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The other day, we made a listing of Air Force installations where we had the pleasure of serving clients, both in person and long-distance.   Here’s our list:





Maxwell AFB: faculty member, original JAG School, designed courses from the ground up.  Later, several administrative cases, one involving sensitive security clearance concerns


Eielson AFB: Three years on station as deputy staff judge advocate.  Subsequently, one officer elimination hearing, fully successful

Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson


Davis-Monthan AFB

Luke AFB: conscientious objector hearing  for a doctor


Little Rock AFB


Beale AFB:  successful in-person hearing to retain career NCO; racial issues, media coverage.  One medical board

Edwards AFB:  litigated court-martial of young female E-3; extremely light sentence.  Issues of equal treatment for women

Los Angeles AFB: several cases, including officer elimination action with security clearance issues, and a complex drug case.  Extensive use of nurse-practitioner on staff

Travis AFB: general court-martial; clemency package included lie detector results  from polygrapher on staff

Vandenberg AFB:  two successful corrections board effort, one discharge review board case


Peterson AFB:  two administrative discharge hearings

United States Air Force Academy:  several cases involving cadet wrongdoing; two leading to findings of no misconduct


Dover AFB:  on-site officer case, two AFBCMR cases

District of Columbia

Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling:  with law offices only 15 miles away, numerous courts and boards in “our backyard;  often, heavy media coverage  and security concerns.  Frequent use of polygrapher on staff


Eglin AFB: one litigated court-martial, two boards, discharge upgrade

Hurlburt Field: special court-martial

MacDill AFB:   two trials, one separations board, one VA case

Patrick AFB: one court-martial

Tyndall AFB:  two appeals to AFBCMR.  Detailed analysis by nurse-practitioner on staff


Moody AFB: two administrative discharges involving command influence, Congressman involved

Robins AFB:  several board hearings involving both active duty and reservist officers


Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam:  one court-martial, a Merit Board  security clearance hearing, one administrative discharge hearing


Mountain Home AFB: two corrections board cases, one medical board case


Scott AFB:  litigated general court-martial


McConnell AFB: litigated discharge hearing for drugs; three general courts-martial


Barksdale AFB: corrections  board appeal; one medical board;  one VA case


Joint Base Andrews/Andrews AFB:   numerous courts and boards, both officer and enlisted; Military Defender main offices are 30 minutes from this installation.  Frequent use of polygrapher on staff.   Media coverage


Hanscom AFB: successful officer court-martial


Columbus AFB: administrative discharge appeal for NCO

Keesler AFB: several courts and boards; discharge upgrade; one VA case


Whiteman AFB:  one heavily litigated court-martial, extremely light sentence


Malmstrom AFB:  two AFBCMR actions, discharge upgrade


Offutt AFB. three litigated cases, two involving officers in joint command positions.   One trial.  Extensive use of nurse-practitioner on staff.  Media coverage


Nellis AFB: Several courts and boards; one medical/ PEB board

New Jersey

Joint Base McGuire–Dix–Lakehurst:  two in-person hearings, several corrections boards cases

New Mexico

Cannon AFB:   [Judge Kastl was formerly Staff Judge Advocate here]   one in-person court, several boards, discharge upgrade

Kirtland AFB:  one hearing, one conscientious objector case

Holloman AFB: one litigated court-martial

North Carolina

Pope AFB: one court-martial, two administrative boards

North Dakota

Grand Forks AFB:  two litigated courts-martial, two administrative boards

Minot AFB:   one court-martial, three administrative boards, one  PEB


Wright-Patterson AFB: two administrative boards. Successful discharge upgrade  for E-5


Altus AFB: general court-martial, two AFBCMR actions

Tinker AFB: two administrative boards, one a medical board’ one VA case

Vance AFB:  one AFBCMR action

South Carolina

Joint Base Charleston: two special courts, two administrative boards.  Media coverage

Shaw AFB:  two administrative boards, discharge upgrade

South Dakota

Ellsworth AFB:  one court-martial


Arnold AFB:  one admin hearing


Dyess AFB:    one court-martial

Goodfellow AFB:  two courts-martial, one of an officer involving anti-Hispanic  bias; two boards


Laughlin AFB: two administrative boards, discharge upgrade

Randolph AFB — Joint Base San Antonio –Lackland AFB:  numerous courts and boards,  PEB hearings.  Media coverage  on issue of Hispanic discrimination

Sheppard AFB:   one administrative board.   Several PEBs


Hill AFB:  one special court-martial


Joint Base Langley-Eustis:  several boards, including successfully overturning an Article 15 in March 2017,  bias against African-Americans


Fairchild AFB: one court-martial, officer fraternization,  testimony by historian on staff regarding Air Force fraternization; extremely light sentence


Francis E. Warren AFB:   two administrative boards, discharge upgrade




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