Joint Legal Knowledge Management and Information Management Summit

From From Navy Judge Advocate General Corps Public Affairs WASHINGTON (NNS) — The Office of the Judge Advocate General of the Navy hosted the first Joint Legal Knowledge Management (KM) and Information Management (IM) Summit for KM leaders and representatives from the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and Office of the General Counsel at the Washington Navy …

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On This Day

On this day in 1957, Adm. Arleigh A. Burke, left is sworn in as Chief of Naval Operations for a second term by Rear Adm. Chester Ward, Judge Advocate General Navy.

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Throwback Thursday

Rear Adm. Harold E. Grant, right, Judge Advocate General of the Navy, administers the oath of office to Adm. Jay L. Johnson, Chief of Naval Operation Aug. 5, 1996. Send us a photo with a brief description and the year it was taken and we may post it here.

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On This Day

On this day in 1960, Capt. William C. Mott received rear admiral shoulder boards from his wife as Secretary of the Navy William B. Franke watched during ceremonies in the Secretary of the Navy’s office at the Pentagon where he became the 21st Judge Advocate General of the Navy and was promoted to the rank of rear admiral. Mott had previously …

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Navy Releases Online Legal Assistance Resources

From Navy Judge Advocate General Corps Public Affairs The Naval Legal Service Command recently unveiled new online legal resources for those eligible for military legal assistance. The new resources at Navy JAG Corps website include legal brochures on legal assistance topics that commonly affect military members and special power of attorney forms. “A power of attorney is an important and very …

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Annual Military U.S. Citizenship Oath Ceremony aboard the USS Midway Museum

By Mr. Charles S. McQueen, Region Legal Service Office Southwest  On July 1, 62 active duty, reserves, and military dependents took the oath of citizenship on board the USS Midway Museum in San Diego, California.  As the Region Legal Service Office Southwest (RLSO SW) U.S. Citizenship Program Manager, I spent months planning this event and coordinating with the Department of …

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Defense Service Office Southeast Holds Change of Command

By Lt. Ben Haight, Defense Service Office Southeast Defense Service Office Southeast (DSO SE) held a change of command ceremony at the Sewells Point Golf Course aboard Naval Support Activity, Norfolk, Va., July 12. Rear Adm. John G. Hannink, deputy judge advocate general and commander of Naval Legal Service Command, presided over the ceremony in which Capt. Holiday Hanna relieved Capt. …

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2016 CISM Womens Football Cup

Lt. Christine Hagedorn(#5), recently returned from playing with the United States Armed Forces Women’s Soccer Team in Rennes, France. The 2016 Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Women’s Military Football Cup was held May 24th through June 5th. USA finished 7th overall as host nation France won the Cup.  

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Naval Civil Law Support Activity Change of Command

The Naval Civil Law Support Activity held a change of command and retirement ceremony at the Washington Navy Yard on July 8. During the traditional change of command ceremony, presided over by the Judge Advocate General of the Navy Vice Adm. James W. Crawford III, Rear Adm. Kirk Foster was relieved by Capt. Paul Kiamos, as the Commander, Naval Civil Law Support Activity, and the Assistant Judge Advocate …

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