Tag Archives: Judge Advocate General

U.S., Foreign Judge Advocates Participate in PANAMAX 2012

By Lt. Adam Brandon, Naval Air Station Jacksonville For two weeks in August, military forces from the United States and 16 partner nations participated in PANAMAX 2012, a USSOUTHCOM-sponsored exercise that simulated defending the Panama Canal from attacks by a fictional anti-capitalist, extremist organization.  The exercise scenario incorporated a variety of sea, air, land, and cyber attacks.  Staging the defense of …

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RLSO SE and PCU Norfolk Supports Flood Victims in Pensacola

By Lt. Adam Brandon, Naval Air Station Jacksonville The Navy JAG community rallied to provide claims assistance to dozens of military families affected by unexpected torrential rain that flooded homes and businesses causing Escambia County to declare a state of emergency on in Pensacola, Fla., June 9. Within hours, the extent of the damage and family needs became apparent.  Region …

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My JAG Corps Story – Lt. Audrey Koecher

View Navy JAG Corps videos showcasing the diverse work of enlisted Sailors, officers, and civilians. Meet Lt. Audrey Koecher, an attorney with the Legal Assistance Policy Division. The Division provides support to legal assistance attorneys in the fleet.  In addition, the Division serves as the JAG’s legal assistance representative to other Services, government agencies, legal organizations and the private bar. The U.S. Navy …

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My JAG Corps Story – Cmdr. Dominic Jones

View Navy JAG Corps videos showcasing the diverse work of enlisted Sailors, officers, and civilians. Meet Cmdr. Dominic Jones, an attorney in the Navy’s Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps. The U.S. Navy is unique among the services in its ability to project power in all domains: on land, at sea, and in the air. As a Navy judge advocate, you will experience the most …

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JAGs in Japan

Judge Advocate General Vice Adm. Nanette DeRenzi, Capt. Vida Antolin-Jenkins, and Lt. Cameron Nelson with Japanese schoolchildren during a visit to Tokyo.

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Legal Community Bids Heartfelt Farewell to Longtime Japanese Advisor

By Lt. j.g. Nicholas Inns, Region Legal Service Office Japan In May 1983, Ms. Mari Okamoto, née Terao, began work as an interpreter and legal assistant for the U.S. Navy. On June 22, she celebrated her retirement after twenty-nine years of service with a ceremony at the Officer’s Club onboard Fleet Activities Yokosuka. Okamoto, Mari-san to her friends, was joined by …

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New Leadership Takes Helm of Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps

From Navy Judge Advocate General Corps Public Affairs The U.S. Navy’s Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps held a change of office ceremony on July 20, at the Washington Navy Yard. During the traditional change of office ceremony, presided over by the Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert, Vice Adm. James W. Houck retired and was relieved by Vice Adm. …

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