United States Department of Defense Standards of Conduct Office

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Contact Us

FOR COMPLAINTS
To report waste, fraud or abuse, please contact the DoD Office of Inspector General Hotline or call 800-424-9098(Toll-Free).

FOR ETHICS GUIDANCE
Is SOCO the right contact? The Standards of Conduct Office provides ethics guidance to personnel in the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD). If you are not assigned to OSD, your local Judge Advocate General or legal office is the most appropriate place for you to receive authoritative ethics guidance. If you do not know whom to contact locally, please try contacting the appropriate Service headquarter ethics office:

Air Force: usaf.pentagon.saf-gc.mbx.SAF-GCA-Ethics-Workflow@mail.mil
Army: usarmy.pentagon.hqda-ogc.mbx.ef@mail.mil
Navy & Marine Corps: ethics@navy.mil

If you do not have an appropriate contact for your Defense agency/organization, SOCO is happy to forward your inquiry as appropriate.

SOCO CONTACT INFORMATION

Mailing Address:      U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
                                   OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL
                                   STANDARDS OF CONDUCT OFFICE                            
                                   1600 DEFENSE PENTAGON, SUITE 3E783
                                   WASHINGTON, D.C.  20301-1600

E-mail:  osd.soco@mail.mil

Phone:  (703) 695-3422 (DSN 671)                       Fax:  (703) 695-4970 (DSN 671)