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DSCA 07-32

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DEFENSE SECURITY COOPERATION AGENCY
201 12th STREET SOUTH, STE 203
ARLINGTON, VA 22202-5408

8/28/2007

MEMORANDUM FOR :

SEE DISTRIBUTION

SUBJECT :

Update Regional Defense Combating Terrorism Fellowship Program FY 2007 Financial Severability Procedures (DSCA 07-32)

REFERENCE :

 

  1. Regional Defense Combating Terrorism Fellowship Program FY 2007 Financial Severability Procedures (DSCA 06-45)
  2. Course Severability Procedures (DSCA 06-22)
  3. Counter Terrorism Fellowship Program FY05 Financial Severability Procedures (DSCA 05-02)

 

Reference (a) provided FY 2007, (b) provided FY 2006 and (c) provided FY 2005 severability procedures for the Counter/Combating Terrorism Fellowship Program. Attached provides an update to the FY 2007 guidance (Reference (a)). These procedures have been coordinated with the DSCA General Counsel and are effective immediately.

My point of contact for this action is Ms. Debbie Spencer at Debbie.Spencer@dsca.mil, DSN 664-6577 or commercial, 703 604-6577.

Ann Cataldo
Principal Director
Business Operations

ATTACHMENT :
As stated

DISTRIBUTION :

DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE ARMY
DEFENSE EXPORTS AND COOPERATION (DASA-DEC)
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY

DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE NAVY
INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS (NAVIPO)
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY

DEPUTY UNDER SECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE
INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS (SAF/IA)
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE

DIRECTOR, DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY

DIRECTOR, NATIONAL GEOSPATIAL-INTELLIGENCE AGENCY

DIRECTOR, DEFENSE THREAT REDUCTION AGENCY

DIRECTOR, DEFENSE REUTILIZATION AND MARKETING SERVICE

DIRECTOR, DEFENSE CONTRACT MANAGEMENT AGENCY

DIRECTOR, DEFENSE LOGISTICS INFORMATION SERVICE

DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR INFORMATION ASSURANCE,
NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY

DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR SECURITY ASSISTANCE,
DEFENSE FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING SERVICE - DENVER CENTER

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USDP/ISP
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USASAC
SATFA TRADOC
NAVICP
NETSAFA
AFSAC
AFSAT
JFCOM
SOCOM
EUCOM
CENTCOM
NORTHCOM
PACOM
SOUTHCOM

FUNDING PROCEDURES FOR REGIONAL DEFENSE COMBATING
TERRORISM FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM COURSES THAT
CROSS FISCAL YEARS

The following procedures apply to foreign student training funded under the Regional Defense Combating Terrorism Fellowship Program pursuant to the authority of 10 U.S.C. § 2249c. Section 1204 of the John Warner National Defense Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 2007 (P.L. 109-364, dated October 17, 2006), amended 10 U.S.C. § 2249c to authorize amounts available for the Regional Defense Combating Terrorism Fellowship Program to pay costs for programs that begin in the current fiscal year but end in the next fiscal year.

Costs that may be paid for eligible foreign students to attend a program or course which crosses a fiscal year may include costs for transportation, travel and subsistence, to include travel and living allowances (TLA) comparable with the amounts and rates for International Military Education and Training (IMET) found in the DoD 5105.38M, Security Assistance Management Manual, C10.6.8 and C10.6.9.

Should the rare situation occur where a program or course begins in one fiscal year and continue through the next (second) fiscal year into a third fiscal year, the original funding can only pay course costs through the end of the second fiscal year. Whether such courses or programs may be approved for funding will have to be examined on a case-by-case basis.

DSCA Policy for fiscal years 2007 continues to be that, travel and living allowances for programs and courses that cross fiscal years will continue to be treated as severable unless an exception to policy is approved. Beginning in fiscal year 2008, all costs, including TLA, will be treated as nonseverable.