A large body of joint doctrine (and its supporting tactics, techniques, and procedures) has been and is being developed by the US Armed Forces through the combined efforts of the Joint Staff, Services, and combatant commands. The following chart displays an overview of the of the development process for these publications.

All joint doctrine and tactics, techniques, and procedures are organized into a comprehensive hierarchy. Joint Pub 3-04.1 is located in the operations series of joint publications.

Joint Pub 1-01, "Joint Publication system," provides a detailed list of all joint publications. Joint pubs are also availabe on CD-ROM through the Joint Electronic Library (JEL). For information, contact: