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2 FAH-1 Foreign Affairs Manual Handbook
100 FOREIGN AFFAIRS MANUAL STANDARDS

2 FAH-2 Post Management Organization Handbook
100 POST MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION

3 FAH-1 Personnel Operations Handbook
1000 GENERAL
2000 PERSONNEL OPERATIONS
3000 PAY, BENEFITS, AND ALLOWANCES
4000 EMPLOYEE RELATIONS
5000 LABOR-MANAGEMENT RELATIONS
6000 THROUGH H-7000 UNASSIGNED
8000 OVERSEAS EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM
CHANGE TRANSMITTALS

3 FAH-2 Foreign Service National
100 SUPERVISION OF FOREIGN SERVICE NATIONAL PERSONNEL
200 FOREIGN SERVICE NATIONAL COMPENSATION
300 PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION
400 FOREIGN SERVICE NATIONAL POSITION CLASSIFICATION

4 FAH-1 Account Structure and Classification Codes Handbook
100 ACCOUNT STRUCTURE
200 FUND SYMBOLS
300 ALLOTMENT AUTHORITY, AND ALLOTMENT AND OPERATING ALLOWANCE CODES
400 ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE
500 FUNCTION CLASSIFICATION STRUCTURE
600 OBJECT CLASSIFICATION
700 SERVICED POSTS, PAYING OFFICE, REPORTING CODES, AND POST CHECKING ACCOUNT SYMBOLS
800 GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION CODES FOR FOREIGN COUNTRIES
900 SPECIAL ACCOUNTING CLASSIFICATIONS

4 FAH-2 Disbursing Officer Handbook
100 UNITED STATES DISBURSING OFFICER (USDO) AUTHORITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
200 CHECK STOCK, SIGNATURE DIE, INTERNAL CONTROLS AND FILE MANAGEMENT
300 PROCESSING DEPOSITS AND DEBIT VOUCHERS
400 PAYMENTS
500 PURCHASING FOREIGN CURRENCY
600 U.S. DISBURSING OFFICER ACCOUNTS
700 U.S. DISBURSING OFFICE REPORTING AND DISBURSING REQUIREMENTS
800 CASHIERING AND FISCAL IRREGULARITIES
900 U.S. DISBURSING OFFICER (USDO) OVERSIGHT

4 FAH-3 Financial Management Procedures
000 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT POLICY, ORGANIZATION, AND ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES AND STANDARDS
100 BUDGETING
200 Unassigned
300 CASH MANAGEMENT
400 VOUCHERS AND CLAIMS
500 PAYROLL, TIME AND ATTENDANCE, AND LEAVE ACCOUNTING
600 GRANTS AND OTHER FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
700 UNASSIGNED
800 MISCELLANEOUS FINANCIAL ISSUES

5 FAH-1 Correspondence Handbook
100 CORRESPONDENCE
200 TELEGRAMS
300 MEMORANDUMS
400 LETTERS
500 CONGRESSIONAL LETTERS
600 DIPLOMATIC NOTES
700 DEPARTMENT NOTICES
800 INVITATIONS
900 WORKING EMAILS
1000 COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD

5 FAH-2 Telecommunications Handbook
100 DEPARTMENT OF STATE TELECOMMUNICATIONS
200 TELEGRAM INFORMATION FOR INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SPECIALISTS
300 TELEGRAM TRANSMISSION
400 TELEGRAM HANDLING
500 MANAGING DTS DATA CIRCUITS
600 MANAGING TELEPHONE NETWORKS
700 MANAGING RADIO NETWORKS
800 OPERATIONAL READINESS

5 FAH-3 TAGS Terms Handbook
-000 Introduction  [435 Kb]
-100 SUBJECT TAGS  [234 Kb]
-200 PERSONAL NAMES  [104 Kb]
-300 ORGANIZATION ACRONYMS  [254 Kb]
-400 GEO-POLITICAL TAGS  [433 Kb]
-500 PROGRAM TAGS ('K' TAGS)  [300 Kb]
-600 MANUAL FILES SYSTEMS  [173 Kb]
-700 E.O. 13526, TELEGRAM AND SMART EMAIL CLASSIFICATION  [127 Kb]
-800 TERMDEX  [310 Kb]

5 FAH-4 Records Management Handbook
100 RECORDS MANAGEMENT
200 RECORDS ORGANIZATION
300 RECORDS DIPOSITION
400 RECORDS REFERENCE AND RETRIEVAL
500 RECORDS EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES
600 DIGITAL IMAGING RECORDS
700 PROCESSING OF REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION FROM CONGRESS, AND GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE (GAO)

5 FAH-5 Information Technology Systems Handbook
100 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS
200 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
300 DATA ADMINISTRATION
400 QUALITY ASSURANCE
500 CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT
600 BENEFIT COST ANALYSIS (BCA)

5 FAH-7 Graphics Standards Handbook
100 DEPARTMENT GRAPHICS STANDARDS

5 FAH-8 Web Development Handbook
100 WEB DEVELOPMENT HANDBOOK
200 WEB SITE PROGRAM MANAGEMENT
300 HARDWARE, SOFTWARE, AND NETWORKS
400 WEB SITE DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT
500 ACCESSIBILITY AND USABILITY
600 WEB SITE CONTENT

5 FAH-11 Information Assurance Handbook
000 INFORMATION ASSURANCE
100 UNASSIGNED
200 CERTIFICATION
300 UNASSIGNED
400 SYSTEM AUTHORIZATION OF NON-DEPARTMENT SYSTEMS
500 PERFORMANCE MEASURES FOR INFORMATION ASSURANCE
600 UNASSIGNED
700 UNASSIGNED
800 CONNECTIONS TO NON-DEPARTMENT ENTITIES

6 FAH-5 ICASS Handbook
000 ICASS ORGANIZATION
100 UNASSIGNED
200 ICASS STRUCTURE
300 COST DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM AT POST
400 ICASS BUDGET AND BILLING PROCESS
500 FURNISHED GOVERNMENT HOUSING
600 UNASSIGNED
700 UNASSIGNED
800 ICASS FINANCIAL PROCEDURES

14 FAH-1 Department-Wide Personal Property Management
000 INTRODUCTION
100 DELEGATED RESPONSIBILITIES
200 REQUIREMENTS PLANNING AND USE
300 RECEIPT AND STORAGE
400 CONTROL OF PERSONAL PROPERTY
500 PROPERTY COST ACCOUNTING
600 INVENTORY PROCESS
700 DISPOSAL OF PERSONAL PROPERTY
800 USE AND CONTROL OF OFFICIAL VEHICLES AT POST

14 FAH-2 Contracting Officer's Representative Handbook
100 HANDBOOK SCOPE
200 ACQUISITION BASICS
300 PRE-SOLICITATION ACTIVITIES
400 SOLICITATION, EVALUATION, AND AWARD
500 POST-AWARD CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION

14 FAH-3 Acquisition Career Management Program Handbook
100 HANDBOOK SCOPE
200 MODEL CAREER PATHS AND CRITICAL DUTIES AND TASKS
300 MANDATORY EDUCATION AND TRAINING
400 ASSESSMENT OF SKILL AND TRAINING
500 ACQUISITION CAREER MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM
600 PERFORMANCE INCENTIVES

14 FAH-4 Pouch and Mail Handbook
100 GENERAL INFORMATION
200 DIPLOMATIC POUCH DESCRIPTIONS AND PROCEDURES
300 PROCEDURES FOR MAIL AND CORRESPONDENCE
CHANGE TRANSMITTALS

15 FAH-1 Facilities Maintenance Handbook
100 FACILITIES MAINTENANCE OPERATIONS


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