ABSTRACT

Joint Doctrine for Civil Affairs   [open pdf - 2MB]

"This publication provides planning guidance and considerations for the use of designated civil affairs (CA) and the conduct of CA activities in support of the joint force commander (JFC) across the range of military operations. It identifies and describes civil affairs forces and organizations, the type of civil affairs activities they perform, and their employment in support of military operations and Department of Defense programs. Additionally, the publication addresses appropriate legal and regulatory civil affairs policy guidance. Joint Publication (JP) 3-57.1 also builds on the foundation of JP 3-57, Joint Doctrine for Civil-Military Operations. This document provides an overview of civil affairs; discusses civil affairs support to military operations; provides an overview of the responsibilities for civil affairs activities; discusses organization and command relationships; explains civil affairs functional specialties; highlights services' civil affairs; and defines civil affairs planning and coordination."

Report Number:
Joint Pub 3-57.1
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Date:
2003-04-14
Copyright:
Public Domain
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pdf
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application/pdf
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