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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.
The Terminology Repository for DOD (OSD/JS) Issuance FOUO was updated on the DOD Terminology Program page on JEL+ on 14, January 2021.
CJCSI 5120.02E, Joint Doctrine Development System, 06 November 2020
This instruction establishes policy to assist the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) in developing joint doctrine for the employment of the Armed Forces of the United States in accordance with Title 10, United States Code, Section 153 of reference a.
CJCSM 5120.01B, Joint Doctrine Development Process, 06 November 2020
This manual establishes adaptive joint doctrine procedures in support of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff’s (CJCS’s) responsibility to develop doctrine for the joint employment of the Armed Forces of the United States, as directed in reference a and as established in references b and c.
DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms, December 2020
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 5-0, Joint Planning, 01 December 2020
This publication is the keystone document for joint planning. It provides the doctrinal foundation and fundamental principles that guide the Armed Forces of the United States in planning joint campaigns and operations.
Joint Doctrine Hierarchy Chart, December 2020
The current status of Joint Publications presented in a hierarchical format.
JP 1-0, Joint Personnel Support, 01 December 2020
This publication is the keystone document of the personnel series. It provides fundamental principles and guidance to plan, coordinate, provide, and assess manpower and personnel support to joint operations.