Defense Service Office North

Defense Service Office North DSO North is headquartered in Washington, DC with offices in Great Lakes, IL; Groton, CT; Annapolis, MD; Naples, Italy; Rota, Spain; and Bahrain.

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DEFENSE SERVICE OFFICE NORTH COVID-19 POLICYDue to COVID-19, walk-ins have been temporarily suspended for all DSO North ...


Due to COVID-19, walk-ins have been temporarily suspended for all DSO North offices. To speak to an attorney remotely, please do the following:
1. Fill out a DSO North Client Intake Sheet. Intake sheets are available for download at or using the QR code at the bottom of this message.
2. Send your signed PDF along with relevant attachments (ex. NJP paperwork and evidence, a copy of an MPO or investigation, ADSEP notification) via encrypted email or DoD Safe to the following email addresses for the office you are trying to contact:
a. For DSO North HQ and BROFF Annapolis: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]
b. For DSO North DET Great Lakes: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]
c. For DSO North BROFF Groton: [email protected], [email protected]
d. For DSO North DET Naples: [email protected], [email protected]
e. For DSO North BROFF Rota: [email protected], [email protected]
f. For DSO North BROFF Bahrain: [email protected], [email protected]
g. If you are unsure of which office to contact, please email your documents to: [email protected]
**If you are unable to sign the intake sheet either physically or digitally, you may submit it unsigned**
3. Once you have submitted your paperwork to the above POC’s, we will contact you telephonically at the best contact number you have provided on your intake sheet. Thank you in advance for your patience.
4. For after-hours defense services or in case of emergency, please call the following numbers:
a. CONUS CDO: (202) 420-1267
b. DET Naples Duty Cell: +39 335-577-0493
c. BROFF Rota Duty Cell: +34 956-82-6218
d. BROFF Bahrain Duty Cell: +973 3947 2573

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Defense Service Office North

Defense Service Office North


Washington D.C., DC

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Happy Birthday to our Ombudsman! Enjoy your special day Martha González-Smith.
Happy Birthday to our AMAZING Ombudsman Martha!!!! Thank you for your commitment to the command!!! Enjoy your day!!!