Active
References DSCA Policy Memo 20-26
DoD Shield

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

9/1/2021

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 THREAT REDUCTION AGENCY
DIRECTOR, NATIONAL GEOSPATIAL-INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
DIRECTOR, MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY
DIRECTOR, DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY
DIRECTOR OF CYBERSECURITY DIRECTORATE AND DEPUTY NATIONAL MANAGER FOR NATIONAL SECURITY SYSTEMS, NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY

SUBJECT :

Update of Program Code "QT" to track Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Funding Provided for Peacekeeping Operations (PKO), SAMM Policy 21-71 [SAMM E-Change 548]

REFERENCE :

  1. DSCA Policy 20-26, Assignment of Program Code "QT" to track Fiscal Year (FY) 2020/2021 Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) Funding Provided for Peacekeeping Operations (PKO), 30 April 2020

Effective immediately, program code "QT" is updated to track FY2021 O&M funds, in addition to FY 2020/2021 OCO funds, provided for PKO. Funds were provided by Division K of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2021 (P.L.116-260) and obligated via transfer from the Department of State to the DSCA via signature of a Memorandum of Agreement pursuant to section 632(b) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended. Funds are available for reprogramming and expenditure until September 30, 2025.

Instructions for preparation of "QT" 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 "QT" LOAs will be fully expended and "QT" 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/EPA, caroline.chin.civ@mail.mil, (703) 697-9073.

Alan Gorowitz
Assistant Director
Strategy, Plans, and Policy

ATTACHMENT :
1) SAMM E-Change 548 - Updates to C4.T2. and to C15.T2.

CC :

STATE/PM-RSAT
USASAC
SATFA TRADOC
NAVSUP WSS
NETSAFA
AFSAC
AFSAT
MARCOR IP
MCSC
USCG International Affairs

SAMM E-Change 548 - Updates to C4.T2. and to C15.T2. Update of Program Code "QT" to track FY 2021 O&M Funding Provided for PKO

1) The following is added to the "QT" FMS Code in SAMM Table C4.T2, Country and International Organization Codes and Foreign Military Sales Eligibility:

Organization

FMS
Code

Combatant
Command
\1

Regional
Grouping
\2

FMS/AECA
Eligible
\3

Accel. Case
Closure Eligible

Peacekeeping Operations (PKO), FY 2021

QT

AF

AFR

AECA Only

No

2) The following is added to the "QT" Program Code in SAMM Table C15.T2, Building Partnership Capacity (BPC) Program Codes and Authorities:

Peacekeeping Operations (PKO) - Africa

Pgm
Code

Program
Authority

Purpose

Fund
Source

Appn
Authority

Reprogramming
Authority
Ends on
September 30

Funds Cancel on
September 30
(without reprogramming authority)

Funds Cancel on
September 30
(with reprogramming authority)

QT

FAA Section 551 (22 U.S.C. Section 2348)

Build international peacekeeping capacity and promote regional security operations

FAA Sec 632(b) MOA and Amendments

P.L. 116-260 FY21 (1-year O&M)

2025

2026

2030