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DSCA 17-44

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

10/18/2017

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 "7H" to track Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Afghanistan Security Forces Fund, DSCA Policy 17-44 [SAMM E-Chang 373]

Effective immediately, Program Code "7H" is assigned to track FY 2018 Afghanistan Security Forces Fund (ASFF) funds that are available to provide assistance to the security forces of Afghanistan. Funds are provided under Division D of the Continuing Appropriations, 2018 and Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, 2017 (P.L. 115-56) and will remain available until December 8, 2017.

Once the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2018 and the full-year appropriation bill are issued, the instructions for preparing 7H cases and Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) notes and the Security Assistance Management Manual (SAMM) will be revised to cite the appropriate public laws. All implemented cases should be modified prior to case closure to reflect the 2018 NDAA authorization legislation and the full-year appropriations legislation. Management and execution of FY 2018 ASFF (7H) programs will comply with guidance provided in the SAMM, Chapter 15.

The SAMM Table C4.T2, Country and International Organization Codes and Foreign Military Sales Eligibility, is updated as follows:

Organization FMS
Code
Combatant
Command
\1
Regional
Grouping
\2
FMS/AECA
Eligible
\3
Accel. Case
Closure Eligible
Afghanistan Security Forces Fund (ASFF), FY 18 7H CE NR AECA Only No

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:
ASFF 7H P.L.114-328 Provide assistance to Afghanistan National Security Forces 21 18/19 2091 P.L. 115-56 December 8, 2017 December 8, 2023

Instructions for preparation of 7H LOA documents are found in the SAMM, Table C15.T5. Standard notes applicable to BPC programs are found in the SAMM, Appendix 6, LOA Notes Listing. Funding associated with 7H LOAs will be fully expended and 7H cases will be reconciled and closed two months before the funds cancellation date.

If you have any questions concerning this guidance, please contact Ms. Caroline Chin, DSCA-STR/POL, caroline.chin@dsca.mil, (703) 697-9073.

Holly Haverstick
Acting Principal Director
Strategy

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