Mission Statement: To deliver principled counsel and mission-focused legal services to the Commander, 10th Support Group; staff and subordinate commands.
The Legal Assistance Office prepares powers of attorney and notarization on an appointment basis. Legal counseling by a legal assistance attorney is also available on an appointment basis for most personal legal issues. The legal assistance attorney does not advise commanders or supervisors (Trial Counsel or Administrative Law attorneys). Army regulation 27-3 does not permit legal assistance attorneys to give advice on employment law, private businesses, or against the United States Government. For a legal assistance appointment call 652-4332.
The Army on Okinawa investigates and processes several types of claims including: Afﬁrmative (Government Claims), and Military Tort Claims, Status of Forces Agreement Claims, and Article 139 Claims. Information about where to file Personnel Claims (Household Goods) is also provided.
Basic information about the ethics rules applicable to U.S. Army employees, aimed to assist Department of the Army Civilian employees with understanding the rules that govern your conduct as an Army employee, including the Standards of Conduct for Employees.
The International Law Section can provide information and assistance with Japanese criminal investigations, verification of status under the US-Japan Status of Forces Agreement, obtaining approval to engage in off-duty employment or private commercial activities.