The Judge Advocates Association hosts, or co-hosts, a number of social activities throughout the year, most notably the annual DoD Legal Leadership Reception and the annual Judge Advocates Association and Judge Advocates Foundation Awards Dinner. The DoD Legal Leadership Reception is co-hosted with the Pentagon Chapter and the Federal Career Service Division of the Federal Bar Association. The reception is held in late Fall in the Executive Dining Room of the Pentagon. The reception honors the legal leadership of the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security. The reception is open to everyone with an interest in military law.
The JAA & JAF Awards Dinner is normally held in May. A number of awards are presented, including the Chief Justice Marshall Lifetime Achievement Award, the Robertson O. Everett Distinguished Life Service Award, and Outstanding Career Armed Service Attorney awards for each of the military services. For additional information, see the Awards Page.This year's dinner will be held on May 13, 2010 at the Army Navy County Club.