Conduct legal services operations.
We exercise mission command and control of trained and ready legal forces which provide multi-functional legal support to commanders, Soldiers, and family members in support of military operations.
The United States Army Reserve Legal Command (USARLC) was established in October 2009. The Command occupies the MG Benjamin L. Hunton Memorial USAR Center located in Gaithersburg, Maryland, which is within the National Capital Region. MG Hunton is notable for being the first African-American to become a general officer in the United States Army Reserve.
The USARLC is a one-star command of over 1,700 Soldiers that controls the operations of 28 Legal Operations Detachments (LODs).
We have three Trial Defense Service (TDS)
Each LOD is commanded by a Colonel (06), although in manpower it is the functional equivalent to a company-sized organization.
• Legal Operational Support • Trial Defense • Command Legal Support • Judge teams • Legal Assistance to Soldiers • Domestic Legal Support to Civil Authorities • International Education and Training