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Judge Advocate, FKJA

Welcome

Welcome to the Judge Advocate website! 

We are a joint and combined team of military and civilian legal professionals supporting the readiness, fighting strength, and morale of USFK. 

Through expert legal advice to our clients, we ensure adequate levels of personnel are provided to theater service components so that they can “fight tonight.” 

Our goal is to improve communication, understanding and cooperation between our staff and our customers.  This website is one mechanism to achieve that goal. 

Please contact our webmaster at 723-4688 if you have any questions or notice any errors on our site.

Mission

Acts as the primary and special staff legal advisor to the Commander, United Nations Command (UNC) and the Commander, United States Forces Korea (USFK).  Supervises the provision of legal support to all Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine subordinate units in the Korea Theater of Operations.  As Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, 8th US Army, responsible for all U.S. Army legal services within Korea (including technical oversight of subordinate general court-martial jurisdictions).  Promulgates theater Army legal policy.

USFK Organization

Director: COL Penland, Robert T. Jr.

Contacts

Unit Content Manager
DSN: 723-7868

Executive Division
Judge Advocate
DSN: 755-4529

Chief
DSN: 755-4540

Sergeant Major
DSN: 755-4541

Management Division
Chief
DSN 755-4540

NCOIC
DSN: 755-4541

Administrative Law
Chief
DSN: 757-2604

NCOIC
DSN: 755-4542

International Law
Chief
DSN: 755-4531

Admin Asst
DSN 755-4542

Operational Law
Chief
DSN: 723-5654

NCOIC
DSN: 723-7929
Fax: 723-4697

Legal Assistance
Chief
DSN: 755-4541

NCOIC
DSN: 738-8058
Fax: 738-9864

Claims
Chief
DSN: 738-8111