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The Office of the Staff Judge Advocate for the Alabama National Guard is located at Joint Forces Headquarters located on Congressman Dickinson Dr. We are dedicated to our mission of providing legal support to the Alabama National Guard by fairly administering the military justice system, providing quality legal advice and various legal services for our Army/Air National Guardsmen, Military Service Members, as well as our Military Veterans and qualified Dependents.

Services Provided:

Legal Assistance: The Legal Assistance Office provides legal assistance to National Guard soldiers, qualified family members, and eligible retirees. Assistance will be tasked out to the Servicemember's respective Judge Advocate. If necessary, appointments will be required for any and all legal assistance.

Claims: The mission of the Claims Division is to efficiently investigate, process, and settle claims against, and in favor of, the U.S. to provide quality customer service to claimants and to provide quality claims service and assistance to commanders.

Trial Defense Service: This service is limited to active ALNG members for military matters (i.e. JSAP packets, military administrative proceedings or ACMJ proceedings (to include Article 15s). TDS can be reached at (334) 300-8150 or by email at



Required training for the Alabama Code of Military Justice.  This is an annual requirement and training should be done by a Judge Advocate.  Please contact your MACOM Judge Advocate to schedule training.

Alabama Code of Military Justice - Commander and Leader Training

Alabama Code of Military Justice - Service Member Training


2014 Military Law Symposium

Additional materials for the symposium.

Ethics - Mark Moody

Veteran's Court

A Selective Supeme Court Review - Jack Park

2014 Military Law Symposium Packet.pdf 


Office of the Staff Judge Advocate
P.O. Box 3711
Montgomery, AL 36109

Phone: (334) 271-7471

Hours: Tue - Fri, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


  This link will get you to the Defense Finance and Accounting Service for information regarding all matters in military pay.
  Army Judge Advocate web portal, public sections are available for access.
  Air Force Judge Advocate web portal, public sections are available for access.
  Army Publishing Directorate
  USERRA Frequently asked questions
  Alabama Department of Human Resources, for legal assistance in Domestic - civilian court
  Freedom of Information Act
  National Personnel Records Center, St. Louis, archives for military personnel records
  Army Review Boards
  Employer Support of the Guard and Reserves
Governor Robert Bentley
Governor Robert Bentley

Major General Perry Smith
Major General Perry Smith


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