Trial Defense Service Mission:
To provide independent, competent, and ethical defense legal services to Soldiers worldwide, wherever located, as required by law or as authorized by The Judge Advocate General. 
The TDS mission is to provide a full-range of defense legal services to Soldiers serving in numerous commands worldwide. These services include:
• Representing Soldiers charged with military criminal offenses at trial;
• Representing Soldiers during criminal investigations and before elimination or grade reduction boards;
• Counseling Soldiers regarding pretrial restraint, nonjudicial punishment, and various adverse administrative actions taken pursuant to military regulations.
Visit the TDS CAC enabled website: https://www.jagcnet2.army.mil/8525781C0048C0D5