Dec. 23, 2022 - The holiday stand-down period is a welcome respite for Sailors to get away from the stress of deployments, duty sections, and qualifications. But while many are taking a much-needed rest and relaxation from protecting their nation, they themselves remain vulnerable to the ever-present risk of identity theft.
A Guide to the Exceptional Family Member Program
Dec. 22, 2022 - The Department of Defense’s (DoD) most valuable assets are its warfighters and their families. Consequently, the DOD has taken steps to ensure that military families are given the support that they need in order to accomplish the mission. One of the DOD’s most important programs for achieving this goal is the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP).
Navy Judge Advocates Train Somali Partners
Oct. 26, 2022 - In September, Navy judge advocates completed a training mission to Mogadishu, Somalia in support of counter terrorism operations against the Al Shabaab militant group.
Navy JAG Reserve Leadership Changes Office
Oct. 17, 2022 - Rear Adm. Mark R. Myers relieved Rear Adm. Les Reardanz as the deputy judge advocate general of the Navy for Reserve Affairs and Operations, and deputy commander of Naval Legal Service Command, at a change of office and retirement ceremony onboard the Washington Navy Yard on Oct. 14.
RLSO Southeast Hosts Training Symposium Onboard Naval Station Mayport
Oct. 4, 2022 - In late August, Region Legal Service Office Southeast hosted a three-day training symposium for the first time since 2019. The learning event was a critical opportunity for judge advocates, Legalmen, and civilian employees spanning a large area of responsibility to reconnect and – as Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michael Gilday has urged – Get Real, Get Better.
The U.S. Navy is now accepting officer applications for the Law Education Program
July 26, 2022 - Active duty and full-time support officers interested in a challenging career change can apply for scholarships via the Law Education Program (LEP) announced in Naval Administrative message 162/22. Applications for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 LEP Selection Board must be received no later than 30 September 2022.
DSO West Holds Change of Command
July 20, 2022 - Defense Service Office (DSO) West held a change of command ceremony onboard the USS Midway Museum in San Diego, Calif., on June 9, 2022.
2022 Navy JAG Corps Summer Interns
July 11, 2022 - The Navy JAG Corps is proud to host our 2022 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.
Chiefs Take Action to Observe Juneteenth Holiday in Japan
July 5, 2022 - Chief Legalman Kezzi Colvin of Submarine Group 7, Yokosuka, Japan collaborated with Chief Cryptologic Technician (Maintenance) Asia White of Navy Information Operations Command Hawaii to initiate an installation-wide Juneteenth celebration at the Purdy Gym Pavilion onboard Fleet Activities Yokosuka Japan on June 18, 2022.