The lower level publications in the hierarchy of joint publications that are signed by the Director, Joint Staff and contain specific mission-area guidance for the joint community. Included in this level are reference publications and those describing joint personnel, intelligence support, operations, logistic support, planning, and command, control, communications, and computer systems support. See also above-the-line publications; capstone publications; joint publication; keystone publications.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.