Chairman's program recommendation
Provides the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff's (CJCS) personal recommendations to the Secretary of Defense (SECDEF). It informs the Defense Planning Guidance (DPG) and influences resource decisions and development of the President's Budget (PB). The CPR articulate issues the CJCS deems important enough for the Secretary to consider when identifying DoD strategic priorities in the DPG. The CPR is informed by the annual Capability Gap Assessment (CGA) activities executed under the Joint Capability Integration and Development System (JCIDS) process, and the assessment and prioritization of the capability requirement portfolios.
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