The January 2009 revision of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff reading list

(source) As leaders of the Armed Forces of the United States progress in their development, they should expand their horizons to encompass familiarity with other Services and develop an informed perspective on joint warfare. The following readings complement and do not replace the professional reading lists developed by each Service.

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National Resources Strategy

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Logistics in the National Defense

The George Washington Logistics Research Project

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National Security Strategy

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Book cover for Makers of Modern Strategy from Machiavelli to the Nuclear Age

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Classics on Diplomacy and Force

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Joint and Combined Operations

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