Department of the Army Regulation 11-31

Army Programs

Army Security Cooperation Policy


21 March 2013

Effective date: 21 April 2013

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PIN: 063672000

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History. This publication is a major revision.

Summary. This regulation updates the roles and responsibilities of Army organizations in Department of Defense security cooperation. It explains how the Army plans and executes Title 10, United States Code security cooperation activities by, with, or through theater Army service component commands in support of the geographic combatant commanders' theater campaign plans and the 2010 Guidance for Employment of the Force. It provides an overview of the roles, responsibilities, authorities, and assessments associated with the Army's security cooperation activities.

Applicability. This regulation applies to the active Army, the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, and the U.S. Army Reserve, unless otherwise stated.

Proponent and exception authority. The proponent of this regulation is the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7 . The proponent has the authority to approve exceptions or waivers to this regulation that are consistent with controlling law and regulations. The proponent may delegate this approval authority, in writing, to a division chief within the proponent agency or its direct reporting unit or field operating agency, in the grade of colonel or the civilian equivalent. Activities may request a waiver to this regulation by providing justification that includes a full analysis of the expected benefits and must include formal review by the activity's senior legal officer. All waiver requests will be endorsed by the commander or senior leader of the requesting activity and forwarded through their higher headquarters to the policy proponent. Refer to AR 25-30 for specific guidance.

Army internal control process. This regulation contains internal control provisions in accordance with AR 11-2 and identifies key internal controls that must be evaluated (see appendix B ).

Supplementation. Supplementation of this regulation and establishment of command and local forms are prohibited without prior approval from the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7 (DAMO-SSO), 400 Army Pentagon, Washington, DC 20310-0400.

Suggested improvements. Users are invited to send comments and suggested improvements on DA Form 2028 (Recommended Changes to Publications and Blank Forms) directly to the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7 (DAMO-SSO), 400 Army Pentagon, Washington, DC 20310-0400.

Distribution. This regulation is available in electronic media only and is intended for command levels C, D, and E for the active Army, the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, and the U.S. Army Reserve.


This regulation supersedes AR 11-31, dated 24 October 2007.


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