NEW:   Volume 3, Command, has been rescinded
Volumes 1 & 2 are currently under revision and will be rescinded
Revised portions will be combined into one document: Air Force Doctrine Publication 1


CSAF Perspective on Doctrine - "Our doctrine gives us an agreed upon, operationally relevant body of best practices and principles...These guideposts help us understand what works, and we use them as a starting point...I encourage you to check out the website..."  

A Quick Introduction to Doctrine - The Air Force provides the United States with airpower. To achieve this, our Air Force doctrine provides Airmen with the historically proven best practices learned through experience. These foundational basics allow us to respond more quickly to operations in today's changing world environment, freeing commanders and planners to think about larger issues such as strategy, operational art, and objectives.

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