Welcome to DSCA's E-SAMM and
Policy Memoranda Distribution Portal

This site provides an updated method to accessing the Security Assistance Management Manual (SAMM) and the Policy Memorandums that are issued by the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA).

Policy Memos

Latest Updates:

2021 - September 09

Date Changes

September 09, 2021

  • DSCA Policy Memo 21-67, Immediate Return of Unobligated Afghanistan Security Forces Funds has been posted.

    This memorandum establishes policy on Building Partner Capacity (BPC) cases funded with Afghanistan Security Forces Funds (ASFF). Effective immediately, the Implementing Agencies (IAs) are directed to identify any close-out activities for ASFF-related BPC cases and return any unobligated funds not required to support close-out activities, and when possible, ensure FY 2020/2021 ASFF funded cases are closed at zero-dollar value.

2021 - September 08

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September 8, 2021

2021 - Sept 02a

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September 02, 2021

2021 - Sept 02b

Date Changes

September 02, 2021

2021 - August 31b

Date Changes

August 31, 2021

  • DSCA Policy Memo 21-61, Remove Tube-Launched, Optically-Tracked, Wire-Guided (TOW-2B) Missiles from the Enhanced End-Use Monitoring (EEUM) list and monitor under Routine End-Use Monitoring has been posted.

    Effective immediately, this memorandum incorporates E-Change 542 into the Security Assistance Management Manual (SAMM) by removing the TOW-2B from the list of defense articles identified for EEUM in Table C8.T4. In addition, the required physical security and accountability note for TOW-2B Missiles is removed from Appendix 6 of the SAMM.

    This memo removes "Tube-Launched, Optically-Tracked, Wire-Guided Missiles (TOW-2B)" from C8.T4. "Defense Articles Designated for EEUM for all FMS-eligible Countries" and removes the LOA note "Tube-Launched, Optically-Tracked, Wire-Guided (TOW-2B) Missiles Physical Security and Accountability" from Appendix 6.