Tag Archives: Fleet News

CIWT’s Legal Team Preserves Above-Board Domain

By Glenn Sircy, Center for Information Warfare Training   PENSACOLA, Fla. – The Center for Information Warfare Training’s (CIWT) legal team, comprised of Lt. Alison Malloy and Tammy Hawkins, untiringly improves the entire CIWT domain, ensuring compliance with applicable regulations in maintaining good order and discipline. Although administratively assigned to the Region Legal Service Office Southeast, CIWT’s legal team reports to CIWT’s commanding …

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#BZFriday: 2017 LAMP Distinguished Service Group Award

From Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps Public Affairs We are pleased to announce that the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Legal Assistance for Military Personnel (LAMP) selected Region Legal Service Office Europe, Africa, Southwest Asia (RLSO EURAFSWA) as the 2017 Distinguished Service Award winner for the Navy. In 2017, the RLSO EURAFSWA Civil Law Department held the Navy JAG Corps’ …

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Region Legal Service Office Southeast Visits Duval County Court

By Yeoman 1st Class Shaquille Rogers, Region Legal Service Office Southeast Region Legal Service Office Southeast (RLSO SE) legal assistance department visited Duval County Court to learn about the process many of their clients have to go through. The Duval County Court hosted a working lunch where the judge advocates held discussions with representatives from the Clerk’s office, the Public Defender’s office, …

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Providing Legal Support for the “Carrier in the Desert”

By Eric Harvey, Expeditionary Strike Group 2 Few judge advocates and legalmen get to work in the aviation community, and even fewer have an opportunity to serve as the indispensable legal team for the “Carrier in the Desert.” The staff at Region Legal Service Office (RLSO) Southwest Branch Office, aboard Naval Air Station (NAS) Fallon – led by Lt. Rik Andrews …

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#BZFriday: Legal Advisor to the Physical Evaluation Board

By Lt. Cmdr. Nicholas Kadlec, Region Legal Service Office Naval District Washington Today, we’re highlighting Lt. Autumn Gibo, legal advisor to the Physical Evaluation Board (PEB) at the Secretary of the Navy Council of Review Boards (SECNAVCORB), located in Washington D.C., and the tremendous work she is doing there. SECNAVCORB is comprised of several administrative boards: Physical Evaluation Board (PEB); …

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Judge Advocates Join 22 Nations for BALTOPS Exercise

By Lt. Kyle Doherty-Peters & Maria Marques The U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps had a strong presence in this June’s exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2018, NATO’s premier maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic Region.  The three-week, multinational exercise is coordinated and controlled by Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO) and is designed to improve interoperability among NATO allies …

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#BZFriday: Joint Training Delegation

From Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps Public Affairs Lt. Joshua Fiveson, Defense Service Office West, recently served as an adjunct instructor for a joint-delegation to the Mexican Secretariat of National Defense. Fiveson taught a two-week course on trial advocacy that was attended by 19 Mexican army attorneys, five Mexican criminal investigators, and four Peruvian army members — including two generals. “This evolution was one …

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JAG Trip Log: Millington and Pearl Harbor

JAG hikes with personnel in Hawaii in May 2018.

The following blog post was authored and released by Vice Adm. James W. Crawford III, Judge Advocate General (JAG) of the Navy. In January, my planned visit to Hawaii was, unfortunately, derailed due to a shutdown of the federal government. A few weeks ago, however, I was absolutely thrilled to make good on my promise to reschedule that trip, and …

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#BZFriday: Victims’ Legal Counsel Serves as Panelist at Italian Jurisprudence Conference

From Navy Judge Advocate General Corps Public Affairs Lt. Robert McRight, Navy Victims’ Legal Counsel (VLC) Naples, Italy participated in a military justice panel in Santa Maria Capua Vetere on May 25, 2018.   The panel, entitled “Magistratura Militare: Nuove Attribuzioni per l’Efficientamento della Giurisdizione,” (translation: Military Judiciary: New Attributions for the Efficiency of the Jurisdiction) featured several Italian military …

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Reservist Argues High-Profile Case Before CAAF

By Lt. Cmdr. Hunter Abell Capt. Bree Ermentrout argued an emerging issue before the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF) at Fort Hood, Texas, on April 5.  Ermentrout is attached to the Navy’s Reserve Law Program unit which provides support to the Appellate Defense Division (Code 45). Arguing for the defense in U.S. v. Dinger, No. 17-0510/MC, Ermentrout argued …

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