2ND BOMB WING LEGAL OFFICE

 

HOURS OF OPERATION
Notary and Powers of Attorney: Monday through Friday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Every 3rd Friday is a Wing training day, and the Legal Office closes at 12 p.m.
Reenlistment Briefings: Call (318) 456-2561 / 2562 to schedule an Article 137 briefing! Attendees must be within 30 days of reenlistment.

 

 LEGAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES

The 2nd Bomb Wing Legal Office provides free legal assistance services for all active duty members, retirees, and dependents. Guard and Reserve members may also be qualified under unique circumstances, but please call us to confirm eligibility. We offer legal assistance and advice for various issues such as landlord-tenant rights, estate planning, family law, real estate, consumer rights, and more! We offer legal assistance Monday through Friday, morning and afternoon. Call (318) 456-2561 / 2562 to schedule your 30 minute appointment!

Wills, Healthcare Powers of Attorney, and Advance Medical Directives are available by appointment only. Please follow the directions below to ensure expedited service:

  • Prior to your visit, you must fill out an online legal worksheet, available at https://aflegalassistance.law.af.mil/. Worksheet topics include wills, advance medical directives, and powers of attorney.  The data you enter can only be accessed by our office, will only be used to assist you, and is deleted after 90 days.

  • After completing the online worksheet, click “Save and Exit." The website will generate a ticket number. Provide your ticket number to the legal office prior to scheduling your appointment. You may also use the ticket number to re-enter the worksheet and change information you previously entered.  We recommend taking a photo of the ticket number as back up.

 

TAX CENTER
Each tax season, we are proud to offer volunteer tax services free for all military members, dependents, and retirees. The Barksdale Tax Center is open until July 15, 2020. Please contact (318) 456-4765 to book an appointment. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

 

 CLAIMS

Our Claims section will accept claims for auto accidents, dorm damage, golf ball damage, and other areas. If you think you may have a claim, please fill out an SF Form 95 and bring it to our office, along with any additional information you might have related to the claim. We are here to work with you to get claims submitted and completed in a timely manner. Please keep in mind this process might take up to six months to complete. Contact (318) 456-4868 / 5960 with questions or concerns.

CIVIL LAW
Our Installation and Administrative Law sections handle a variety of legal issues including contract reviews, environmental law, civilian labor issues, support agreements, fundraiser requests, ethics questions, and other non-military justice legal reviews. Please contact our front office at (318) 456-2561 / 2562 if you would like to forward a package for legal review or have questions on this topic, or route through our organization account at 2bwja.all@us.af.mil.

 

 MILITARY JUSTICE

The purpose of military law is to promote justice, assist in maintaining good order and discipline, and to promote effectiveness in the military. 2 BW/JA’s Military Justice personnel serve as prosecutors for courts-martial and work to assist and advise commanders in making disciplinary decisions. Please contact our front office at (318) 456-2561 / 2562 to be connected to a military justice attorney or paralegal. For members of a command team with after-hours emergency issues, please contact the Law Enforcement Desk at (318) 456-2551 / 2552 / 2553 and ask to be connected to the on-call JAG.

OPERATIONS LAW
Our Operations Law section handles operations-related issues such as SRUF training, intelligence oversight, and deployment readiness. Please contact our front office at (318) 456-2561 / 2562 for operations law questions.

FEEDBACK

Please provide us anonymous feedback to help us improve our processes. Use the link below and click “Feedback” found at the bottom of the page.

https://aflegalassistance.law.af.mil/lass/lass.html

CONTACT US

2 BW/JA Front Office: (318) 456-2561 / 2562

Law Enforcement Desk: (318) 456-2551 / 2552 / 2551

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