1. Ethics

    a. Fundraising
  • ALL fundraising events must be reviewed by the Civil Law Section for compliance with applicable laws and regulations
  • Please utilize the Fundraising RLR form to submit a request for legal review for a proposed fundraising event aboard MCAS Cherry Point. See the attached memorandum for guidance on Birthday Ball Fundraising.
  • Note: Submission of the RLR form alone does not constitute legal review or approval by the JLC.

    b. Gifts


  • Joint Ethics Regulations (JER), DoD 5500.7-R
  • SECNAVINST 4001.2J (12 Aug 09)
  • Standards of Conduct Office (SOCO) Information Paper - Gifts To Servicemembers

    c. Post Government Employment

    d. Financial Disclosures

  • OGE 450 Report (Confidential Financial Disclosure)
  • SF 278 Report (Public Financial Disclosure)

    e. Guidance, Resources and Training

2. JAGMAN Investigations

  • Preliminary Inquires
  • Command Investigations
  • Litigation Reports
  • Training & Resources

3. Operational law (ROE/LOW)

4. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Privacy Act

Requests for Legal Review (RLR):

  • The Civil Law Section conducts legal review on a variety of issues in support of our mission.
  • Commands and their representatives are strongly encouraged to submit all questions of a legal or ethical nature within our areas of operation.
  • Each request should include the specific aspects or issues about which the command needs advice, supporting documentation and any additional information.
  • A minimum of five (5) business days is required to process requests for legal review.
  • A Civil Law Officer will inform the requester whether a proposed action is legally sufficient or the details of any insufficiency.
  • See below for specific types of requests for legal review.
Civil Law / Operational Law / Investigations
Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point
U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Atlantic
Postal Service Center Box 8007
Cherry Point NC 28533
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