Tag Archives: Judge Advocate General

Highest-ranking Navy JAG still calls S. Jersey home

Written by Kevin Callahan, Courier-Post Asked what her most memorable moment was serving our country in her illustrious and decorated career in the Navy, Nanette DeRenzi responded with the same decisiveness and passion she did on that same dark day more than a decade ago. “Being in the Pentagon on 9/11 when the plane hit is a moment I will never forget,” …

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Judge Advocate Named NAACP Roy Wilkins Award Winner

Rear Adm. James W. Crawford, III, was selected by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) for their 2012 Roy Wilkins Renown Service Award. The award recognizes leaders who exemplify Civil Rights pioneer Roy Wilkins’ ideals to support human rights and equal opportunity for all. Crawford currently serves as Commander, Rule of Law Mission Field Force (ROLFF). The ROLFF’s efforts are …

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Navy JAG Corps Leadership Team Nominated

Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta announced that the President has made the following nominations: Navy Rear Adm. Nanette M. DeRenzi has been nominated for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and for assignment as judge advocate general of the Navy, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. DeRenzi is currently serving as deputy judge advocate general of the Navy, Washington, D.C. Navy Rear Admiral …

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SAIGE Honors Marine Judge Advocate with 2012 Meritorious Service Award

By Dania Bardavid, Office of the Judge Advocate General The Society of American Indian Government Employees (SAIGE) recognized Marine Corps Lt. Col. T. Jay Hunting Horse, Operational Law Division, Office of the Judge Advocate General (OJAG), with its 2012 award for his contribution to Native American/Alaskan Natives at the 10th Annual SAIGE National Training Conference in Denver, Colo., June 6. “Lt. Col. …

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Navy Lawyer Receives USO Woman of the Year Military Leadership Award

By Dania Bardavid, Office of the Judge Advocate General Navy judge advocate, Lt. Katie Worstell, received a Military Leadership Award during the 46th Annual USO Woman of the Year Luncheon hosted by the USO of Metropolitan New York May 1. Worstell is one of five female service members who received the award honoring dedication, achievement, and exceptional service to the …

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Judge Advocates Receive Awards for Outstanding Service

By Dania Bardavid, Office of the Judge Advocate General The Judge Advocates Association (JAA) and the Judge Advocates Foundation (JAF) announced the 2012 recipients of the JAA Career Armed Services Attorney Award, the Maj. Gen. William K. Suter Distinguished Judicial Service Award, the Chief Justice John Marshall Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Chief Judge Robinson O. Everett Distinguished Life Service Award. …

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Street Law

Rear Adm. Nanette DeRenzi welcomes Forestville Military Academy High School students to the Washington Navy Yard April 27. 

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Happy 44th Birthday JAG Corps!

The following message is from Vice Adm. James Houck, Rear Adm. Nanette DeRenzi, and Rear Adm. Steven Talson in honor of the Navy JAG Corps’ 44th 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 modern JAG …

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