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Effective 1JAN19 per Director Joint Force Development:  Joint Doctrine constitutes official advice, however, the judgment of the commander is paramount in all situations.  This description will be captured in joint doctrine policy and materials (e.g. joint publication prefaces) and implemented going forward.

DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms, July 2019
As directed in Joint Publication (JP) 1, Doctrine for the Armed Forces of the United States, the DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms (DOD Dictionary) sets forth standard US military and associated terminology to encompass the joint activity of the Armed Forces of the United States.

JP 3-30, Joint Air Operations, 25 July 2019
This publication provides fundamental principles and guidance for the conduct of joint air operations.

JP 3-10, Joint Security Operations in Theater, 25 July 2019
This publication provides fundamental principles and guidance to plan, execute, and assess joint security operations.

Joint Doctrine Hierarchy Chart, July 2019
The current status of Joint Publications presented in a hierarchical format.

JP 1-04, ‘Legal Support to Joint Operations,’ is now JP 3-84 ‘Legal Support,’ and JP 1-06, ‘Financial Management Support in Joint Operations,’ is now JP 3-80 ‘Resource Management.’

JDN 1-19, Competition Continuum, 03 June 2019
This joint doctrine note (JDN) describes the competition continuum; discusses some of its implications for how the joint force campaigns; and describes aspects of campaigning through cooperation, adversarial competition below armed conflict, and armed conflict.

JP 3-29, Foreign Humanitarian Assistance, 14 May 2019
This publication provides fundamental principles and guidance to plan, execute, and assess foreign humanitarian assistance operations.

JP 4-0, Joint Logistics, 04 February 2019, Incorporating Change 1, 8 May 2019
This publication is the keystone document of the joint logistics series. It provides fundamental principles and guidance for logistics planning, execution, and assessment in support of joint operations.

 

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