Skip to main content

DSCA 15-22

Memo Status : Active
DoD Shield

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

5/12/2015

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 "U3" to track Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Funds Provided for Counterterrorism Partnerships Fund (CTPF), DSCA Policy 15-22 [SAMM E-Change 278]

Effective immediately, Program Code "U3" is assigned to track FY15 funds provided by CTPF funding authority and executed via the Section 2282 process. Division C of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 provides funding for this authority through September 30, 2016. This Policy Memorandum relates to a portion of the CTPF funds that will be transferred to the Section 2282 program for execution in FY15, taking on the characteristics of the Section 2282 executing authority and are only available for obligation until September 30, 2015. In FY16, the remaining CTPF funds will be transferred to Section 2282 for execution and a new program code will be issued at that time to track the execution of the FY16 funds. Management and execution of FY15 CTPF (U3) 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 SC
Customer
Code
Combatant
Command
\1
Regional
Grouping
\2
FMS/AECA
Eligible
\3
Accel. Case
Closure Eligible
Counterterrorism Partnerships Fund (CTPF), FY15 U3 NR NR AECA Only No

The appropriation available for U3 Letters of Offer and Acceptance (LOAs) is recorded in the SAMM, Table C15.T2., Appropriation Authority column, and shall be cited on each U3 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:
CTFP U3 P.L. 113-291 To provide support and assistance to foreign security forces or other groups or individuals to conduct, support, or facilitate counterterrorism and crisis response activities 97 5 0100 P.L. 113-235 2015 2020

Instructions for preparation of U3 LOA documents are found in the SAMM, Table C15.3. Standard notes applicable to BPC programs are found in the SAMM, Appendix 6, LOA Notes Listing. Funding associated with U3 LOAs will be fully expended and U3 cases will be reconciled and closed as soon as possible, but no later than two months before the funds cancellation date.

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

Kidd J. Manville
Principal Director (Acting)
Strategy Directorate

ATTACHMENT :
As stated

CC :

USAFRICOM
USCENTCOM
USEUCOM
USNORTHCOM
USSOUTHCOM
USPACOM
USTRANSCOM
USSOCOM
STATE/PM-RSAT
USASAC
SATFA
TRADOC
NAVSUP WSS
NETSAFA
AFSAC
AFSAT
DISAM
MARCOR IP
SCETC
USCG International Affairs (G-CI)