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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 4-10, Operational Contract Support, 04 March 2019
This publication provides fundamental principles and guidance for planning, executing, and managing operational contract support in all phases of joint operations.

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

JP 4-0, Joint Logistics, 04 February 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.

JP 3-17, Air Mobility Operations, 05 February 2019
This publication provides fundamental principles and guidance for planning, employing, and assessing air mobility operations across the range of military operations.

JP 3-07.4, Joint Counterdrug Operations, 05 February 2019 (Available through JEL+)
This publication provides fundamental principles and guidance to plan, execute, and assess US military support for counterdrug operations.

JP 1, Doctrine for the Armed Forces of the United States, 25 March 2013 Incorporating Change 1,12 July 2017
This publication is the capstone joint doctrine publication and provides doctrine for unified action by the Armed Forces of the United States.

DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms, February 2019
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.

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