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DSCA 08-21

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

7/23/2008

MEMORANDUM FOR :

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Title and Custody Transfer for Foreign Assistance Act (FAA), Section 632(b), Peacekeeping Operations (PKO)/Global Peace Operations Initiative (GPOI) Pseudo Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA), DSCA Policy 08-21, [SAMM E-Change 111]

This memorandum revises Chapter 5, Table C5.T5., of the Security Assistance Management Manual (SAMM) by adding a mandatory title and custody transfer note for FAA, Section 632(b), Pseudo LOA documents financed with PKO/GPOI appropriated funds. This note applies only to those Pseudo LOA documents transferring defense articles and services financed under FAA, Section 632(b) using PKO/GPOI appropriations.

Effective 30 days from the date of signature, the following LOA note must be included when preparing Pseudo LOA documents financed with PKO/GPOI appropriated funds. This note should be added to LOA documents that are being amended or modified; however, there is no need to amend or modify the LOA document only to add this note.

Note Name Note Usage Note Text
Title and Custody Transfer - FAA, Section 632(b), Peacekeeping Operations (PKO)/Global Peace Operations Initiative (GPOI) Mandatory for all FAA, Section 632(b), Peacekeeping Operations (PKO)/Global Peace Operations Initiative (GPOI) LOA documents (S4) "The U.S. Government will retain title to and custody of the defense articles financed under FAA, Section 632(b), being transferred in support of Peacekeeping Operations (PKO)/Global Peace Operations Initiative (GPOI), until delivery to the recipient country. A designated U.S. Government agent will confirm and document delivery of the PKO/GPOI materiel to an authorized recipient country representative or agent. This U.S. Government agent will keep documentation showing when, where, and to whom delivery was made and will provide a copy of this documentation to the [insert U.S Army Security Assistance Command, Navy International Programs Office, or Secretary of the Air Force/International Affairs] and the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, Programs Directorate."

This revision will be included in the automated version of the SAMM found on the Defense Security Cooperation Agency Web Page as SAMM E-Change 111.

If you have any questions concerning the PKO/GPOI program, please contact Mr. Peter Cornell, PGM/BPC, peter.cornell@dsca.mil, (703) 604-0244. If you have any questions concerning the attached guidance for preparing Pseudo PKO/GPOI LOAs, please contact Mr. Kidd Manville, STR/POL, kidd.manville@dsca.mil, (703) 604-6594.

Freda J. Lodge
Principal Director
Strategy

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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 INFORMATION SYSTEMS AGENCY

DIRECTOR, DEFENSE LOGISTICS INFORMATION SERVICE

DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR INFORMATION ASSURANCE,
NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY

DIRECTOR FOR SECURITY ASSISTANCE ACCOUNTING,
DEFENSE FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING SERVICE - INDIANAPOLIS OPERATIONS

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DISAM
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SOCOM
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CENTCOM
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