NPFC - CJCSI 5320.01
GUIDANCE FOR THE JOINT HISTORY PROGRAM
|Publication Date:||30 November 2018|
Purpose. This instruction provides guidance for the Joint Force history programs. The Joint History Program provides the official record of the roles of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS), the Joint Staff (JS), the Combatant Commands (CCMDs), and subordinate Joint Headquarters in the development and implementation of national security policy. The program is an invaluable source of historical, doctrinal, and legal information, documenting the activities and decisions of the Joint Force.
Applicability. This instruction applies to the JS, the CCMDs, the Defense Agencies, the National Guard Bureau (NGB), and the Military Departments (MILDEPs). The term "Military Departments" in this document refers to the Army, the Navy, the Air Force, and the Marine Corps. The Joint History Program includes the Executive Director for Joint History, the Joint History and Research Office (JHRO), the history programs of the Combatant Commanders (CCDRs), the sub-unified commands, and the Active Component/Reserve Component (AC/RC) uniformed historians assigned to the historical programs of the JS, the CCMDs, and the sub-unified commands.