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

2/4/2021

MEMORANDUM FOR :

COMMANDERS OF THE COMBATANT COMMANDS
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 LOGISTICS AGENCY
DIRECTOR, DEFENSE THREAT REDUCTION AGENCY
DIRECTOR, MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY
DIRECTOR, NATIONAL GEOSPATIAL-INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
DIRECTOR, DEFENSE LOGISTICS INFORMATION SERVICE
DIRECTOR, DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY DISPOSITION
DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR INFORMATION ASSURANCE, NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY

SUBJECT :

Assignment of Program Code "EW" to Track Fiscal Year (FY) 2021/2022 Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) Funding for Counter-Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) Train and Equip Fund (CTEF) Programs in Syria and Program Code "QM" to Track Fiscal Year (FY) 2021/2022 Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) Funding for CTEF Programs in Iraq, DSCA Policy 21-08 [SAMM E-Change 523]

Effective immediately, program codes "EW" and "QM" are assigned to track Counter-Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Train and Equip Fund programs executed pursuant to Section 1221 of the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2021 (Public Law (P.L.) 116-283). Funds for codes "EW" and "QM" are provided under Division C of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (P.L. 116-260).

  • "EW" is assigned to track FY 2021/2022 CTEF programs in Syria.

    • Funds are available for obligation until September 30, 2022.

  • "QM" is assigned to track FY 2021/2022 CTEF programs in Iraq.

    • Funds are available for obligation until September 30, 2022.

Instructions for preparation of "EW" and "QM" Building Partner Capacity (BPC) Letter of Offer and Acceptance (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 "EW" and "QM" LOAs will be fully expended and 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-SPP/SPI, caroline.chin.civ@mail.mil, (703) 697-9073.

Alan Gorowitz
Principal Director
Strategy, Plans, and Programs

ATTACHMENT :
As stated

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SAMM E-Change 523 - Updates to C4.T2B and to C15.T2.

1) The SAMM Table C4.T2B, 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

Counter-ISIS Train and Equip Fund (CTEF) in Syria, FY 2021/2022 (Two-Year OCO)

EW

CE

NR

AECA Only

No

Counter-ISIS Train and Equip Fund (CTEF) in Iraq, FY 2021/2022 (Two-Year OCO)

QM

CE

NR

AECA Only

No

2) The SAMM Table C15.T2, Building Partnership Capacity (BPC) Program Codes and Authorities, is updated as follows:

  • Change Program Title from "Counter-ISIL Train and Equip Fund (CTEF)" to "Counter-ISIL/Counter-ISIS Train and Equip Fund (CTEF)"

Add the following Program Codes:

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:

EW

P.L. 113-291, as amended most recently by P.L. 116-283

To provide assistance to meet urgent operational or force protection requirements and sustainment, to military and other security forces as described in P.L. 113-291 and as amended by P.L. 115-91 and P.L. 116-283 (the FY 2021 NDAA).

21 21/22 2099

P.L. 116-260 FY21

2022

2027

QM

P.L. 113-291, as amended most recently by P.L. 116-283

To provide assistance to meet urgent operational or force protection requirements and sustainment, to military and other security forces as described in P.L. 113-291 and as amended by P.L. 115-91 and P.L. 116-283 (the FY 2021 NDAA).

21 21/22 2099

P.L. 116-260 FY21

2022

2027