Cmdr. Shannon Llenza, a resident of Duvall, Washington and senior attorney at Microsoft in Redmond, is a U.S. Navy reserve judge advocate general (JAG) deployed to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. As the legal advisor to the base commanding officer, she advises on matters concerning ethics, criminal justice, rules of engagement, personnel and other legal matters. Located in an austere environment, Camp Lemonnier is a U.S. Navy base located in the Horn of Africa and is the only enduring U.S. military base on the continent of Africa.