Navy Reserve Captain Receives NAPABA Award
Oct. 19, 2021 - In September, Capt. John Han – a seasoned and decorated member of the Navy Reserve Law Program – was awarded the Military and Veteran Service Award from the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. The award will be presented to Han at the 2021 NAPABA Convention in December in Washington, D.C.
Navy Judge Advocate Receives Prestigious Award from National Intelligence University
Oct. 1, 2021 - JAG community member Lt. Cmdr. Alex Homme was awarded the Judge Allan Nathanial Kornblum Award upon his July graduation from National Intelligence University master’s degree program. Homme is an active-duty judge advocate, who currently serves as Deputy Special Assistant for Legal Matters at the Office of the Naval Inspector General in Washington, D.C.
Legalman Earns Commission During Career Intermission
Sept. 23, 2021 - Proving the Navy can help you achieve your goals, Legalman 1st Class Chelse Wilson took advantage of the Career Intermission Program (CIP) to earn a law degree and receive a commission into the Judge Advocate General Corps.
RLSO Southeast Holds Change of Command
Sept. 21, 2021 - Region Legal Service Office Southeast held a change of command ceremony on July 30, 2021, in the courtroom in Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla.
Health Law Judge Advocate Discusses Changing Practice Area
Sept. 13, 2021 - Deputy staff judge advocate Lt. Conrad W. Cascadden – a JAG community member currently assigned to the Navy’s Bureau of Medicine and Surgery – recently participated in a question-and-answer session to discuss his background and share his perspectives on practicing health law during the Military Health System transformation.
What You Should Know About the Navy’s Fraternization Instruction
Sept. 8, 2021 - In November 2020, the Navy published an update to its Fraternization Policy. The new instruction, OPNAVINST 5370.2E, provides updated reporting procedures for instances of fraternization, as well as a more robust discussion section to help members navigate a determination of what relationships might violate the policy. This article is meant to offer a synopsis of the newly published instruction – a lawful general order – and to clarify what responsibilities it imposes upon all servicemembers.
Navy Region Legal Service Offices Merge
Aug. 24, 2021 - On Aug. 15, 2021, two Navy commands – Region Legal Service Office (RLSO) Hawaii and RLSO Northwest – merged. The merger created a unified RLSO headquartered in Bremerton, Wash., with a detachment in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, as well as three branch offices in Washington State.