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A commissioned officer in the US Army, Air Force, or Navy assigned to the Judge Advocate General's Corps.
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A staff officer serving as legal adviser to a commander.
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An officer acting as prosecutor at a court-martial.
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A military legal officer; esp., an officer designated to act as prosecutor at a court-martial.
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(US) A commissioned officer acting as a lawyer to advise a court martial on points of law or to act as prosecutor.
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