The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) has a long and rich heritage. As the world's only functional Air Assault Division, the 101st Airborne has pioneered the development of Air Assault tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs). These tactics were quantifiably demonstrated in 1991 during Operation Desert Storm and most recently during Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. We are currently at war with dangerous and adaptive terrorist forces in complex environments. In response, the Division continually refines its TTPs, exploiting our unique capabilities to defeat our nation's enemies. This reference publication, The Gold Book June 2014, re-establishes the baseline for the planning and execution of Air Assault operations.