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 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.