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Administrative / International Law

Administrative / International Law DSN: 315-262-7327
Labor Law Counselor DSN: 315-262-3156
Japanese Criminal Law Legal Advisor and Liaison DSN: 315-262-5434

Email any questions or comments to us at the Administrative / International Law Office.


The mission of the Administrative & International Law Division is to:

  • Provides legal advice to the Senior Military Commander, the Garrison Commander and all subordinate commanders and principle staff members.
  • Researches and prepares written legal opinions on the interpretation and application of the laws, statutes, and regulations to facilitate the operation of the installation.
  • Provides legal advice concerning private organizations, nonappropriated fund instrumentalities, nonappropriated funds, gifts, donations, use of Government property, and military installations.
  • Provides legal reviews for boards, investigations, reports of survey (FLIPL), and line of duty determinations.
  • Represents the Staff Judge Advocate on the Family Advocacy Committee (FAC); Case Review Committee (CRC); Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP); Special Needs Access Program (SNAP); Sexual Assault Prevention & Response Program (SAPR), and similar community programs.
  • Provides Ethics training, guidance and reviews including review of Confidential and Public Financial Disclosure Reports (OGE 450 and SF 278).
  • Provides training and guidance on International Law matters involving the US-Japan Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA).
  • Conducts SOFA briefings to personnel involved with host-nation law enforcement investigations.
  • Provides trial observer and reporting services for SOFA personnel tried in host nation criminal courts and provides trial observer reports to higher headquarters.

Publications and Resources

Ethics Information Papers

International Law Information Papers

Reference Library for Administrative and International Law Resources

Resources for AR 15-6 Investigating Officers