Reserve & Retired Affairs (Code 62)


Reserve & Retired Affairs (Code 62) has the primary responsibility of advising, assisting and making recommendations to the Judge Advocate General (JAG) on matters concerning Naval Reserve and Retired judge advocates and legalmen, and is the Naval Reserve Law Program’s Technical Manager (JAG Representative).


The Reserve & Retired Affairs:

  • Recommends to the JAG the specific mission, objectives, plans and policies for the development of Reserve law programs and units.
  • Monitors the status, progress and mobilization readiness of Reserve law units and personnel, providing advice and recommendations concerning organization of these units and training requirements; includes coordination of an annual SJA / CO Workshop and monitoring of three annual regional Military Law Update Workshops and one annual Legalman CPO Leadership Conference.
  • Provides technical and administrative support, advice and assistance to the Deputy Judge Advocate General for Reserve Affairs and Operations on a daily basis and serves as his executive assistant.
  • Supervises the preparation and publication of the bi-monthly Naval Reserve Legal Program Flag*Gram and coordinates the maintenance of the Naval Reserve Active Status Judge Advocate and Legalmen Directory.
  • Assists in the oversight and most effective use of Reserve units and personnel in coordination with active duty commands, serving as principal active duty advisor to Deputy JAG / CNLSC.
  • Provides briefings and reports to senior authorities concerning the Naval Reserve legal community’s state of readiness, contributory support training and productivity.
  • Reviews and makes recommendations concerning Reserve judge advocates status classifications and Art. 27(b), Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), certification of Reserves.
  • Advises and assists in Article 6, UCMJ, billet assignment recommendations of Reserve judge advocates and legalmen.
  • Reviews and makes recommendations concerning Navy Officer Billet Classifications (NOBCs) for Reserve judge advocates; Division Director coordinates and serves as Recorder on two annual Reserve selection boards.
  • Nominates, endorses and screens Reserve law units and personnel for unit and personal awards.
  • Advises and assists JAG concerning policies and plans for the recruitment and retention of Reserve judge advocates and legalmen into the Reserve Law Program.
  • Provides information to Navy judge advocates on Transition Programs and opportunities.

Contact Reserve & Retired Affairs

Mailing Address:
Reserve & Retired Affairs (Code 62)
1322 Patterson Ave., Suite 3000
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5066
Phone Numbers:
Comm: (202) 685-5397
DSN: 325-5397
Fax: (202) 685-5461
0730 – 1630
Monday – Friday