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DSCA 18-24

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

4/19/2018

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 "BJ" to track FY 2018 Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) Funds Provided for Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative (USAI), DSCA Policy 18-24 [SAMM E-Change 383]

Effective immediately, Program Code "BJ" is issued to track FY 2018 (one year) Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) funds provided to conduct or support programs utilizing the USAI authority provided by P.L. 114-92, as amended by P.L.114-328 and P.L. 115-91. Funds are provided under Division C of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018 (P.L. 115-141) and will remain available for obligation until September 30, 2018. Management and execution of FY 2018 "BJ" 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
Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative, FYl8 BJ EU NR AECA Only No

The appropriation available for "BJ" Letters of Offer and Acceptance (LOAs) is recorded in the SAMM, Table C15.T2, Appropriation Authority column, and shall be cited on each "BJ" 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:
Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative BJ P.L. 114-92, as amended by P.L.114-328 and P.L. 115-91. Provide assistance, including training, equipment, logistics support, supplies, services, and sustainment to the military and national security forces of Ukraine 97 18 0100 P.L. 115-141 2018 2023

Instructions for preparation of "BJ" LOA documents are found in the SAMM, Table C15.5. Funding associated with "BJ" LOAs will be fully expended and "BJ" cases 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. Caroline Chin, DSCA-STR/SPI, caroline.s.chin.civ@mail.mil, (703) 697-9073.

Gregory M. Kausner
Deputy Director

CC :

USAFRICOM
USCENTCOM
USEUCOM
USNORTHCOM
USSOUTHCOM
USPACOM
USTRANSCOM
USSOCOM
STATE/PM-RSAT
USASAC
SATFA
TRADOC
NAVSUP WSS
NETSAFA
AFSAC
AFSAT
DISAM
MARCOR IP
SCETC
USCG International Affairs (G-CI)