Tag Archives: Fleet News

Special Power of Attorney

Bringing legal assistance to the fleet By Petty Officer 2nd Class Heath Ziegler, Defense Media Activity Sailor readiness has always been a top priority for commands throughout the fleet. When gearing up for deployment or traveling overseas, most Sailors require legal assistance in the form of a special power of attorney. Cmdr. Matthew Beran, Deputy of the Knowledge Management Division …

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Navy JAG Corps Reserve Holds Change of Office

From Navy Judge Advocate General Corps Public Affairs WASHINGTON — Rear Adm. Carol M. Lynch relieved Rear Adm. Janet R. Donovan as the Deputy Judge Advocate General of the Navy for Reserve Affairs and Operations and Deputy Commander, Naval Legal Service Command at a change of office and retirement ceremony at the Washington Navy Yard on Oct. 7. Lynch was …

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Judge Advocate Receives WSBA Professionalism Award

From Washington State Bar Association The Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) presented Poulsbo attorney Lt. Cmdr. Anthony Hinson with its 2016 Professionalism Award. The award is in recognition of his career of legal service to the U.S. Navy. WSBA President Bill Hyslop presented the award at the WSBA Annual Awards Dinner on Sept. 29, 2016, at the Sheraton Seattle. Hinson …

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Navy JAG Corps Hosts Integrated Legal Services for Victims Conference

From Navy Judge Advocate General Corps Public Affairs WASHINGTON (NNS) — More than 170 attorneys and support staff from across the services gathered for training at the Integrated Legal Services for Victims (ILSV) Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, Sept. 20-23. The conference was designed to improve the ability to provide comprehensive legal assistance to victims through an integrated, interdisciplinary approach. Judge …

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U.S. Navy Judge Advocates team up with Partner Nations during PANAMAX

From U.S. 4th Fleet Public Affairs Twenty-one judge advocates from four nations assembled at Naval Station Mayport, in late July for a two week Command Post exercise, PANAMAX 2016. PANAMAX is one of the largest multinational military exercises in the world. The annual U.S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM)-sponsored exercise focuses on ensuring the defense of the Panama Canal against attack from …

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Military Spouses Complete Chief Petty Officer Season Together in Hawaii

By Petty Officer 2nd Class Jeffrey Troutman, Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii Chief Legalman Belinda Hall received her golden anchors alongside her military spouse, Gunnery Sgt. Corey Hall in Pearl Harbor on Sept. 16. “The success of my career could not have happened without my family’s continuous support and understanding, especially from my husband and my three beautiful …

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Penn State Law Dean Houck performs alumna’s Navy JAG promotion ceremony

From Penn State News UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – When you’re an alumna of Penn State Law, a commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps, and up for a promotion, there is perhaps no one better suited to perform your promotion ceremony than Penn State Law Interim Dean and Distinguished Scholar in Residence James W. Houck, the …

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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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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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