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DSCA 17-17

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

6/8/2017

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 - INDIANAPOLIS 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 "Z7" to track Fiscal Year (FY) 2017/2018 Funds Provided for Security Cooperation Overseas Contingency Operations, Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) Policy 17-17 [SAMM E-Change 353]

Effective immediately, Program Code "Z7" is assigned to track the FY 2017/18 Security Cooperation Overseas Contingency Operations (SC OCO) funds used to support a program or programs executed under the section 2282 authority. The two year SC OCO funds are provided by Division C of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017 (P.L. 115-31) but are only available for obligation until September 25, 2017 when the section 2282 authority concludes. Management and execution of FY 2017 (Z7) 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
Security Cooperation OCO, FY17/18 Z7 NR NR AECA Only No

The appropriation available for Z7 Letters of Offer and Acceptance (LOAs) is recorded in the SAMM, Table C15.T2, Appropriation Authority column, and shall be cited on each Z7 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:
Security Cooperation Overseas Contingency Operations (SC OCO) Z7 10 U.S.C. Sec. 2282 To provide support and assistance to foreign security forces or other groups or individuals to conduct, support or facilitate counterterrorism, crisis response, or other Department of Defense security cooperation programs. 97 17/18 0100 P.L. 115-31, FY 2017 19 September 2017 2023

Instructions for preparation of Z7 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 Z7 LOAs will be fully expended and Z7 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

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)