

NOTE: Registration for the NPCA 55th Reunion in Washington D.C. and Friends of Afghanistan special events Sept. 22 - 25, 2016 is now available online. Visit our 55th Celebration Page on this website.

Friends of Afghanistan will honor Mary MacMakin for a Lifetime of Service to Afghanistan at our reunion in Washington D.C. You can read about Mary's work in Afghan Connections.
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          • Louise Pascale, PhD - The Afghan Children’s Songbook Project
            • By Jan West, RPCV Kabul 1970-72
          • Meeting Ambassador Mohib
            • By Tony Agnello, FoA President
          • Afghanistan’s Transformation Decade
            • By H.E. Ambassador Hamdullah Mohib
          • New Rumi Translation “Illumination”
            • By Chris Jansen Translation by Fatima Saidi
          • 2016 Starfish Award: Orchard Park Educational Outreach!
            • By Tony Agnello, FoA President
          • NPCA/FoA Membership 
            • By Will Irwin
          • Celebrate the 55th PC Anniversary in DC September 21st - 25th
            • FoA Events:  
            • Thurs. Sept 22,  7PM  Dinner at-the-Panjshir Restaurant in Falls-Church, VA.
            • Friday Sept 23, 12 - 2:45 pm -Bazaar in the Exhibit Hall-at George Washington University 
            • Friday Sept 23, 3:15 pm- FoA Membership Meeting at the Tex;le-Museum, George Washington University
            • Friday Sept 23, 4:30 pm- The Bamiyan Textile Project, presentation by Phil Smith
            • Friday Sept 23, 7:00 pm  Afghan Embassy Dinner at the Afghan Embassy: 2341 Wyoming Ave NW
            • Saturday Sept 24, 9 am to 2 pm- Bazaar in the Exhibit Hall
            • Saturday Sept 24 3 pm - Special guided tour of  the Turquoise Mountain Exhibit, Transforming Afghanistan at the Free Sackler-Galleries, Smithsonian Museum on the Mall.
            • Sunday Sept 25 9 am to 2 pm Walk for Peace, beginning at University Yard, GWU

            • Mary MacMakin honored with LIFETIME OF SERVICE TO AFGHANISTAN AWARD!
            • - By John Bing, PCV 1964-66, Field Officer 1967
            • As Ruppe Reign Ends, Opportunity Arises
            • - By Tony Agnello, FoA President
            • Celebrate the 55th PC Anniversary in DC! September 21st - 25th, 2016
            • Letters to the Editor
            • RPCV REUNION IN SALT LAKE CITY 9/2017
            • The Mysterious Disappearance & Discovery of Tom Grove, Part 2
              - By David Scheinman, RPCV Nepal 1973 - 76
            • In Memoriam 
              - Rachael' Balyeat' Feichtmier:  wife of Director Ray Feichtmier in Afghanistan
              - Michael' Edwards:' ' Former' PC' Afghanistan' Deputy' Director
              - Member' of' Parliament' Sher' Wali' Wardak
              -  Larry' Cumbie:' ' Served' with' Group' VI' as' a' TEFLer' in' Jalalabad
              - Richard' Carlson:  Was'a'Cycle' 13'PCV who' taught  in  Jalalabad
  • Mission: To build and sustain an information exchange about Afghanistan and its people, and to network for their peace and prosperity.
      • To facilitate peaceful and constructive dialogue about Afghanistan
      • To inform members and the public about Afghanistan issues and organizations assisting the Afghan people
      • To serve as the alumni organization for Afghan RPCVs, staff and friends.