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DSCA 16-23

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

4/7/2016

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 "R8" to track Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Funds Provided under the Coalition Readiness Support Fund (CRSP) DSCA 16-23 [SAMM E-Change 309]

Effective immediately, Program Code "R8" is assigned to track FY 2016 Defense-wide, Operation and Maintenance funds provided to conduct or support a program or programs under CRSP. Funds provided for CRSP activities under Division C, Title IX of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, FY 2016 (Public Law (P.L.) 114-113) are available through the end of FY 2017. Section 1201 of the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2016 (P.L. 114-92), however, authorizes these funds for program execution only through September 30, 2016. Management and execution of FY 2016 R8 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
Coalition Readiness Support Fund, FY 2016 R8 NR NR AECA Only No

The appropriation available for R8 Letters of Offer and Acceptance (LOAs) is recorded in the SAMM, Table C15.T2, Appropriation Authority column, and shall be cited on each R8 LOA in the Funds Expiration, Purpose, Availability, and Amount note. NOTE: This legislation does not provide cross fiscal year authority nor for full operational capability.

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:
CRSP R8 P.L.114-92 Provide specialized training, supplies and loan equipment on a non-reimbursable basis to coalition forces supporting U.S. military stability operations in Afghanistan and to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. 97 16/17 0100 P.L. 114-113 2017 2022

Instructions for preparation of R8 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 R8 LOAs will be fully expended and R8 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.s.chin.civ@mail.mil, (703) 697-9073.

Robert Helfant
Principal Director
Strategy

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)