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DSCA 18-58

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

10/31/2018

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 FOR 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 SERVICES
DIRECTOR, DEFENSE THREAT REDUCTION AGENCY
DIRECTOR, MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY
DIRECTOR, NATIONAL GEOSPATIAL - INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR INFORMATION ASSURANCE, NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY

SUBJECT :

Security Assistance Management Manual (SAMM), Administrative Changes, Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) Policy 18-58, [SAMM E-Change 407]

This memorandum updates the SAMM with clerical and administrative changes. This memorandum does not contain contextual policy changes. DSCA will issue contextual changes to the SAMM under a separate policy memo/SAMM E-change. These administrative changes will be included in the online version of the SAMM at http://www.samm.dsca.mil.

The SAMM changes identified in this memorandum are effective immediately. For questions, please contact Andrew Mayer, Andrew.P.Mayer.civ@mail.mil, (703) 697-9480.

Alan Gorowitz
Principal Director
Strategy, Plans, and Programming

ATTACHMENT :
As stated

CC :

STATE/PM-RSAT
AFRICOM
CENTCOM
EUCOM
NORTHCOM
PACOM
SOCOM
SOUTHCOM
TRANSCOM
USASAC
USASAC-NC
SATFA
TRADOC
NAVSUP WSS
NAVICP
NETSAFA
AFSAC
AFSAT
DISAM
MARCOR IP
SCETC
USCG International Affairs (G-CI)

Security Assistance Management Manual (SAMM), E-Change 407 Administrative Changes

  • C9.14.2. Business Process Reviews.

    • C9.14.2. Business Process Reviews (BPRs).

  • C9.14.2.4. Deliverables. DSCA (Directorate of Business Operations (DBO)) will prepare minutes from the BPRs, to include any action items, and provide to the participants. Further, it will track actions and follow-up to ensure all open action items are completed.

    • C9.14.2.4. Deliverables. DSCA (Directorate of Business Operations (DBO)) will prepare minutes from the BPRs, to include any action items, and provide to the participants no later than 20 days after completion of the BPR. Further, DBO will track the status of action items and follow-up every 30 days until all open action items are completed.

  • C3.3.4.2. "... ITAR Form DSP-85 is required for any import and re-export from the United States of classified defense articles being temporarily imported into the United States."

    • C3.3.4.2. "... An ITAR Form DSP-85 is required for any import and re-export from the United States of classified defense articles being temporarily imported into the United States that are not otherwise exempted by 22 CFR 123.4 (a) (5) and 126.6 (c)."

      This change is based on a Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) FAQ interpretation at:
      https://www.pmddtc.state.gov/?id=ddtc_public_portal_faq_detail&sys_id=918b2d9cdb3d5b4044f9ff621f961943

  • C10.6.3.4. "... IMET funds may be used for a maximum of two IMS to obtain a postgraduate degree at non-invitational PME schools, e.g. the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School or at the Air Force Institute of Technology with the approval of State PM/SA."

    • C10.6.3.4. "... IMET funds may be used for a maximum of two IMS to obtain a postgraduate degree at non- PME/E-IMET schools with the approval of State PM/SA."

  • C10.T5. "... For example, SCOs should include no more than five of the same technical course, no more than ten of the same PME course in their IMET program, and no more than two master's degree courses (excluding invitational PME courses), per fiscal year. (Note: All requests for IMET funded Master's degree programs require DoS (PM/SA) approval.)"

    • C10.T5. "... For example, SCOs should include no more than five of the same technical course, no more than ten of the same PME course in their IMET program, and no more than two master's degree courses (excluding PME/E-IMET courses), per fiscal year. (Note: All requests for IMET funded Master's degree programs require DoS (PM/SA) approval.)"

  • Table C10.T18. Information to be provided on student Unauthorized Absence

    • add "US Equivalent Rank" to the table listing