Legalman

#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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Navy Announces New Legalman Conversion Opportunities

From Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps Public Affairs Beginning in 2020, the Navy’s Legalman (LN) community is expanding career opportunities for Sailors interested in cross-rating. Changes have been made to the LN rating’s prerequisites in order to boost recruitment. These measures include reducing the minimum typing requirement, opening conversion opportunities to some E-6s on a case-by-case basis, and eliminating the …

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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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#BZFriday: USS GHWB Legal Department Earn Qualifications

Lt. Cmdr. Eileen Joy, Command Judge Advocate, USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) The Legal Department aboard USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) crushed qualifications!  Lt. SaraAnn Bennett qualified as Officer of the Deck (Underway) (OOD(U/W)), Legalman 1st Class Precious Lee and Legalman 3rd Class Tiffany Williams earned Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist (ESWS) qualifications, and Legalman 1st Class …

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#BZFriday: JAG Community Commands Earn Retention Awards

By Navy JAG Corps Public Affairs Three JAG community commands were selected for the Fiscal Year 2018 Manpower, Personnel, Training, and Education (MPT&E) Retention Excellence Award: Defense Service Office (DSO) North DSO Southeast Region Legal Service Office (RLSO) Northwest The annual MPT&E Retention Excellence Award recognizes superior execution of retention and career development programs and policies that enable Sailors to …

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#BZFriday: Mighty IKE’s all-female legal team sets a big precedent

By Lt. Kate Shumway, USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) Last summer, the legal department aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) became the ship’s only all-female department. While all-female workplaces are increasingly common today, they are still the exception on Navy ships. The eight-person legal department aboard IKE has set the standard, which doesn’t surprise …

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#BZFriday: Legalman Named COMLOG WESTPAC Senior Sailor of the Year

By Petty Officer 1st Class Gregory Johnson, Commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific  SINGAPORE – Commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific (COMLOG WESTPAC) named Legalman (LN) 1st Class Rebecca Duclayan as its senior Sailor of the year during a ceremony Dec. 7. As COMLOG WESTPAC staff legalman and N1 department leading petty officer, Duclayan provides legal and military justice assistance to active duty, …

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Take a ride on the Wild side

By Petty Officer 2nd Class Mandy Hunsucker Legalman 2nd Class Rosemary Cronin, Region Legal Service Office Mid-Atlantic, displayed her athletic talent by helping her team finish in 4th place out of 24 Navy teams that participated in the Navy’s Morale Welfare and Recreation Wilderness Challenge this year. For those who don’t know, the Wilderness Challenge takes place in the heart of the Appalachian …

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