Legal Office


Empower Misawa Air Base leaders with sound, timely legal counsel to maximize Wild Weasel operational freedom and maintain a disciplined force ready to defend Japan and deliver sustained forward airpower.



The Legal Office provides free, confidential legal assistance on personal, civil legal matters to eligible clients of the 35 FW, including active duty or retired military members and their dependents.

Legal Assistance attorneys can prepare wills and advance medical directives, including living wills and medical powers of attorney. If you wish to have an attorney prepare a will for you, please visit the Air Force Legal Assistance Website, complete the Estate Planning Package, and email your ticket number to


Article 137 Briefings: Please click here to complete online via myLearning. 

Once complete, please email your certificate and reenlistment worksheet to to be signed off on this requirement. 

The legal office will continue to hold an in-person Article 137 briefings on Tuesdays at 10 a.m.


The Legal Office can prepare general and special powers of attorney and provides notary services. These services are provided on a walk-in basis Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  To save time and expedite the power of the attorney process, you can visit the Air Force Legal Assistance Website, complete the online worksheet, record the ticket number and then walk-in with the ticket number in hand.  Please bring your valid government issued ID card when visiting the Legal Office.


The Legal Office processes claims both for and against the Air Force arising from incidents occurring on Misawa Air Base. To file a claim with our office, please call DSN: (315) 226-4022.

For Household Goods claims, please contact the carrier first. If they do not respond in a timely manner, please contact the Air Force Claims Service Center at


Misawa Air Base Legal Office
(315) 226-4022
Commercial: 011-81-176-77-4022


Torii Building, Bldg 656
Misawa Air Base, Japan

Customer Service Hours:
Monday to Friday
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.



Click here for more information on Victim Counsel Services.



Click here for more information on Area Defense Counsel Services.