Standing Committee on Armed Forces Law

The Standing Committee on Armed Forces Law addresses the issues of direct importance to the practice of law within the Department of Defense, including the thousands of military and civilian attorneys and their support teams globally. Learn more about the Standing Committee’s activities.

Committee Awards

Outstanding Military Service Career Judge Advocate Award

Demonstrates excellence in Service to the legal profession in the Armed Service over the nominee’s legal career, as well as service to their community.

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Keithe E. Nelson Distinguished Service Award

Awards shall be for authorship of exceptional, published, literary efforts which advance and serve interests and understanding of military law or enhance status of lawyers in the Armed Forces.

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