Ethics andf Fiscal
Ethics & Fiscal Practice Group

The Deputy General Counsel (Ethics & Fiscal), Office of the General Counsel, assists the Army General Counsel, who is the Designated Agency Ethics Official (DAEO), by exercising oversight of the Army Secretariat’s ethics program and advising the DAEO of ethics matters affecting the Army worldwide. In this capacity, the Deputy exercises authority for all ethics matters in the following subject areas: standards of ethical conduct; activities with non-federal entities; outside speaking, teaching, and writing; conflicts of interest; political activities; private organizations and non-federal entities; financial and employment disclosure; post-government employment; gifts; use of government resources;, contact with Defense contractors; procurement integrity; and ethics training. The Deputy is responsible for presenting all ethics positions to the Congress, the Office of Government Ethics, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Military Departments, other federal agencies, and the private sector.