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Title: Basic Doctrine

Action: The cover of AFDD 1, Air Force Basic Doctrine, is shown screen right. Text bullets are shown in support of the narration on screen left. A link to AFDD 1 is provided at the end of the narration on the bottom of the page.

Voice: Basic doctrine is expressed in Air Force Doctrine Document One, titled, “Air Force Basic Doctrine.” This document establishes guidelines for employing air and space forces across the full spectrum of military operations. It forms the basis from which air commanders plan and execute assigned missions. AFDD 1 further provides the Air Force perspective to the joint world. Because of its fundamental and enduring character, basic doctrine provides broad and continuing guidance on the organization and employment of air and space forces.

Link to Air Force Doctrine Document 1 (opens acrobat pdf in new window): AFDD 1

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