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#BZ: Cmdr. Craig Thedwall Receives Environmental Achievement Award

By Navy JAG Corps Public Affairs On May 13, during a virtual ceremony, Navy JAG community member Cmdr. Craig Thedwall, who currently serves as the Navy Region Northwest environmental counsel, was presented the Richard W. Eddy Environmental Achievement Award. Twenty years ago, the “Eddy Award” was established to recognize outstanding performance and invaluable assistance in support of the Naval Litigation …

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#BZ: 2019 JAG Legalman of the Year and Naval Legal Service Command Sailor/Marine of the Year

From Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps Public Affairs Leaders of the Navy and Marine Corps Judge Advocate General (JAG) communities honored the achievements and service of the top enlisted Sailors and Marines during a recognition ceremony at the Washington Navy Yard on Jan. 24. Navy Legalman 1st Class (Surface Warfare/Aviation Warfare/Information Warfare) Keiana K. Zinnah – who is assigned to …

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#BZFriday: Judge Advocates Pen Chapters for New Book

By JAG Corps Public Affairs Navy judge advocates Cmdr. Tim Boyle and Cmdr. Sean Thompson were published in the recently released book, The Law of Naval Warfare, which was compiled by the University of Adelaide Law School in Australia. Boyle – who currently serves as Assistant Fleet Judge Advocate (National Security Law) at U.S. Fifth Fleet in Bahrain – wrote …

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#BZFriday: CSS-15 Announces Sailors of the Year

By Lt. j.g. Meagan Morrison, Commander, Submarine Squadron 15 Commander, Submarine Squadron Fifteen announced its Sailors of the Year during an all hands call at Konetzni Hall, Nov 14. Capt. Tim Poe and Command Master Chief Eric Baker announced Legalman 1st Class Stacy Oglesby-Peacock as Senior Sailor of the Year and Fire Control Technician 2nd Class Patrick Trevino as the Junior …

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Navy Reserve Law Program Luminary Retires

From Navy Reserve Law Program On Nov. 2, 2019, Capt. Bradley Cordts — a widely respected member of the Navy Reserve Law Program — retired after 31 years of service. The ceremony was held at the World War II Museum in New Orleans, La. Capt. Mark Holley — who currently leads the Inspector General’s office at the JAG community headquarters — …

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#BZFriday: JAG Community Member Named Honor Graduate of Sergeants Course

By Navy JAG Corps Public Affairs Marine Corps Sgt. Demontre Neal – who currently is assigned to the trial department at the Region Legal Service Office detachment in Pensacola, Fla. – was named Honor Graduate of the Sergeants Course on Sept. 30, 2019, at the National Naval Aviation Museum onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. Sergeants Course is a resident Professional …

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#BZFriday: Judge Advocate Helps Plan Women’s Symposium in Sasebo

By Navy JAG Corps Public Affairs Lt. Shauna Morris – a judge advocate assigned to Defense Service Office (DSO) Pacific – played an integral role in the planning and execution of the 2019 Sasebo Women’s Waterfront Symposium on Sept. 18 at the Commander, Fleet Activities Sasebo (CFAS) Community Education Center. Morris worked closely with Cmdr. Greta Densham, commanding officer of …

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#BZFriday: Judge Advocates Recognized with 2019 LATINA Style Awards

Two Navy judge advocates – Lt. Cmdr. Margaret “Maggie” Cole and Lt. Melissa “Mely” Rodriguez – were presented with 2019 LATINA Style Meritorious Service Awards on Sept. 5 at the 16th Annual National Latina Symposium in Arlington, Va. The award recognizes military and Department of Defense civilian personnel who have enhanced the role of Latinas in their organizations in the …

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