(Region Legal Service Office MIDLANT)
690 Peary St.
The Staff Judge Advocate at NS Newport provides services to commands in the areas of military justice, command services and administrative law, ethics counseling and command administration. SJA does not provide legal advice or notary service to individuals. Military justice includes matters that are prosecutorial in nature (i.e., related to the court-martial prosecution of a member of individual commands). Command services advice encompasses any other legal issue confronting the command or unit that does not involve the prosecution of a member of the command or legal advice for the benefit of an individual. SJA Newport stood up July 1, 2006, and has one officer and one enlisted staff member.