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Mission Statement

Aiming to be the premier ethics program in the United States Federal Government, the Air Force Ethics Office (SAF/GCA) provides ethics leadership to all Air Force personnel through training, education, and case-specific guidance, offering legal advice to ensure public confidence in the integrity of government officials.  The Air Force Ethics Office upholds the Air Force core values of integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.


The filing season for the annual public financial disclosure report (OGE Form 278e) begins on 1 January 2023.  DoD requires filers to use the Integrity e-filing system ( to fill out and submit their reports.  The annual report is due on 15 May 2023.  Contact your local ethics official if you have any questions.

Also beginning on 1 January 2023 is filing season for the confidential financial disclosure report (OGE Form 450).  DoD requires filers to use the Financial Disclosure Management system ( to fill out and submit their reports.  The annual report is due on 15 February 2023. Contact your local ethics official if you have any questions.

A new Ethics Flash was released on 21 December 2022. Please click on the link in the "Ethics Documents" dropdown to view the latest advisory as well as past notices.

Areas of Legal Expertise

Legal advice regarding the following areas is provided for by our office:

· Conflict of Interest Issues
· Confidential Financial Disclosure Reporting (OGE 450)
· Endorsements
· Fundraising
· Gifts
· Interpretations of the Joint Ethics Regulations (JER)
· Misuse of Position
· Official Invitations
· Political Activities
· Political Nominations
· Post-Government Service Restrictions
· Public Financial Disclosure Reporting (OGE 278e)
· Off-Duty Employment
· Post-Government Employment
· Post-Government Employment -- SES (memorandum)
· Relations with Non-Federal Entities
· Travel
· Air National Guard Issues

Please contact your local SJA office with any questions. For Department Air Force personnel assigned to the Secretariat, Air Staff, or Space Staff, please contact the Air Force Ethics Office (SAF/GCA) Using the "Contact Us" form on this website or (703) 697-7430.

Ethics Documents