National Summit on Courts and the Military - Readings and Supporting Materials

Final Report

National Summit on Courts and the Military, 2015 Final Report

Summit Presentations

Servicemembers Civil Relief Act ~ Col. John S. Odom, Jr., USAFR (Retired)

Considerations for the Courts: A Personal Perspective ~ Evan R. Seamone, Major, U.S. Army

Identifying and Serving Members and Their Families - CDR Peter Hoegel Jr., USN

Civilian Courts - Domestic Relations & Domestic Violence - Hon. Janice M. Rosa (Ret.)

Native Servicemembers, Veterans, and the Indian Child Welfare Act - Kathryn E. Fort and Peter S. Vicaire

PTSD, Substance Abuse, Mental Health, Treatment Courts - Dr. Kathleen M. West

Summit Logistics

  • The Summit will be held at The National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center, 1775 Legacy Way, Columbus, Georgia  31903.
  • Registration will be from 7:30 - 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 5th with the Presentation of Colors by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade beginning promptly at 8:00 a.m.
  • Coffee will be provided at the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center each morning. For participants staying at the Hampton Inn, breakfast is provided as part of your stay.
  • There will be a working lunch provided on Thursday and a tour of the Infantry Museum by Colonel Greg Camp will be offered at 5:00 p.m.
  • On Friday, March 6, the Summit will resume at 8:30 a.m. and end at 12:00 Noon. A box lunch will be provided for participants to take with them.
  • Out of town participants are staying at the Hampton Inn, 2870 S Lumpkin Rd., Columbus, GA, (706) 660-5550.
  • The hotel is walking distance from the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center (across the parking lot).

Military Summit Readings


Sample Memorandum of Understanding (MOUs)

Additional Resources