ADS Chapter 260

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Benefiting Geographic Area Codes

Functional Series 200 – Programming

Full Revision Date: 11/14/2018
Responsible Office: M/CFO
File Name: 260_111418


This chapter provides policy directives and required procedures for the formation and use of benefiting geographic area (BGA) codes used in the Agency Acquisition & Assistance (A&A) and financial management systems. It outlines the relationship between duty stations, Operating Units and BGA codes used in the Agency staffing pattern, planning guides, and the A&A and financial management systems. BGA codes are commonly known as country codes.


Last updated: June 21, 2022