Mission / About

The Association of Armed Forces and Federal Optometric Services (also known as AFOS) is the AOA Affiliate for all Federal Services Optometrists.  Our members include those serving in the US Military (Air Force, Army, and Navy) and their Reserve components, Department of Veterans Affairs, Public Health Service and Indian Health Service, and various other governmental entities such as FDA, FTC, Federal Bureau of Prisons, etc


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AFOS Mission

To promote, protect, and advance Federal Service Optometry in order to deliver unparalleled eye and vision care to our beneficiaries. 


AFOS Vision

To be the recognized Federal Service authority in the delivery of eye and vision care.



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