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Joint Force Quarterly, Issue 73, April 2014 (New!)
JFQ is the Chairman's joint military and security studies journal designed to inform and educate national security professionals on joint and integrated operations; whole of government contributions to national security policy and strategy; homeland security; and developments in training and joint military education to better equip America's military and security apparatus to meet tomorrow's challenges while protecting freedom today.

Insights and Best Practices, Geographic Combatant Commanders (GCC) Command and Control Organizational Options, March 2014 (New!)
This is the First Edition of the Insights and Best Practices Focus Paper on Geographic Combatant Commander (GCC) Command and Control Organizational Options, written by the Deployable Training Division (DTD) of the Joint Staff J7 and published by the Joint Staff J7 Joint Training Directorate.

JP 1-02, Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms,
15 March 2014

This publication sets forth standard US military and associated terminology to encompass the joint activity of the Armed Forces of the United States. These military and associated terms, together with their definitions, constitute approved Department of Defense (DOD) terminology for general use by all DOD components.

JP 3-31, Command and Control of Joint Land Operations, 24 February 2014
This publication provides doctrine for the command and control of joint land operations by a joint force land component commander (JFLCC). It addresses considerations for forming and establishing a functional land force component with a designated JFLCC and for planning, executing, and assessing joint force land operations across the range of military operations.

JP 4-05, Joint Mobilization Planning, 21 February 2014
This publication provides fundamental principles and guidance for the planning and conduct of joint military mobilization and demobilization, force expansion, use of volunteers, and Presidential Reserve Call-up.

JP 3-30, Command and Control of Joint Air Operations, 10 February 2014
This publication provides joint doctrine for the command and control of joint air operations across the range of military operations.

From the Joint History Office: Selected Works of Admiral William J. Crowe, Jr., USN, 11th CJCS (New!)
Published under the auspices of the Joint History Office, this volume presents material drawn from the public record of Admiral William J. Crowe, Jr., US Navy, while serving as the Eleventh Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1 October 1985 through 30 September 1989.

JP 3-29, Foreign Humanitarian Assistance, 03 January 2014
This publication provides doctrine for the planning, execution, and assessment of foreign humanitarian assistance.

JP 4-09, Distribution Operations, 19 December 2013
This publication provides doctrine for the planning, execution, and assessment of joint distribution operations.

JDN 2-13, Commander's Communication Synchronization, 18 December 2013
This joint doctrine note (JDN) provides fundamental principles, techniques, and discussion of processes to aid the commander in implementing communication synchronization.

Just Released by NDU Press: The Noncommissioned Officer and Petty Officer: Backbone of the Armed Forces
A first of its kind, this book—of, by, and for the noncommissioned officer and petty officer—is a comprehensive explanation of the enlisted leader across the U.S. Armed Services. Written by a team of Active, Reserve, and retired senior enlisted leaders from all Service branches, this book defines and describes how NCOs/POs fit into an organization, centers them in the Profession of Arms, explains their dual roles of complementing the officer and enabling the force, and exposes their international engagement.