Tag Archives: Leadership

MIT SEMINAR XXI: Foreign Politics, International Relations, and the National Interest

Navy JAG Corps senior officers and civilians seeking to deepen their understanding of national security and foreign relations policy are eligible to apply to be Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Seminar XXI Fellows at no cost to themselves or their assigned command. Recent Navy JAG Corps Seminar XXI Fellows include Capt. Rock DeTolve (current Fellow), Capt. Patrick Gibbons (Class of …

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RLSO NW Holds Change of Command

By Lt. j.g. Sarah Trent, Region Legal Service Office Northwest Region Legal Service Office Northwest (RLSO NW) held its change of command ceremony at the Bangor Plaza aboard Naval Base Kitsap – Bangor, Washington on Aug. 18.  The ceremony was preceded by the RLSO NW Training Symposium, drawing personnel together from its five offices onboard four installations. Capt. Gary Sharp, …

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Navy JAG Corps Holds Change of Office Ceremony

From Navy Judge Advocate General Corps Public Affairs Today, the Navy JAG Corps will hold a change of office ceremony at the Washington Navy Yard. During the traditional change of office ceremony, presided over by the Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John M. Richardson, Vice Adm. James W. Crawford III will retire and be relieved by Vice Adm. John G. Hannink who will …

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Judge Advocate General of the Navy Nomination

The following message was released by Judge Advocate General of the Navy Vice Adm. James W. Crawford, III  Please join me in congratulating Rear Adm. John G. Hannink, on his nomination by the President to be our next Judge Advocate General (JAG) of the Navy, and for his appointment to the grade of vice admiral. Since 2015, Hannink has served with distinction as …

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JAG Pays a Visit to Southeast JAG Community Staff

By Lt. Carolyn Schnurr, JAGC, USN, Region Legal Service Office (RLSO) Southeast On Dec. 4-6, 2017, Vice Adm. James W. Crawford III, Judge Advocate General (JAG) of the Navy, and Master Chief Jondell Ritchie, Command Master Chief for Naval Legal Service Command, visited with JAG community personnel at three installations within Navy Region Southeast — Naval Air Station Joint Reserve …

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JAG Trip Log: Japan, Korea and Guam

The following message was released by Judge Advocate General of the Navy Vice Adm. James W. Crawford III In June, as part of my statutory oversight duties, I traveled to Japan, Korea, and Guam to meet with local units doing exceptional work in one of the busiest parts of the world. Our personnel in the Asia Pacific Area of Responsibility …

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JAG and CMC Visit the Military Commissions Defense Organization

From Office of the Judge Advocate General Public Affairs Navy Judge Advocate General (JAG) Vice Adm. James W. Crawford III and Command Master Chief Jondell Ritchie visited the Military Commissions Defense Organization (MCDO) in Arlington, Va. on Jan. 18. They met with MCDO leadership and the DON members of the MCDO legal staff, as well as other personnel from the joint force …

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Happy 45th Birthday to the Legalman Rating!

The following message was released by Judge Advocate General of the Navy Vice Adm. James W. Crawford, III, Deputy Judge Advocate General of the Navy Rear Adm. John G. Hannink, and Command Master Chief Jondell Ritchie. It is a proud and distinguished group – a Navy rating with a rich heritage of steadfast service. Secretary of the Navy John Chafee approved …

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Holiday Message

Happy Holidays from Vice Adm. James Crawford, Judge Advocate General of the Navy, Rear Adm. John Hannink, Deputy Judge Advocate General of the Navy, and Command Master Chief Jondell Ritchie.

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