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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.

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.

Joint Doctrine Hierarchy Chart, April 2019
The current status of Joint Publications presented in a hierarchical format is available for download in PDF and PPTX format.

JP 3-09, Joint Fire Support, 10 April 2019
This publication provides fundamental principles and guidance for planning,executing, and assessing joint fire support.

DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms , April 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 4-09, Distribution Operations, 14 March 2019 (Available through JEL+)

JP 3-16, Multinational Operations, 01 March 2019
This publication provides fundamental principles and guidance for the Armed Forces of the United States when they operate as part of a multinational (coalition or allied) force.

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