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Barry Bernstein

National Guard & Military Department

Colonel Barry Bernstein is the state judge advocate for the South Carolina National Guard and general counsel to the Military Department of South Carolina. In this capacity, he is the senior attorney for more than 10,000 active members of the National Guard and oversees 28 judge advocate officers in the Army and Air National Guard. Prior to returning to active service, he was with the Boeing Corporation, president of Security Consultants, Inc, and in private practice. In 1999, he was named one of the Outstanding Young Men in America, and is listed in Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who in America, and Who’s Who in the World. He received undergraduate and law degrees at the University of South Carolina.