Naval Air Station Sigonella: Angela Del Popolo In the Spotlight
210804-N-GK686-1008 NAVAL AIR STATION SIGONELLA, Italy (Aug. 4, 2021) Angela Del Popolo, a language specialist for the U.S. Region Legal Service Office Europe, Africa, and Central Detachment Sigonella poses for a photo for the “In the Spotlight” feature of the base paper. NAS Sigonella’s strategic location enables U.S., allied, and partner nation forces to deploy and respond as required to ensure security and stability in Europe, Africa and Central Command. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Triniti Lersch)
Oct. 21, 2021 - Angela Del Popolo loves languages, which helps in her job as a language specialist for the Region Legal Service Office Europe Africa Central Detachment Sigonella.

Navy Reserve Captain Receives NAPABA Award
A portrait of Capt. John Han, commanding officer of Navy Reserve Region Legal Service Office Naval District Washington.
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
LCDR Alex Homme receives award while earning his master's degree.
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.

Judge Advocate Wins ABA Outstanding Young Military Lawyer Award
LT Michelle Flash earns ABA's Outstanding Young Military Lawyer Award.
Sept. 28, 2021 - The American Bar Association (ABA) has awarded Lt. Michelle Flash – a Navy JAG community member currently serving as staff judge advocate at Naval Special Warfare Group 10 – the 2021 ABA Outstanding Young Military Lawyer Award.

Legalman Earns Commission During Career Intermission
MILLINGTON, Tenn. - Legalman First Class Chelse Wilson poses for a photo after providing her experience with the Career Intermission Program Sept. 16. Legalman provide paralegal support to JAG Officers in all aspects of military law and policy administration, legal support to active-duty service members, retired military personnel, and family members. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lex Barlowe/Released)
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
RLSO SE Change of Office 2021
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
LT Conrad W. Cascadden is the deputy staff judge advocate at the Navy's Bureau of Medicine and Surgery.
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
NLSC
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
RLSO MW
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.

Navy JAG Corps Welcomes New Leadership
210818-N-AT530-0406 ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Aug. 18, 2021) Vice Adm. Darse “Del” E. Crandall delivers remarks during a change of office ceremony at the U.S. Naval Academy in which he relieved Vice Adm. John G. Hannink and became the 45th Judge Advocate of the Navy. The Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps provides commanders, Sailors and Navy families with targeted legal solutions wherever and whenever required to enable effective naval and joint operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Chris Roys/Released)
Aug. 18, 2021 - The Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps held a change of office ceremony Aug. 18, 2021, onboard U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.