Association of Former OSI Special Agents, Inc. Fact Sheet
Established in December 1966, as Association of Former OSI Special Agents, Inc. (AFOSISA)
Non-profit association under Section 501(c)(10). Originally, incorporated in California but re-incorporated in the Commonwealth of Virginia in 1988.
Board of Directors: President, President-Elect, Past President, Secretary and Treasurer.
National Headquarters: Executive Officer, group of volunteers in metropolitan Washington, D.C and Apex, NC.
AFOSISA By-Laws, last amended in 1 July 1995
Number of Members:
Currently 1700+ Regular, Associate, Life Members. Honorary Members: approx. 12-15 (former commanders and command senior enlisted advisors, special honorees)
Nineteen, chartered by AFOSISA (some more active than others)
Chapters usually have monthly/quarterly luncheons/dinners.
Chapters are governed by the AFOSISA by-laws
$35 per annum for Regular and $25 for Associate members.
No dues for Honorary Members
Associate Members do not have voting rights
Spouses of deceased Regular Members extended Associate membership
Membership is open to the entire retired/separated AFOSI family (special agent and support personnel)
Active duty personnel and reservists are eligible for membership
Global Alliance, a quarterly publication plus an annual membership directory
Established in accordance with by-laws, administrated by volunteer Scholarship Program Administrator
Twelve to fourteen scholarships award annually
Annual submission: open to children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren of Association members
Named perpetual scholarships (minimum donation of $10,000 to establish)
Donations to memorials/honorariums published in Global Alliance
Association makes annually donations to two military related charities in accordance with by-laws
Association Chaplain sends condolence letters to the spouse of a deceased member
Association maintains a necrology of deceased special agents
Convention held bi-annually (even years) and alternated between east and west coasts.
About 180 members/guests attend the AFOSISA convention
National Employment Coordinator:
Notices put out via Association list server (members only)
National Employment Coordinator has an email list which members can join
Association sells hats, shirts and other memorabilia