Security cooperation projects that enhance the capacity of partner nations to exercise responsible civilian control of its national security forces, contribute to collective security, and absorb, apply, and sustain national security capabilities.
Title 10 U.S.C., Ch. 16, § 332, 333, and 342
Country teams work through Geographic Combatant Commands (GCCs) to nominate proposals to Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Joint Staff for approval; DSCA provides program management and execution through the following DoD Defense Institution Building tools managed and implemented by DSCA.
The Africa Center for Strategic Studies
The Asia Pacific Center Security Studies
The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies
The Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies
The William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Strategic Studies
MoDA—Defense Wide Operations and Maintenance and Overseas Contingency Operations Fund
Regional Centers—Defense Wide Operations and Maintenance and funding from International and Interagency Partners
CCMR—Defense Wide Operations and Maintenance and Title 22 funding