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Office of the Staff Judge Advocate

The mission of the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate is to provide sound legal assistance to service members, their dependents and citizen employees who provide direct support to the Pennsylvania National Guard. The OSJA executes wills, power of attorneys, notaries and provides general legal assistance free of charge. This office ensures every client receives expert legal guidance to assist with tomorrow’s challenges.


The mission of TDS is to provide specified defense counsel services for personnel assigned to the Pennsylvania National Guard who are facing non-judicial and administrative adverse actions. TDS works to ensure due process for each of its clients.