Marines


Staff Judge Advocate
The official homepage of II Marine Expeditionary Force. II MEF executes all-domain operations across the competitive continuum in order to support combatant commander objectives to deter armed conflict, prevail over competitors, and when required, defeat adversaries.

Mission

The Office of the Staff Judge Advocate (OSJA), II Marine Expeditionary Force (II MEF), provides legal advice to the Commanding General, II MEF, and his subordinate commanders on a wide range of legal issues. The OSJA provides law advice for exercises and contingency operations and advises the command element on the ethics and standards of conduct issues. The OSJA routinely processes recurring items dealing with military justice, investigations under the Manual of the Judge Advocate General (JAGMAN), administrative separations, and powers of attorney.

BilletNameNumberEmail
Staff Judge AdvocateCol Joseph E. Galvin910-451-8546
Deputy Staff Judge AdvocateMaj Shannon R. Mawson910-451-8544
Operational Law OfficerCapt William B. Baxter910-449-9830
Legal ChiefMGySgt William Pennington910-451-8393

 

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