Concepts & Programs Publication

Concepts & Programs is an annual publication produced by Futures Directorate, Deputy Commandant, Combat Development & Integration, that provides a cross perspective that includes a description of our conceptual view of warfighting, an overview of operational and supporting establishment organizations, and an examination of the specific programs that will provide our Marines technologically superior weapons platforms, systems, and equipment.

PDF versions of the current and previous annual publications are available for download in the links listed below:


2018 PDF (20MB) Download 

2014 PDF (12MB) Download 

2013 PDF (13MB) Download 

2011 PDF (7MB) Download 


2010 PDF (7MB) Download


2009 (6MB) PDF Download


2008 PDF (5MB) Download


2007 PDF (6MB) Download


2006 PDF (6MB) Download


2005 PDF (10MB) Download


2004 PDF (11MB) Download


2003 PDF (4MB) Download


U.S. Marine Corps Concepts & Programs is an annual strategic communications publication used by the Marine Corps to inform Congress, the Office of Secretary of Defense, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and general public about Marine Corps warfighting concepts and combat development lines of effort.