Diversity

#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: 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: 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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#BZFriday: Women’s Leadership Symposium

From Region Legal Service Office Europe, Africa, SW Asia (EURAFSWA) Naval Support Activity Bahrain hosted the installation’s first-ever Women’s Leadership Symposium in honor of Women’s History Month on March 11, 2019.  Organized by Lt. Cmdr. Elizabeth Kiessling, Region Legal Service Office Europe, Africa, SW Asia (RLSO EURAFSWA) Detachment Bahrain, and emceed by Lt. Lindsay Ainsworth Victims’ Legal Counsel Bahrain, the successful …

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Female Service Members Speak to NYU Council During Fleet Week

By Chief Petty Officer RJ Stratchko, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic   NEW YORK — For the third year in a row, service members from the Navy, Marines and Coast Guard participated in an event to help provide insight into the experience of being a woman in the military. Members and guests of New York University’s Women’s Initiative listened to officers and senior enlisted …

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Code in Perspective: Administrative Law (Code 13)

Located in the Pentagon, the Administrative Law Division (Code 13), which is a component of the Naval Civil Law Support Activity, is an office of 19 uniformed attorneys, two civilian attorneys, and three civilian employees. Known as The JAG’s Law Firm―the division is subdivided into four focused branches: Personnel Law; Standards of Conduct and Government Ethics; Legislation, Regulations, Freedom of Information …

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JAG Corps 50th Milestones: Military Justice Litigation Career Track

From Office of the Judge Advocate General of the Navy Public Affairs On Dec. 8, 2017, the Navy JAG Corps celebrated its golden anniversary. Throughout this milestone 50th year, we will periodically look back on important breakthroughs and events that occurred since the organization’s inception. Stay tuned for more content! In 2007 – as its litigation practice was growing increasingly complex …

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