The Military Justice Section's mission is to provide full spectrum of military justice support which includes advising all Commanders and Senior Non-Commission Officers within the National Capital Region, prosecuting courts-martial, assisting victims, adjudicating adverse administrative actions, and instructing in preventative law.
The typical actions the Military Justice Section handles include:
- Prosecuting violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice in Special and General Courts-Martial
- Assisting law enforcement during the criminal investigative process
- Preparing and assisting in the adjudication of Non-Judicial Punishment
- Drafting of Letters of Reprimand
- Advising, preparing, and representing the United States in Administrative Separation Boards
- Acting as a liaison between Commanders and civilian prosecutors
"The purpose of military law is to promote justice, to assist in maintaining good order and discipline in the armed forces, to promote efficiency and effectiveness in the military establishment, and thereby to strengthen the national security of the United States." Preamble, Manual for Courts-Martial (2008 Edition)
Military Justice: 202-685-2607
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