Illinois National Guard

Lautenberg Amendment
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Nonjudicial Punishment
DMAIL Regulation 27-1
Regulation Index

Regulation Chapters 1-6

Appendix A: Commander's Guidance
Appendix B: Example of Completed DMAIL 60-R
Appendix C: Format of Nonjudicial Punishment
Appendix D: Maximum Punishments
Appendix E: Example of Completed DMAIL 61-R
Appendix F: Sample Specification
Appendix G: Record of Nonjudicial Punishment Proceedings (NGIL  60-R)
Appendix H: Record of Supplementary Nonjudicial
Punishment Action (NGIL  61-R)
Military and Civilian Legal Links
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National Committee for Employer Support of Guard and Reserve (NCESGR)
Illinois ESGR
United States Department of Labor
Illinois State Bar Association
American Bar Association
All Law
US Army Judge Advocate General's Corps
Hieros Gamos Comprehensive
Legal Site
Legal Services
For Soldiers not entitled to legal assistance pursuant to AR 27-3
Veteran's Legal Assistance Program School of Law, Southern Illinois University at 618-536-8323
John Marshall Veterans Legal Support Center and Clinic at 312-360-2656
Illinois Army and Air National Guard
Department of Military Affairs
Judge Advocate General
1301 N. MacArthur Blvd.,
Springfield, IL 62702
COMM: 217-761-3510
DSN: 555-3510
Fax: 217-761-3930
Illinois Army and Air National Guard Judge Advocate General's Office
Legal Resources


This web site is primarily intended to be a resource for Illinois Army and Air National Guard personnel, as well as their families. The material is for general information only and should not be considered as legal authority. For specific legal advice, you should contact an attorney.

Legal Assistance for Soldiers and Airman

Illinois National Guard judge advocates provide legal assistance to military personnel, retirees and their qualified dependents in accordance with applicable Army and Air Force legal assistance regulations. Legal assistance available to traditional (part-time, M-Day Soldiers) National Guard Soldiers/Airmen primarily consists of:

  • Pre-mobilization legal planning
  • Preparation of simple wills and powers of attorney
  • Briefing and counseling on the Soldiers and Sailors' Civil Relief Act of 1940
  • Reemployment Rights

Traditional Guard Soldiers/Airmen seeking legal assistance services should contact their command's legal office. Legal Assistance is by appointment only. For information on making an appointment, contact the Illinois Department of Military Affairs, Judge Advocate General's office by phone at 217-761-3510, DSN: 555-3510, or e-mail.

Illinois National Guard judge advocates cannot represent service members in criminal or civil courts.

Illinois Army National Guard (ILARNG) Judge Advocate General's Corps

Currently comprised of 16 attorneys and enlisted support personnel, assigned to the four major commands of the ILARNG: Joint Force Headquarters (JFHQ-IL), 404 th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade (Chicago), 108th Sustainment Brigade (Chicago), and the 33 rd Brigade Combat Team (Urbana).

Illinois Air National Guard (ILANG) Judge Advocate General's Department

Currently authorized 9 attorneys, assigned to the Headquarters of the ILANG (Springfield) and its 3 operational units: 183rd Fighter Wing (Springfield), 126th Air Refueling Wing (Scott Air Force Base), and 182nd Airlift Wing (Peoria).