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The Navy JAG Corps’ Vision for 2020

In the year 2020, the Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps’ unique contribution will continue to be the provision of solutions from a uniformed military perspective to legal issues involving military operations, organization, and personnel wherever and whenever such solutions are required. The Navy JAG Corps will contribute to good order and discipline, supporting a just and efficient military justice system. Military …

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Bronze Star Ceremony

In a ceremony here yesterday more than 66 years after hostilities ended in World War II, 40 Americans received the Bronze Stars they deserved for combat service in that conflict. The Japanese-American soldiers fought as part of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, the 100th Infantry Battalion and the Military Intelligence Service. Army officials decided that all soldiers who wore the …

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JAG Corps 2020.1

The following message was released by Judge Advocate General of the Navy Vice Adm. James Houck and Deputy Judge Advocate General of the Navy Rear Adm. Nanette M. DeRenzi. The JAG Corps published JAG Corps 2020 five years ago to chart our course for the future of our practice. Today, we are updating our strategic plan with JAG Corps 2020.1 to reflect what we have …

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What’s in a OJAG Code?

Military Personnel By Capt. Scott Thompson, Military Personnel (Code 61) When I found out I would be taking over Military Personnel (Code 61), I asked  my colleague, “Don’t they do recruiting?” I had to  confirm that the office was in D.C. and not Millington. Since then, I’ve come to appreciate that the work of  Code 61 impacts the careers of every …

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What’s in an OJAG Code?

Information Operations and Intelligence Law – Code 18 By Cmdr. Andrew Levitz Information Operations and Intelligence Law – Code 18 OJAG’s Code 18 was established in October 2009 in response to the critical need for a JAG community of experts in information operations, intelligence law, and cyber law and policy. Its establishment complimented the Navy’s unveiling of the Information Dominance …

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What’s in an OJAG Code?

Criminal Law (Code 20) By Lt. Jaimica M. Giarraputo, Criminal Law (Code 20) Most everyone knows Code 20 as the Office of the Judge Advocate General (OJAG) division that sends out the military justice newsmailers. If you’re in a military justice billet, you may also think of us as the office that provides trial and defense counsel assistance. What you may …

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