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CJCS Directives Library


Official Publications

This site is updated as of 1 May 2023

Welcome to the Official site for Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Directives (Instructions, Manuals, Notices, and Guides)! All CJCS Directives published to this site are UNCLASSIFIED and carry an UNRESTRICTED releasability.

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Please be sure to link to this site, and not individual documents, in order to ensure you are viewing the most current CJCS Directives Program information. IMD is NOT responsible for the timeliness or accuracy of CJCS Directives posted to any other unclassified Internet site.

CJCS Directives Reports

CJCS Active Directives Report - as of 1 January 2023

JS Active Directives Report - as of 1 January 2023

CJCS Superseded/Canceled Report - as of 1 January 2023

JS Superseded/Canceled Report - as of 1 January 2023






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