Chairman of the Joint Chiefs’ Professional Reading List

General Martin E. Dempsey, as the 18th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, released this three-part professional reading list, “to support the renewal of our commitment to our Profession of Arms and the development of Joint Force 2020. The books selected capture the values and ethos of our military profession, promote innovative thinking to prepare for the operational realities of an uncertain future, and provide insights into the foundations of our service cultures.”


Access Chairman Dempsey’s reading list here. The landing page includes additional military reading lists, including the Army Chief of Staff’s reading list; the Chief of Staff of the Air Force reading list; the US Navy Reading list, the Nurse Corps reading list; and MG Dennis P. LeMaster’s reading list.