judge advocate definition

  • noun:
    • A commissioned officer into the U.S. Army, Air Force, or Navy assigned into the Judge Advocate General's Corps.
    • an employee officer providing as appropriate adviser to a commander.
    • An officer acting as prosecutor at a court-martial.
    • A commissioned officer acting as an attorney to advise a court martial on things of legislation or to become prosecutor.
    • See under Judge.
    • you appointed to do something as prosecutor at a court-martial; he will act as the agent of federal government, since the responsible agent of the judge, and also, to a certain extent, as advice when it comes to accused, as he doesn't have various other advice.
    • See supporter.
    • an officer assigned on judge recommend general
    • a staff officer offering as appropriate agent to a military commander

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