The Most Essential Army Publications

The Army operates on doctrine and regulations, which are outlined in manuals. These manuals help leaders communicate their mission and responsibilities to Soldiers. In his book Political Man, Seymour Lipset formally examines traditional theories of how societies modernize. His approach enables us to better understand how evolving relevant operational or mission variables affect our military … Read more

ADP 6-0 – Mission Command: Command and Control of Army Forces

ADP 6-0 - Mission Command Command and Control of Army Forces

The Army doctrine publication ADP 6-0, Mission Command: Command and Control of Army Forces, provides guidance for how commanders and their staffs combine the art and science of command and control to understand situations, make decisions, direct actions, and lead forces toward mission accomplishment. ADP 6-0 describes the mission command philosophy and prescribes ways commanders … Read more

Army Doctrine Publication 5-0 -The Operations Process

Army Doctrine Publication 5-0 -The Operations Process

Army Doctrine Publication 5-0 The Operations Process is the doctrine that describes how Army forces conduct the major command and control activities during operations: planning, preparing, executing, and continuously assessing. Commanders, supported by their staffs, employ the operations process to understand situations, make decisions, direct action, lead forces to mission accomplishment, and assess their operational … Read more

ADP 3-90 – Offensive and Defensive Tactics

ADP 3-90 - Offensive and Defensive Tactics

Tactical Operations Always Require Judgment and Adaptation to the Unique Circumstances of a Specific Situation. ADP 3-90 Provides Commanders with a Set of Tools to Use in Developing a Solution to Their Tactical Problem. This Army publication is the Army’s standard reference for all tactical art and science students. It outlines the organization of forces, … Read more

ADP 3-37

ADP 3-37

Army Doctrine Publication (ADP) 3-37 and its related Army Doctrine Reference Publication (ADRP) provide guidance to commanders, staff, leaders, and Soldiers. Protection is an enduring activity that supports prompt and sustained operations across multiple domains. Protection preserves combat power, population, partners, essential equipment, resources, and critical infrastructure from threats and hazards. It is synchronized and … Read more