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DSCA 17-05

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

2/13/2017

MEMORANDUM FOR :

DEPUTY UNDER SECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE FOR INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE ARMY FOR DEFENSE EXPORTS AND COOPERATION
DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE NAVY FOR INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS
DIRECTOR, DEFENSE CONTRACT MANAGEMENT AGENCY
DIRECTOR, SECURITY ASSISTANCE, DEFENSE FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING SERVICE- INDIANNAPOLIS OPERATIONS
DIRECTOR, DEFENSE INFORMATION SYSTEMS AGENCY
DIRECTOR, DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY
DIRECTOR, DEFENSE LOGISTICS INFORMATION SERVICE
DIRECTOR, DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY DISPOSITION
DIRECTOR, DEFENSE THREAT REDUCTION AGENCY
DIRECTOR, MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY
DIRECTOR, NATIONAL GEOSPATIAL-INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR INFORMATION ASSURANCE, NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY

SUBJECT :

Assignment of Program Code "Z5" to track Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Funds Provided for the Iraq Train and Equip Fund (ITEF) Program, Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) Policy 17-05 [SAMM E-Change 345]

Effective immediately, Program Code "Z5" is assigned to track FY 2017 Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) funds provided to conduct or support a program or programs under the Iraq Train and Equip Fund (ITEF). Section 1222 of the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2017 extends the authority to provide assistance to counter the Islamic state of Iraq and the Levant until December 31, 2018 and limits the amount of OCO funds authorized to be expended under this authority to $630M. Funding for ITEF is provided by Division A of the Further Continuing and Security Assistance Appropriations Act, 2017 (P.L. 114-254) and is available for obligation until April 28, 2017. Funding provided by Division B of P.L. 114-254 is not included in "Z5." Upon passage of another continuing resolution or a permanent appropriation act, this memorandum, to include the instructions for preparing Z5 cases and Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) notes, will be revised to cite the appropriate public laws. All implemented cases, to include case notes, will also need to be modified prior to case closure to reflect the appropriate public laws. Management and execution of FY 2017 (Z5) 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
Iraq Train and Equip Fund, FY 2017 Z5 CE NR AECA Only No

The appropriation available for Z5 Letters of Offer and Acceptance (LOAs) is recorded in the SAMM, Table C15.T2, Appropriation Authority column, and shall be cited on each Z5 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:
Iraq Train and Equip Fund (ITEF) P.L. 113-291, as amended by P.L. 114-92 and P.L. 114-328 Z5 Provide assistance to military and other security forces associated with the Government of Iraq, to include Kurdish and tribal security forces and other local security forces, with a national security mission, to counter the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant. 21 172097 Division A, Section 101 of P.L. 114-254, FY 2017 April 28, 2017 2022

Instructions for preparation of Z5 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 Z5 LOAs will be fully expended and Z5 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@mail.mil, (703) 697-9073.

Robert Helfant
Principal Director
Strategy

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