Flora D. Darpino is a retired Army general officer and military lawyer who served as the 39th The Judge Advocate General (TJAG), U.S. Army. General Darpino was appointed as TJAG on September 4, 2013 and served until July 14, 2017, where she was responsible for the Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps, an organization with approximately 10,000 personnel. She was also the senior military legal advisor to both the Secretary of the Army and the Chief of Staff of the Army. She is the first woman to be appointed TJAG since the establishment of the Army in 1775. Prior to being selected as the 39th TJAG, General Darpino served as the Commander, The United States Army Legal Services Agency, Fort Belvoir, VA and Chief Judge, United States Army Court of Criminal Appeals. Darpino received a B.A. from Gettysburg College, a J.D. from Rutgers University and has an L.L.M in Military Law from The Judge Advocate General’s School, U.S. Army and served as an Army War College Fellow at the Department of Justice. She is a member of the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Bars.