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DSCA 16-30

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

6/17/2016

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 "W6" to track FY 2016 Funds Provided for Global Security Contingency Fund - Ukraine (GSCF-U) DSCA Policy 16-30 [SAMM E-Change 314]

Effective immediately, Program Code "W6" is assigned to track FY 2016, GSCF-U. GSCF-U is authorized by Section 1207(b) of the FY 2012, National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) (P.L. 112-81). Section 8003(b) of the FY 2016 Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act (Division K of the Consolidated Appropriations Act (P.L. 114-113)) authorizes the transfer of up to $15,000,000 appropriated and made available for the Europe and Eurasia Regional program under the heading "Foreign Military Financing (FMF)" to the FY 2016, GSCF. Those FMF Funds may only be used for programs in Europe and Eurasia identified as FY 2016, FMF Overseas Contingency Operations in the Europe and Eurasia Regional Operating Unit, which is the source of the U. S. Department of State's 20 percent contribution ($4,680,000) to the Ukraine Institutional Transformation GSCF program. Section 9014 of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act (Division C of the Consolidated Appropriations Act (P.L. 114-113) makes an additional $18,720,000 available for transfer to GSCF from funding provided to DoD for the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative (authorized by Section 1250 of the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2016 (P.L. 114-92). Reprogramming of abovementioned combined funds ($23,400,000) to the GSCF is authorized under Section 1250(c)(1) of the FY 2016, NDAA (P.L. 114-92). Management and execution of FY 2016, GSCF-U funds executed under FY 2016 (W6) 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
Global Security Contingency Fund - Ukraine (GSCF-U) W6 EU EU AECA Only No

The appropriation available for W6 Letters of Offer and Acceptance (LOAs) is recorded in the SAMM, Table C15.T2., Appropriation Authority column, and shall be cited on each W6 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:
Global Security Contingency Fund - Ukraine W6 P.L. 112-81 and P.L. 114-92 To enhance the capabilities of national military and security forces that conduct internal defense. 11 X 1041 P.L. 114-113 2017 NA

Instructions for preparation of W6 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 W6 LOAs will be fully expended and W6 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

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