Tag Archives: Fleet News

2018 Victims’ Legal Counsel Symposium

From Victims’ Legal Counsel  Members of the Navy’s Victims’ Legal Counsel (VLC) Program attended the 2018 training symposium aboard Naval Base San Diego the week of August 21-24.  In addition to the Chief of Staff and Deputy Chief of Staff, in attendance were 28 of 33 VLC (including all 11 newly reporting VLC) and all of the Yeomen. The VLC Program Planning Committee …

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#BZFriday: 3rd Annual Advance Cyber Law Course Held at U.S. Fleet Cyber Command

From U.S. Fleet Cyber Command / U.S. 10th Fleet Public Affairs The U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet (FCC/C10F) Staff Judge Advocate (SJA), in coordination with the Naval Justice School and the Navy Office of the Judge Advocate General, co-hosted the annual Advanced Cyber Law Course at FCC/C10F headquarters, for the 3rd consecutive year, from Sept. 12-14.The informal course was …

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#BZFriday: Judge Advocate Wins 2018 LATINA Style Award

By Navy JAG Corps Public Affairs Last week, JAG community member Lt. Kimberly Rios – who currently serves as Navy and Marine Corps Appellate Review Activity (Code 46) appellate government counsel – was awarded a 2018 LATINA Style Distinguished Military Service Award. The award, which was presented at the annual National Latina Symposium, recognizes women in the military and the Department …

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Navy JAG Corps Holds Change of Office Ceremony

From Navy Judge Advocate General Corps Public Affairs Today, the Navy JAG Corps will hold a change of office ceremony at the Washington Navy Yard. During the traditional change of office ceremony, presided over by the Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John M. Richardson, Vice Adm. James W. Crawford III will retire and be relieved by Vice Adm. John G. Hannink who will …

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U.S. Navy Judge Advocates Make their Mark in RIMPAC 2018

From U.S. 3rd Fleet The world’s largest international maritime exercise was recently completed on and around the islands of Hawaii, and U.S. Navy judge advocates played an active, critical role in these operational training events.  The Rim of the Pacific exercise, or RIMPAC, began in 1971 with just five participating countries: Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United States, and the United …

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#BZFriday: Judge Advocate Recognized as Innovation Award Finalist

By Navy JAG Corps Public Affairs This summer, Lt. Ryan Kennedy – a member of the Navy JAG community, who currently serves as the deputy command judge advocate aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) – was named a 2017 Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Innovation Award finalist. The SECNAV Innovation Awards highlight top innovators within the Department of the Navy. …

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#BZFriday: Fleet Cyber Command Officer is First JAG to Earn IWO Pin

An officer becomes the first-ever judge advocate to receive an Information Warfare Officer pin.

From U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. TENTH Fleet Public Affairs Cmdr. Danielle Higson, deputy staff judge advocate assigned to U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/ U.S. 10th Fleet (FCC/C10F), became the first member of the Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps in the Navy to earn the Information Warfare Officer pin during a ceremony held at FCC Headquarters Aug. 10. The Information Warfare Officer …

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#BZFriday: Legalman Named RI Military Woman Of Year

From Naval Station Newport Public Affairs Office Chief Legalman (Information Warfare) Stephani Pavoni was honored as the Military Woman of the Year for the State of Rhode Island in a ceremony on Naval Station Newport in June.  Pavoni earned the annual award from Military Women Across the Nation (MWAN), Ocean State Unit 118, an organization dedicated to the encouragement of …

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#BZFriday: 2017 LAMP Distinguished Service Individual Award

From Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps Public Affairs  The American Bar Association (ABA) Standing Committee on Legal Assistance for Military Personnel (LAMP) selected Ms. Cynthia Catalan-Rodriguez, Region Legal Service Office Southeast (RLSO), as the 2017 Distinguished Service Individual Award winner for the Navy. The LAMP Award highlights the exceptional support of the military legal assistance effort. Catalan-Rodriguez, a civilian supervising legal assistance …

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#BZFriday: Navy Judge Advocate Named Among Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40

From Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps Public Affairs  Lt. Cmdr. Jake Romelhardt has been named among the Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40 (Class of 2018) by the National LGBT Bar Association. Romelhardt and his fellow honorees will be honored at the 30th Annual Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair in New York City on August 8-10, 2018. Romelhardt, the legal assistance department …

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