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DSCA 12-21

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

5/14/2012

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 :

Assignment of Program Codes "H6" and "H7" to track Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 Funds Provided for the Section 1207(n) Transitional Authorities for East Africa and Yemen

Program Codes "H6" and "H7" are assigned to track funds provided for Transitional Authorities under the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for FY12 (P.L. 112-81), Section 1207(n) and administered by the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) as Building Partner Capacity programs. FY12 funds provided for Section 1207(n) will expire for new obligations no later than September 30, 2012, and in compliance with the terms in the NDAA and the FY12 DoD Appropriations Act (P.L. 112-74). Funds associated with H6 and H7 Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) documents should be fully expended, reconciled, and closed on or before July 31, 2017.

Management and execution of Section 1207(n) programs will comply with guidance provided in the Security Assistance Management Manual (SAMM), Chapter 15, Building Partner Capacity (BPC) Programs (found on the DSCA web page). The Transitional Authorities for East Africa and Yemen are funded by the FY12 Defense-Wide Operation and Maintenance (DW O&M) Appropriation. The Secretary of Defense, with the concurrence of the Secretary of State, has authority to provide equipment, supplies, training, and minor construction to enhance the capacity for conducting counterterrorism operations of the national military forces, security agencies serving a similar defense function, and border security forces of Djibouti, Ethiopia, and Kenya (Section 1207(n)(1)(A)); the national military forces participating in the African Union Mission in Somalia (Section 1207(n)(1)(B)); and the Yemen Ministry of Interior Counter Terrorism Forces (Section 1207(n)(1)(C)). Combatant Commands and Implementing Agencies develop and execute program requirements using procedures applicable to the Section 1206 Program. See Section C15.1.4.4.

The SAMM Table C4.T2, Country and International Organization Codes and FMS Eligibility, is updated as follows:

Organization FMS Code Combatant Command \1 Regional Grouping \2 FMS AECA Eligible \3 Accel. Case Closure Eligible

National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 (Public Law 112-81, Section 1207(n)(1)(A) or (B), for East Africa

H6

AF

AFR

AECA Only

No

National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 (Public Law 112-81, Section 1207(n)(1)(C), for Yemen

H7

CE

NESA

AECA Only

No

The SAMM Table C15.T2, BPC Program Codes and Authorities, is updated as follows:

Program Pgm Code Pgm Authority Purpose Fund Source (DoD or FAA Sec 632(b) MOA) Appropriation Authority Expiration Date is September 30
(unless otherwise indicated)
Cancelling FY

1207(n) EA

H6

P.L. 112-81

Enhance the capacity of the national security forces of Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, and forces participating in the African Union Mission in Somalia to conduct counterterrorism operations

97 2 0100

P.L. 112-74, FY12

2012

2017

1207(n) Yemen

H7

P.L. 112-81

Enhance the capacity of the Yemen Ministry of Interior Counter Terrorism Forces to conduct counterterrorism operations

97 2 0100

P.L. 112-74, FY12

2012

2017

Instructions for preparation of H6 and H7 LOA documents are found in the SAMM, Table C15.T5, Instructions for Preparing Pseudo LOAs. Implementing Agencies will ensure that a single Benefitting Country is selected for each line on the H6 LOA, to include any Benefitting Country with national military forces participating in the African Union Mission in Somalia (see C15.T5, line 10). Standard notes applicable to BPC LOA documents are found in the SAMM, Appendix 6, LOA Notes Listing.

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

Scott Schless
Principal Director
Strategy

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