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Title: Joint vs Airman’s View

Action: On the left side of the screen is the cover of Joint Publication 1. The following selection from Joint Pub 1 is shown next to the cover on the right:

The principles of war guide warfighting at the strategic, operational, and tactical levels. They are the enduring bedrock of US military doctrine.

Voice: Joint Pub One refers to the principles of war as “the enduring bedrock of US military doctrine.” Air Force Basic Doctrine acknowledges that the principles of war apply equally to all of the US armed forces.

Action: The cover of Air Foce Doctrine Document 1 replaces the cover of Joint Publication 1. The following selection replaces the one next to the cover on the right. Links to both publications are shown at the bottom of the screen.

As the Air Force component of the joint team, airmen should appreciate how these principles apply to all forces but must fully understand them as they pertain to air and space forces. Air and space forces, , provide unique capabilities through operations in the third dimension.

Voice: Airmen must develop an understanding of the principle from an airman’s point of view because air and space forces provide unique capabilities through operations in the third dimension.

Link to Joint Publication 1 (opens page in new window): Joint Publication 1

Link to Air Foce Doctrine Document 1 (opens page in new window): Air Foce Doctrine Document 1

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