Resources: Publications

Bandarian SC Sample Case Documents (Blue Book)
The Bandarian Security Cooperation Sample Case Documents package is the successor to Appendix 1, Sample Case Documents which was an integral part of The Management of Security Assistance (now The Management of Security Cooperation) for many years. This package was specifically developed to accompany the 31st edition of The Management of Security Cooperation.
Case Reconciliation and Closure Guide (RCG) (SAMM Appendix 7)
Provides process and procedural guidance for the reconciliation and closure of Foreign Military Sales (FMS) and Building Partner Capacity cases, hereafter referred to as cases. It complements the Department of Defense Financial Management Regulation (DoDFMR) (Reference (b)) and case reconciliation and closure policies contained in Chapter 16 of the SAMM.
DoD Financial Management Regulation (FMR)
The DoD FMR directs statutory and regulatory financial management requirements, systems, and functions for all appropriated and non-appropriated, working capital, revolving, and trust fund activities.
FMS User's Guide to the MAPAD
A guide for shippers, contracting specialists, transportation specialists, international customers, US Security Cooperation Officers and FMS case managers to understand the Military Assistance Program Address Directory (MAPAD).
Freight Forwarder Selection Guide
A guide for international customers, freight forwarders, shippers, US Security Cooperation Officers and FMS case managers to understand the requirements for moving FMS material through commercial freight forwarders. Information contained in this reference is drawn from current Department of Defense references.
International Programs Security Handbook
The International Programs Security Handbook was first published by the Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Support (ODUSD(PS)), with the assistance of Avanco International, Inc., an OUSD(P) qualified vendor and business partner.
The Management of Security Cooperation (Green Book)
The basic textbook employed by the Defense Institute of Security Cooperation Studies (DISCS) for instruction covering the full range of security assistance activities. The text is revised annually and commonly referred to as the Green Book as it is bound in a green cover.
MILSTRIP for FMS Customers
This document is intended to serve as a guide for international customers and US Security Assistance Officers to understand supply transactions. It is an effort to consolidate the myriad DoD and service-unique codes and procedures into one handy reference. This publication addresses the most common logistics codes, formats and procedures used in preparing and processing Foreign Military Sales supply requisitions and responding status and shipping documents.
SAMM DSCA 5101.38-M
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).
SC Programs Handbook
The Security Cooperation (SC) Program Handbook is an educational document that provides a detailed list of 106 of the most common SC programs that DISCS students may work with as a member of the SC workforce. Each listing gives a general description, quotes the legislative authorization/appropriation, and describes the key players that are involved in the program’s execution. Although a comprehensive listing of SC programs of interest to the SC workforce, this handbook is not an OSDP or DSCA sanctioned compilation of programs.
SCIP Practical Exercises & Handbook
This handbook is a familiarization tool and training guide for Security Cooperation Information Portal (SCIP) users to assist them in using some of the significant capabilities of the SCIP system
Security Cooperation Billing Handbook ('Red' book)
The Security Cooperation Billing Handbook is intended to provide an explanation of the financial aspects of the US Security Cooperation (SC) Cases with emphasis on SC case delivery transaction reporting and billing.
DLA Customer Assistance Handbook
The DLA Customer Assistance Handbook is marked For Official Use Only and is not open to the public. Only DLA customers with a need to know will be granted access to the handbook, either online or in hard copy.
Transfer of Night Vision Devices (NVDs) Handbook, DoD
This handbook is issued in support of the April 21, 2014, Night Vision Export Policy Implementation Guidance (Confidential) and the June 12, 2009, Department of Defense Policy for International Transfer and Export Control of Night Vision Systems, Equipment, Components, Services, Technical Data, and Related Technology. It provides information for the preparation, coordination, and evaluation of government-to-government transfers of Night Vision Devices (NVDs). These guidelines will promote consistency in the processing of NVD requests for transfer via Foreign Military Sales (FMS) and related programs.

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I'm hoping that you've not had issues finding us! As you can tell by our new website -- The Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management (DISAM) transitioned to the Defense Institute of Security Cooperation Studies (DISCS). This became effective 1 July 2016, and comes as DSCA more closely aligns the schoolhouse, its curriculum, and its mission priorities with DOD strategic guidance, and DSCA's vision for the future. The name change reflects DSCA's focus on full spectrum capability building and that the schoolhouse's mandate for training the workforce has expanded beyond Security Assistance to include all of Security Cooperation.

There are a number of transitional issues in progress and we will work with various constituencies and other supporting organizations to be as seamless as possible in our support to you. As you can see, the Institute’s website has a new URL of www.iscs.dsca.mil. In terms of you contacting DISCS, please note that "Group e-mail addresses" (such as the Registrar’s Office) will change as soon as we can work through the IT wickets, but old group email addresses should work after the change for some time. All email addresses and phone numbers for institute personnel remain the same as they were prior to changing our name to the Defense Institute of Security Cooperation Studies. Note that there have been no changes to course designations or names of the courses offered by the Institute.

This is an exciting time for the Defense Institute of Security Cooperation Studies and we looking forward to continuing our long-standing service to the security cooperation workforce for years to come as we keep pace with the environment impacting all of you as our constituents.

Sincerely,

Dr. Ron Reynolds
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Commandant's Message

I'm hoping that you've not had issues finding us! As you can tell by our new website -- The Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management (DISAM) transitioned to the Defense Institute of Security Cooperation Studies (DISCS). This became effective 1 July 2016, and comes as DSCA more closely aligns the schoolhouse, its curriculum, and its mission priorities with DOD strategic guidance, and DSCA's vision for the future. The name change reflects DSCA's focus on full spectrum capability building and that the schoolhouse's mandate for training the workforce has expanded beyond Security Assistance to include all of Security Cooperation.

There are a number of transitional issues in progress and we will work with various constituencies and other supporting organizations to be as seamless as possible in our support to you. As you can see, the Institute’s website has a new URL of www.iscs.dsca.mil. In terms of you contacting DISCS, please note that "Group e-mail addresses" (such as the Registrar’s Office) will change as soon as we can work through the IT wickets, but old group email addresses should work after the change for some time. All email addresses and phone numbers for institute personnel remain the same as they were prior to changing our name to the Defense Institute of Security Cooperation Studies. Note that there have been no changes to course designations or names of the courses offered by the Institute.

This is an exciting time for the Defense Institute of Security Cooperation Studies and we looking forward to continuing our long-standing service to the security cooperation workforce for years to come as we keep pace with the environment impacting all of you as our constituents.

Sincerely,

Dr. Ron Reynolds