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The Office of the Staff Judge Advocate (JA) provides legal advice and general counsel on all aspects of the Air and Space Forces mishap prevention programs and safety investigations.
The office ensures proper controls are maintained on safety reports and privileged information. It also provides effective coordination on legal and safety issues with the Department of Defense, other federal agencies and international safety programs. The office maintains the Air Force Safety Center Records Library, and ensures efficient and timely retrieval of safety investigation reports for review and analysis. In addition, it responds to requests for safety information under the Freedom of Information Act, congressional requests and other functional requests.
To contact the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, please email our office at Division Email
Firefighters from Youngstown Air Reserve Station spent several months researching, designing, building and testing an in-house confined spaces training obstacle course, which is now being used to enhance base firefighter safety and capabilities.
U.S. Air Force aircrew operating across 20 different rotor, tilt-wing, and fixed-wing aircraft – including but not limited to CV-22s, HH-60s, C-130s, and C-17s – will receive new body armor carrier systems as part of an effort to update and replace older models.
The second annual Department of the Air Force Space Safety Council was held in Colorado Springs from August 15-17, 2023. The Council meets twice a year to discuss items pertinent to the development of Space Safety policy, mishap prevention, the conduct of investigations, and implementation of the