Tag Archives: Judge Advocate General

Judge Advocate General & Naval Legal Service Command Superior Performance Awards

The following message is from Vice Adm. Nanette DeRenzi and Rear Adm. James Crawford, III. It is our great pleasure to recognize outstanding judge advocates for their professional excellence. Please congratulate the following recipients of the 2012 Office of the Judge Advocate General (OJAG) and Naval Legal Service Command (NLSC) Superior Performance Awards: OJAG Military Justice Officer of the Year – Maj. …

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Well, JAG, What Do You Think?

Navy JAG Supports Joint Warrior 12-2 By Lt. James D. Carson, Region Legal Service Office Southeast “Well, JAG, what do you think?”  How little we realize how often that question is asked and how much depends on the answer.  Nothing could bring that into sharper focus than the operational environment.  This question was put to me as I briefed a …

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The Judge Advocate General’s Guidance 2013

The following message is from Vice Adm. Nanette M. DeRenzi, Rear Adm. James W. Crawford, III, and Rear Adm. Janet R. Donovan. The Chief of Naval Operations issued Sailing Directions that provide a vision, tenets, and principles to guide our Navy. As we chart a course to meet current challenges, build a relevant and capable future force, and support our Sailors, …

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My JAG Corps Story – Lt. Candace Holmes

View Navy JAG Corps videos showcasing the diverse work of enlisted Sailors, officers, and civilians. Meet Lt. Candace Holmes, an attorney assigned to Region Legal Service Office Naval District Washington (RLSO NDW).  RLSO NDW and its branch offices are organized into departments and divisions that provide services in the functional areas of trial counsel, command services / administrative law, court reporting, ethics counseling, command administration …

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Richmond MBA 35 Under 35

Lt. Jetti Gibson, Defense Services Office Southeast, was chosen as one of the Richmond MBA “35 Under 35”.  Lt. Jetti L. Gibson, JAG Corps, United States Navy, ’09 Describe Your Current Job: I provide legal advice and representation of those accused of criminal charges under the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Represent sailors and marines at courts-martial and administrative proceedings. Additionally, I perform collateral duties …

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Judge Advocate General of the Navy Visits Afghanistan

Vice Adm. Nanette DeRenzi, U.S. Navy’s judge advocate general, stopped by the Joint Legal Center in the Detention Facility in Parwan and the JCIP to see how U.S. operations are integrated into Afghan legal operations before giving the JAG State of the Corps address on Bagram Airfield that afternoon.    

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45th JAG Corps Birthday

The following message is from Vice Adm. Nanette DeRenzi, Rear Adm. James Crawford, III,  and Rear Adm. Janet Donovan in honor of the Navy JAG Corps’ 45th birthday. Since the first appointment of a “Naval Judge Advocate General” in 1865, uniformed lawyers and paralegals in the Department of the Navy have gained a progressively important role. We celebrate the modem …

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Navy JAG Corps Reserve Component Holds Change of Command

Rear Adm. Steven M. Talson was relieved by 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, Nov. 30. Donovan was nominated to flag rank in January 2012 while serving …

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Army, Navy TJAGs visit Camp Phoenix

By U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kevin Stiens, CJIATF 435 Staff Judge Advocate Sentinel Vol. 1, Issue 11 CAMP PHOENIX, Afghanistan — The Combined Joint Interagency Task Force 435 hosted the top Judge Advocate Generals from the Army and Navy Nov. 5-6, 2012. U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Dana Chipman and U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Nanette DeRenzi traveled to Afghanistan to …

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