Legalman Earns Commission During Career Intermission
MILLINGTON, Tenn. - Legalman First Class Chelse Wilson poses for a photo after providing her experience with the Career Intermission Program Sept. 16. Legalman provide paralegal support to JAG Officers in all aspects of military law and policy administration, legal support to active-duty service members, retired military personnel, and family members. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lex Barlowe/Released)
Sept. 23, 2021 - Proving the Navy can help you achieve your goals, Legalman 1st Class Chelse Wilson took advantage of the Career Intermission Program (CIP) to earn a law degree and receive a commission into the Judge Advocate General Corps.

RLSO Southeast Holds Change of Command
RLSO SE Change of Office 2021
Sept. 21, 2021 - Region Legal Service Office Southeast held a change of command ceremony on July 30, 2021, in the courtroom in Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla.

Health Law Judge Advocate Discusses Changing Practice Area
LT Conrad W. Cascadden is the deputy staff judge advocate at the Navy's Bureau of Medicine and Surgery.
Sept. 13, 2021 - Deputy staff judge advocate Lt. Conrad W. Cascadden – a JAG community member currently assigned to the Navy’s Bureau of Medicine and Surgery – recently participated in a question-and-answer session to discuss his background and share his perspectives on practicing health law during the Military Health System transformation.

What You Should Know About the Navy’s Fraternization Instruction
NLSC
Sept. 8, 2021 - In November 2020, the Navy published an update to its Fraternization Policy. The new instruction, OPNAVINST 5370.2E, provides updated reporting procedures for instances of fraternization, as well as a more robust discussion section to help members navigate a determination of what relationships might violate the policy. This article is meant to offer a synopsis of the newly published instruction – a lawful general order – and to clarify what responsibilities it imposes upon all servicemembers.

Navy Region Legal Service Offices Merge
RLSO MW
Aug. 24, 2021 - On Aug. 15, 2021, two Navy commands – Region Legal Service Office (RLSO) Hawaii and RLSO Northwest – merged.  The merger created a unified RLSO headquartered in Bremerton, Wash., with a detachment in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, as well as three branch offices in Washington State.

Navy JAG Corps Welcomes New Leadership
210818-N-AT530-0406 ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Aug. 18, 2021) Vice Adm. Darse “Del” E. Crandall delivers remarks during a change of office ceremony at the U.S. Naval Academy in which he relieved Vice Adm. John G. Hannink and became the 45th Judge Advocate of the Navy. The Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps provides commanders, Sailors and Navy families with targeted legal solutions wherever and whenever required to enable effective naval and joint operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Chris Roys/Released)
Aug. 18, 2021 - The Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps held a change of office ceremony Aug. 18, 2021, onboard U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.

Judge Advocate Receives McGinnis Family Award for Outstanding Performance in Fleet Seminar Education
LCDR Horton Wins McGinnis Family Award
July 31, 2021 - Lt. Cmdr. Joseph "JoHo" Horton – who serves as staff judge advocate for Joint Inter-Agency Task Force-West, Camp H.M. Smith, Oahu, Hawaii – was awarded the McGinnis Family Award for Outstanding Performance in Fleet Seminar Education at the U.S. Naval War College Joint Professional Military Education graduation, held June 24, 2021.

Naval Justice School Marks 75th Anniversary
The Navy JAG community commemorated the 75th anniversary of the founding of its Naval Justice School (NJS).  A special ceremony that included distinguished guests – as well as NJS students and staff – took place at Naval Station Newport, where NJS is headquartered.
July 31, 2021 - On July 6, the Navy JAG community commemorated the 75th anniversary of the founding of its Naval Justice School.  A special ceremony that included distinguished guests – as well as students and staff – took place at Naval Station Newport, where the school is headquartered.

2021 Navy JAG Corps Summer Interns
2021 Interns
July 29, 2021 - The Navy JAG Corps is proud to host our 2021 summer interns! The Navy JAG Corps offers internships and externships to law students wishing to gain valuable legal experience, the opportunity for academic credit, and greater insight into life as a Navy judge advocate. Meet some of our summer interns.

JAG Community Member Wins ABA Career Judge Advocate Award
Judge Advocate CDR Abigail Meyers
July 28, 2021 - The American Bar Association has announced that Navy judge advocate Cmdr. Abigail L. Meyers – who currently serves as Operations Officer at the Naval Justice School – has been selected to receive the ABA Outstanding Military Service Career Judge Advocate Award, sponsored by the Standing Committee on Armed Forces Law.