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Guidance on the Export and Import of Government-Issued Personal Protective Equipment (February 18, 2015)

Reference: OUSD(AT&L)/DPAP memorandum, dated February 18, 2015--http://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/policy/policyvault/USA006265-14-DPAP.pdf and the attachment to the memorandum, dated July 29, 2014--http://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/policy/policyvault/USA003861-14-DPAP.pdf

Summary: The memorandum dated February 18, 2015 clarifies and provides further guidance regarding the temporary import/export of Government-issued Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) discussed in the attachment to the DPAP memorandum, "Contracting and Contractor Related Guidance for Afghanistan," dated July 29, 2014. The attachment states that the Department of State, Office of Defense Trade Controls Policy, has worked out an interim agreement with U.S. Customs and Border Protection to reduce/eliminate delays arising from contractors not filing the correct export/import documentation associated with PPE. Further details are provided within the memorandum.
DPAP Memorandum Page: http://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/ops/policy_vault.html
DASN(AP) POC: 703-693-4019

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