Alternate Title: Joint Publication 1-02: Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms, As Amended Through 15 June 2015
"The Joint Publication 1-02, 'Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms' 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. […] This publication supplements standard English-language dictionaries and standardizes military and associated terminology to improve communication and mutual understanding within DOD, with other federal agencies, and among the United States and its allies."
JP 1-02; Joint Publication 1-02
Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC): http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/