The U.S. Navy is now accepting officer applications for the Law Education Program
July 26, 2022 - Active duty and full-time support officers interested in a challenging career change can apply for scholarships via the Law Education Program (LEP) announced in Naval Administrative message 162/22. Applications for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 LEP Selection Board must be received no later than 30 September 2022.
DSO West Holds Change of Command
July 20, 2022 - Defense Service Office (DSO) West held a change of command ceremony onboard the USS Midway Museum in San Diego, Calif., on June 9, 2022.
2022 Navy JAG Corps Summer Interns
July 11, 2022 - The Navy JAG Corps is proud to host our 2022 summer interns! The Navy JAG Corps offers internships and externships to law students wishing to gain valuable legal experience, the opportunity for academic credit, and greater insight into life as a Navy judge advocate. Meet some of our summer interns.
Chiefs Take Action to Observe Juneteenth Holiday in Japan
July 5, 2022 - Chief Legalman Kezzi Colvin of Submarine Group 7, Yokosuka, Japan collaborated with Chief Cryptologic Technician (Maintenance) Asia White of Navy Information Operations Command Hawaii to initiate an installation-wide Juneteenth celebration at the Purdy Gym Pavilion onboard Fleet Activities Yokosuka Japan on June 18, 2022.
Pride Month: LGBTQ Life in Japan
June 8, 2022 - JAG Corps members Lt. j.g. Annalise Bonner and Lt. Akshay Jakatdar open up about their personal experiences as members of the LGBTQ community in Japan.
Combatant Command Staff Judge Advocates
May 26, 2022 - The Chairman's Legal Counsel, Brigadier General Robert Borcherding, hosted the Combatant Command Staff Judge Advocates for a series of briefs in the Pentagon designed to build relationships across the interagency and to share lessons learned on the issues facing the combatant commanders across the globe and across the warfighting domains.
JAG Corps Announces 2022 In-Service Procurement Program Selectees
May 23, 2022 - The Navy Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps In-Service Procurement Program (IPP) Selection Board met to consider 18 highly qualified applicants for Fiscal Year 2022 in March. The board uses a whole-person concept to identify applicants with the greatest potential for successful service as a Navy judge advocate. Noteworthy to this year’s board, a Senior Enlisted Leader, Master Chief Legalman Renate Pryor, served as a recorder.
Not Just Survivors, but Warriors, Fighting Back Against the Nazis
May 5, 2022 - Lt. Ryan Feingold, USS Gerald R. Ford’s (CVN 78) command deputy judge advocate, from Miami, Florida, has served in the U.S. Navy for five and a half years. He grew up in a Jewish household and his grandparents on both sides of his family were survivors of the Holocaust.
Motivated Sailors Wanted! Join the Legalman Rate!
April 26, 2022 - The Navy’s Legalman community is seeking motivated E-3 and E-4 Sailors who are want to establish a rate or expand their career opportunities through both direct conversion or Professional Apprenticeship Career Track (PACT). This is an outstanding opportunity for Sailors who have good judgement, resourceful in high pressure situations, and excels in a culture of learning.