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Joint Doctrine Notes and Guides

Joint Doctrine Notes

A joint doctrine note (JDN) is a pre-doctrinal publication that presents common fundamental guidance and is part of the initiation stage of the joint doctrine development process. Although there is some agreement over contributions, this JDN does not necessarily describe a position of consensus across joint forces. Once extant and validated best practices and procedures are common across the operating forces, appropriate principles and guidance are incorporated into existing joint doctrine hierarchy or, if required, a new joint publication.

The guidance in joint doctrine notes is not authoritative.

JDN 2-19, Strategy, 10 December 2019

Joint Guides 

A joint guide (JG) presents fundamental guidance from the Joint Staff.


Joint Guide for Interagency Doctrine, 04 November 2019


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