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Colonel Polly Sandness is the Staff Judge Advocate, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio.  She is responsible for providing legal advice to the AFLCMC Commander, his staff, and subordinate legal offices, to include supporting the Commander’s role as the general court-martial convening authority over two installations and subordinate organizations located in a nine-state region.  AFLCMC employs more than 28,000 people and has a budget of approximately $258 billion. Col Sandness entered the USAF in 1999 as an Acquisition Officer.  In 2004, she was selected for the funded legal education program and attended law school at William & Mary.  As a JAG, she has served in various capacities to include Chief Commissioner at the Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals, as both a deployed and stateside Staff Judge Advocate, and most recently as Chief, Environmental Law and Litigation Division.  She is admitted to practice law before the Supreme Court of Virginia, the Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces. 


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The 88th Air Base Wing office of the Staff Judge Advocate provides high-quality legal advice and support in the areas of civil law, contract law, labor law, environmental law, claims and military justice for courts-martial and non-judicial punishment actions. The Office also provides legal assistance to individual military members, retirees and family members on personal, non-criminal legal matters.  

For more information, visit the 88th ABW JA office online.


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Commercial number: 781-225-1410

The 66 ABG/JA has four divisions to support Hanscom and its tenants. JAC assists with the personal legal needs of active duty military members, dependents, retirees and those who are otherwise eligible for legal assistance under 10 U.S.C. §1044.

JAC offers attorney consultations, powers of attorney, notary services and single-day will drafting and execution. JAC also assists Hanscom commanders with a myriad of legal issues to include military justice, administrative actions, claims and civil law.

JAA is the General and Administrative Law Division and is responsible for providing legal advice in the areas of Advisory and Assistance Service contracts, Federally Funded Research and Development Center contracts, procurement fraud, ethics, labor law and operational contracting.

JAN and JAS provide the Battle Management and C3I&N Directorates with legal advice and support the Air Force Lifecycle Management Center and other acquisition programs assigned to the 66 ABG/JA with all contract formation and administration issues.


Judge Advocate Office
Commercial Phone: 937-255-0224