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DSCA 15-02

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

1/12/2015

MEMORANDUM FOR :

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
DIRECTOR, DEFENSE CONTRACT MANAGEMENT AGENCY
DIRECTOR, SECURITY ASSISTANCE, 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

SUBJECT :

Assignment of Program Code "J8" to track Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Funds Provided for the Afghanistan Security Forces Fund (ASFF), DSCA Policy 15-02 [SAMM E-Change 264]

Effective immediately, Program Code "J8" is assigned to track FY15 ASFF funds provided for Afghanistan National Security Forces. Division C of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 provides funding for this authority through September 30, 2016. Management and execution of FY15 ASFF (J8) programs will comply with guidance provided in the Security Assistance Management Manual (SAMM), Chapter 15.

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
Afghanistan Security Forces Fund (ASFF), FY 15 J8 CE NR AECA Only No

The appropriation available for J8 Letters of Offer and Acceptance (LOAs) is recorded in the SAMM, Table C15.T2., Appropriation Authority column, and shall be cited on each J8 LOA in the Funds Expiration, Purpose, Availability, and Amount note.

The SAMM Table C15.T2, Building Partnership Capacity (BPC) Program Codes and Authorities, is updated as follows:

Program Pgm
Code
Program
Authority
Purpose Fund
Source
Appn
Authority
Funds Availability
Ends on September 30 of:
Unless Otherwise Noted
Funds Cancel on September 30 of:
ASFF J8 P.L. 113-291 Provide assistance to Afghanistan National Security Forces 21 15/16 2091 P.L. 113-235 2016 2021

Instructions for preparation of J8 LOA documents are found in the SAMM, Table C15.T5. Standard notes applicable to BPC programs are found in the SAMM, Appendix 6, LOA Notes Listing. Funding associated with J8 LOAs will be fully expended and J8 cases will be reconciled and closed two months before the funds cancellation date.

If you have any questions concerning this guidance, please contact Ms. Caroline Chin, DSCA-STR/POL, caroline.chin@dsca.mil, (703) 602-2012.

Karen L. Garvey
Principal Director
Strategy

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