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Definition of Chairman of the joint chiefs of staff manual

Chairman of the joint chiefs of staff manual Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
DOD Dictionary of Military Terms
A document containing detailed procedures for performing specific tasks that do not involve the employment of forces. A manual is of indefinite duration and is applicable to external agencies or both the Joint Staff and external agencies. It may supplement a Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff instruction or stand alone and remains in effect until superseded, rescinded, or otherwise canceled. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff manuals, unlike joint publications, will not contain joint doctrine. Terminology used in these publications will be consistent with JP 1-02. Also called CJCSM. See also Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff instruction. (CJCSI 5120.02)
  
Source: U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Doctrine Division. ( About )