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#BZFriday: VLC Team Member Coordinates Charitable Drive in Naples

From Navy JAG Corps Public Affairs In late August, Navy Yeoman 2nd Class Coryna Houston – who currently is stationed in Naples, Italy, and provides administrative support to the Navy JAG community’s Victims’ Legal Counsel (VLC) program – coordinated an extremely successful humanitarian drive for a nearby immigrant family shelter. She already is coordinating a second humanitarian drive to benefit …

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#BZFriday: Reservist Re-affiliates with Navy Reserve Law Program

From Navy JAG Corps Public AffairsThis summer, Lt. Cmdr. Christopher Baugh – an accomplished civilian attorney, as well as a former judge advocate and Navy Reserve member – re-affiliated with the Navy Reserve Law Program. Motivated by a sense of duty, Baugh re-commissioned after nearly 11 years of separation from naval service.“Re-commissioning was like opening a door I thought was …

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#BZFriday: Judge Advocate Honored by Alma Mater

From Navy JAG Corps Public Affairs Cmdr. Tim Stone – who currently serves as the officer in charge at Defense Service Office (DSO) West in Bremerton, Wash. – was honored with an Outstanding Achievement Award from his undergraduate alma mater, Ottawa University, on Oct. 11, 2019. Stone earned a bachelor of arts degree in history in 1990 from Ottawa University, …

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Navy Reserve Law Program Holds Change of Office

From Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps Public Affairs WASHINGTON (NNS) – Rear Adm. Les E. Reardanz relieved Rear Adm. Carol M. Lynch as the deputy judge advocate general of the Navy for Reserve Affairs and Operations, and deputy commander, Naval Legal Service Command, at a change of office ceremony at the Washington Navy Yard Oct. 4. “Those of you here …

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#BZFriday: New Chiefs Pinned Around the Fleet

The following photos are just a few of the special ceremonies held around the fleet. Chief Legalman Rebecca Duclayan is pinned as a Navy chief by her husband and daughter during the U.S. Singapore Military Community Chiefs Mess pinning ceremony. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Greg Johnson) Chief Legalman Nadine Love, NR Navy Personnel Command, with Rear …

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#BZFriday: LT Thomas Caruso Receives Law School Award

Lt. Thomas M. Caruso has been named a recipient of the 2019 Syracuse Law Honors Awards, which are presented annually to celebrate the achievements of the university’s law school alumni, faculty and current students. A tireless advocate for veterans rights, Caruso co-founded the Betty and Michael D. Wohl Family Veterans Legal Clinic, the first comprehensive veterans legal clinic in New …

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RLSO MIDLANT Holds Change of Command Ceremony

By Lt. Travis L. Bullock, Region Legal Service Office Mid-Atlantic Region Legal Service Office Mid-Atlantic (RLSO MIDLANT) held its change of command ceremony aboard Naval Station Norfolk on August 2, 2019. The audience included distinguished guests from Defense Service Office Southeast, Navy and Marine Corps Central Trial Judiciary and Office of the Judge Advocate General. Capt. Frank D. Hutchison relieved …

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#BZFriday: CNO Naval History Essay Contest Winner

Lt. Philip D. Mayer was selected as a winner of the 2019 CNO Naval History Essay Contest in the category of Rising Historian for his essay “Incubate Innovation: The Development of Naval Aviation in the Interwar Period”. Chief of Naval Operations Adm.  John Richardson presented awards to the winners at the National Museum of the U.S. Navy on the Washington Navy Yard, …

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RLSO MIDLANT Holds Change of Command

By Lt. Travis L. Bullock, Region Legal Service Office Mid-Atlantic Region Legal Service Office Mid-Atlantic (RLSO MIDLANT) held its change of command ceremony at Vista Point Center on 10 July 2019.  The full audience included many distinguished guests from every area of the Judge Advocate General’s Corps and from the line community as well. Cmdr. Hollis N. Simodynes relieved Capt. …

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#BZFriday: RLSO NDW LGBT Pride Celebration and Reflection Event

By Lt. j.g. Joshua M. Won, Region Legal Service Office Naval District Washington Region Legal Service Office Naval District Washington (RLSO NDW) Inclusion & Diversity Heritage Committee held a LGBT Pride professional development event in observance of LGBT Pride Month on June 19.  The event, held in the RLSO NDW courtroom, drew several dozen JAG Community members from across the …

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