Not Just Survivors, but Warriors, Fighting Back Against the Nazis
May 5, 2022 - Lt. Ryan Feingold, USS Gerald R. Ford’s (CVN 78) command deputy judge advocate, from Miami, Florida, has served in the U.S. Navy for five and a half years. He grew up in a Jewish household and his grandparents on both sides of his family were survivors of the Holocaust.
Motivated Sailors Wanted! Join the Legalman Rate!
April 26, 2022 - The Navy’s Legalman community is seeking motivated E-3 and E-4 Sailors who are want to establish a rate or expand their career opportunities through both direct conversion or Professional Apprenticeship Career Track (PACT). This is an outstanding opportunity for Sailors who have good judgement, resourceful in high pressure situations, and excels in a culture of learning.
Legalman is Joint Command Shore Sailor of the Year
April 11, 2022 - Legalman 1st Class Luisa Rosado De Los Santos – who currently serves as the Law Office Manager for the Legal Counsel to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff – was named the 2021 Joint Command Shore Sailor of the Year. The award was presented by her senior enlisted leader during a special ceremony at the Pentagon on March 1, 2022.
Judge Advocates Support Composite Training Unit Exercise
April 5, 2022 - Several Navy and Marine Corps judge advocates took part in the Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) for the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) in January and February of this year.
2021 JAG Legalman of the Year and Naval Legal Service Command Service Member of the Year
March 21, 2022 - Navy Legalman 1st Class Phillip Farris – who is assigned to Carrier Strike Group Twelve – has been named the Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) 2021 Legalman of the Year. Navy Legalman 1st Class Hailee Montes – who is assigned to Region Legal Service Office (RLSO) Northwest Detachment Hawaii – is the Naval Legal Service Command (NLSC) 2021 Service Member of the Year.
JAG Community Observes Black History Month
Feb. 28, 2022 - As Black History Month 2022 draws to a close, the Navy JAG community – which includes more than 2,500 officers, enlisted personnel, and civilians in locations around the globe – continues celebrating the many contributions of the organization’s Black members, both past and present.
Combatting Identity Theft and Social Security Fraud
Feb. 14, 2022 - In this day and age, stolen identities are more commonplace than stolen goods. Identity theft affects everyone and can lead to debilitating financial consequences if you do not take the proper steps to mitigate it. In this case, the best solution is prevention. But if you are unsuccessful in preventing identity theft, you can still protect yourself by contacting the right authorities.
COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate: Evolving Guidance & Procedures
Feb. 10, 2022 - In recent months, the Department of the Navy has taken significant steps to counter the ongoing threat posed by the COVID-19 pandemic to the health and safety of the Fleet. On Aug. 31, 2021, NAVADMIN 190/21 announced the Navy’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy.