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DSCA 17-16

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

5/22/2017

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 "P8" to track Fiscal Year (FY) Funds Provided for Peacekeeping Operations (PKO), Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO), Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) Policy 17-16 [SAMM E-Change 352]

Effective immediately, Program Code "P8" is assigned to track and execute FY 2017 funds provided for PKO/OCO. Division B, Security Assistance Appropriations Act, 2017 (P.L. 114-254) as amended by Division J, Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017 (P.L. 115-31), makes funds available for obligation until September 30, 2018. The 632(b) Memorandum of Agreement (MOA), S-1234514Y0003-17007, between Department of State and the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, effective May 1, 2017, constitutes an obligation of funds. Funds are available for re-obligation and expenditure by field activities until September 30, 2022. Funds availability may be extended by a subsequent amendment to the MOA until no later than September 30, 2027.

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
PKO/Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO), FY 2017 P8 NR NR AECA Only No

The appropriation available for P8 Letters of Offer and Acceptance (LOAs) is recorded in the SAMM, Table C15.T2, Appropriation Authority column, and shall be cited on each P8 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:
PKO/ Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO), FY 2017 P8 P8 FAA Section 551 (22 U.S.C. Section 2348) Build international peacekeeping capacity and promote regional security operations FAA Sec 632(b) MOA and Amendments P.L.114-254 as amended by P.L. 115-31, FY 17 2022 2027

Instructions for preparation of P8 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 P8 LOAs will be fully expended and P8 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.

Holly Haverstick
Acting Principal Director
Strategy

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