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DSCA 12-05

Memo Status : Active Notes : Added "Chapter 15 - Building Partner Capacity (BPC) Programs" to the October 3, 2003 release of the SAMM.
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DEFENSE SECURITY COOPERATION AGENCY
201 12th STREET SOUTH, STE 203
ARLINGTON, VA 22202-5408

4/9/2012

MEMORANDUM FOR :

DIRECTOR, DEFENSE CONTRACT MANAGEMENT AGENCY
DIRECTOR, DEFENSE FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING SERVICE
DIRECTOR, DEFENSE INFORMATION SYSTEMS AGENCY
DIRECTOR, DEFENSE THREAT REDUCTION AGENCY
DIRECTOR, NATIONAL GEOSPATIAL-INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
DIRECTOR, MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY
DIRECTOR, DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY
DIRECTOR, DEFENSE LOGISTICS INFORMATION SERVICE
DIRECTOR, DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY DISPOSITION
DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR INFORMATION ASSURANCE, NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY
DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE ARMY FOR DEFENSE EXPORTS AND COOPERATION
DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE NAVY FOR INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS
DEPUTY UNDER SECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE FOR INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

SUBJECT :

Release of Security Assistance Management Manual (SAMM) Chapter 15, Building Partner Capacity (BPC) Programs, DSCA Policy 12-05, [SAMM E-Change 196]

Building Partner Capacity (BPC) programs encompass Security Cooperation and Security Assistance activities funded with U.S. Government appropriations and administered as cases using the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) infrastructure. Guidance for planning, development, and management of these programs is released effective immediately as Chapter 15, Building Partner Capacity (BPC) Programs, in the automated version of the SAMM, found on the DSCA Web Page and as attached.

In addition, all text under the headings of SAMM C11.3 Counter-Narcotics Assistance - National Defense Authorization Acts, Sections 1004 and 1033, and C11.7 Foreign Assistance Act (FAA) Section 632 Transfers, is removed and replaced with: "Guidance for management of subject programs can be found in this Manual, Chapter 15, Building Partner Capacity (BPC) Programs."

If you have any questions concerning this release, please contact Ms. Marie Kokotajlo, DSCA-STR/POL, marie.kokotajlo@dsca.mil, (703) 604-1107.

William E. Landay III
Vice Admiral, USN
Director

ATTACHMENT :
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Chapter 15 - Building Partner Capacity (BPC) Programs

Attachment not provided, See SAMM Chapter 15 available via the ESAMM website.