Category Unified Action Handbooks

Book One: Military Support to Essential Services and Critical Infrastructure

July 5, 2016

The handbook outlines joint force roles and responsibilities in the Interagency Management System (IMS) and existing interagency coordination authorities and mechanisms it aligns with the USG Planning Framework for Reconstruction, Stabilization, and Conflict Transformation. It will also align with the IMS Guide under development at the Department of States’ Office of the Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization.

Book Two: Military Support to Governance, Elections, and Media

July 5, 2016

The last comprehensive guide to military governance was written in 1943. Combatant commanders have directed joint forces to rebuild media, support election preparations, and provide advisors to embryonic executive ministries and legislative committees in recent and current operations. This handbook provides pre-doctrinal guidance for joint force support to good governance, political competition, and support to media.