What’s in an OJAG Code?

Code in Perspective: Military Personnel (Code 61)

From “cradle to grave,” the primary focus of the Military Personnel Division (Code 61) is the recruitment, retention, manpower resources and career progression of Navy judge advocates. They are also responsible for implementing the JAG Corps diversity initiatives. Code 61’s primary function is to provide technical advice on membership development, requirements and composition of statutory and administrative boards, which includes …

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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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What’s in an OJAG Code?

Admiralty & Maritime Law Division – Home of the Silver Oar  By Capt. Anne Fischer, Admiralty & Maritime Law (Code 11) When the going gets tough, the tough call the Admiralty and Maritime Law Division (Code 11), within Naval Civil Law Support Activity.  Code 11 provides legal advice to the Fleet worldwide, adjudicates claims against the Navy, asserts claims on …

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What’s in an OJAG Code?

International & Operational Law  By Cmdr. DeAndrea Fuller, International and Operational Law (Code 10) The Office of the Judge Advocate General International and Operational Law Division (Code 10) provides legal services in diverse areas involving law of the sea; law of armed conflict; international agreements and negotiations; foreign criminal jurisdiction; and international maritime environmental law affecting U.S. Navy and Department …

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What’s in an OJAG Code?

Appellate Government By Lt. Lindsay Geiselman, Appellate Government (Code 46) If you want a bird’s eye view of the trial process, a tour in an appellate code at Navy-Marine Corps Appellate Review Activity (NAMARA) is a must.  The intricacies of litigation are not truly appreciated until you have sifted through a record of trial while researching an appellate issue.   Appellate …

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What’s in a OJAG Code?

Military Personnel By Capt. Scott Thompson, Military Personnel (Code 61) When I found out I would be taking over Military Personnel (Code 61), I asked  my colleague, “Don’t they do recruiting?” I had to  confirm that the office was in D.C. and not Millington. Since then, I’ve come to appreciate that the work of  Code 61 impacts the careers of every …

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What’s in an OJAG Code?

Information Operations and Intelligence Law – Code 18 By Cmdr. Andrew Levitz Information Operations and Intelligence Law – Code 18 OJAG’s Code 18 was established in October 2009 in response to the critical need for a JAG community of experts in information operations, intelligence law, and cyber law and policy. Its establishment complimented the Navy’s unveiling of the Information Dominance …

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What’s in an OJAG Code?

Criminal Law (Code 20) By Lt. Jaimica M. Giarraputo, Criminal Law (Code 20) Most everyone knows Code 20 as the Office of the Judge Advocate General (OJAG) division that sends out the military justice newsmailers. If you’re in a military justice billet, you may also think of us as the office that provides trial and defense counsel assistance. What you may …

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