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DSCA 18-55

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

10/26/2018

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 "QB" to track Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Afghanistan Security Forces Fund, DSCA Policy 18-55 [SAMM E-Change 405]

Effective immediately, Program Code "QB" is assigned to track FY 2019 Afghanistan Security Forces Funds (ASFF). Funds are available to provide assistance to the security forces of Afghanistan. Funds are provided under Division A of the Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2019 and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019, (P.L. 115-245) and will remain available until September 30, 2020.

Management and execution of FY 2019 ASFF "QB" program will comply with guidance provided in the Security Assistance Management Manual (SAMM), Chapter 15.

The SAMM Table C4.T2B, Security Cooperation (SC) Customer and Regional 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
Afghanistan Security Forces Fund, (ASFF) FY 19 QB CE NR AECA Only No

The appropriation available for "QB" Letters of Offer and Acceptance (LOAs) is recorded in the SAMM, Table C15.T2, Appropriation Authority column, and shall be cited on each "QB" LOA in the Funds Expiration, Purpose, Availability, and Amount note.

The SAMM Table C15.T2, Building Partnership Capacity (BPC) Programs and Authorities, is updated to include the following:

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 QB P.L. 115-232 Provide assistance to Afghanistan National Security Forces 21 19/20 2091 P.L. 115-245 2020 2025

Instructions for preparation of "QB" LOA documents are found in the SAMM, Table C15.T5. Funding associated with "QB" LOAs will be fully expended and "QB" LOAs 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. Michelle Davis, DSCA-SPP/SPI, michelle.davis13.civ@mail.mil, (703) 697-9052.

Gregory M. Kausner
Deputy Director

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