Tag Archives: Civil Law

USS Peleliu is All-American

By Vicki Dronet Alba, Region Legal Service Office Southwest USS Peleliu (LHA-5) has recently accomplished the unprecedented achievement of an “All-American” crew.  100 percent of her 1,072 Sailors are now U.S. citizens. The ship’s command citizenship representative (CCR), Lt. Connor D. Flynn, armed with passion, training, and “know-how” to assist service members with becoming U.S. citizens, screened every Peleliu Sailor …

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Legal Assistance Training

Peter Macon and Jennifer Barr from the United States Embassy in Tokyo came to Yokosuka, Japan to provide training to Region Legal Service Office Japan.

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Military Operations in Civil Litigation

By Lt. Cmdr. Thomas M. Brown, Admiralty & Maritime Law (Code 11) I am an active duty member of the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps, currently detailed to the Civil Division of the Department of Justice. It has been a tremendous privilege to be selected for this billet, and to litigate some of the most riveting and precedent-setting cases involving …

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JAG Magazine

Download complete magazine or download select articles below: Letter from the Judge Advocate General From Navy Enlisted to Lawyer: JAG Corps Establishes Commissioning Program Naval Justice School Innovative Training Prepares Legal Professionals for the Fleet Navy Legalmen Revive “Tacking on the Crow” China Lake JAG helps Sailors on USS Nimitz Well, JAG, What Do You Think? Legal Services to Navy Yard …

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ABA LAMP Award

Capt. Kirk Foster presents retired U.S. Navy Capt. Kevin Flood the ABA Standing Committee on Legal Assistance for Military Personnel’s (LAMP) Distinguished Service Award.

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Civil Law Promotion

Lt. Cmdr. Garrett Snow’s sons change his shoulder boards after Capt. Scott F. Thompson, division director, Administrative Law (Code 13), administered the oath of office and promoted him to the rank of lieutenant commander.  

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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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Free Tax Filing Assistance

The Navy tax assistance program assists military members and their dependents to file their tax returns free of charge with the help of volunteers trained and certified by the IRS. A complete list of U.S. Navy tax assistance centers is available online by accessing the Navy JAG website.  

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Farewell to Shirley Huffman

From Claims and Tort Litigation Division (Code 15) Shirley Huffman will celebrate her retirement after almost three decades of civil service on Jan. 31. Huffman started her long career of Government service as a legal clerk for the Office of the Judge Advocate General Claims Division in 1980. Huffman left OJAG in 1984 when she became civilian personnel liaison coordinator/legal …

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