Tag Archives: Legalman

#BZFriday: Women’s Leadership Symposium

From Region Legal Service Office Europe, Africa, SW Asia (EURAFSWA) Naval Support Activity Bahrain hosted the installation’s first-ever Women’s Leadership Symposium in honor of Women’s History Month on March 11, 2019.  Organized by Lt. Cmdr. Elizabeth Kiessling, Region Legal Service Office Europe, Africa, SW Asia (RLSO EURAFSWA) Detachment Bahrain, and emceed by Lt. Lindsay Ainsworth Victims’ Legal Counsel Bahrain, the successful …

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#BZFriday: Mighty IKE’s all-female legal team sets a big precedent

By Lt. Kate Shumway, USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) Last summer, the legal department aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) became the ship’s only all-female department. While all-female workplaces are increasingly common today, they are still the exception on Navy ships. The eight-person legal department aboard IKE has set the standard, which doesn’t surprise …

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#BZFriday: Legalman Selected for JAG Corps In-Service Procurement Program

The Fiscal Year 2019 Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps In-Service Procurement Program (IPP) selection board met in February to consider 15 highly qualified applicants and selected Legalman 1st Class Matthew B. Burns, Strategic Communications Wing One (SCW-1) the second legalman selectee in the program’s five-year history. “My career has allowed me to see several attorneys argue in court,” said Burns. “Sometimes for …

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#BZFriday: Legalman 7th Fleet Sea Sailor of the Year

By Petty Officer 2nd Class William McCann, Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet  YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) — Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet Vice Admiral Phil Sawyer announced the 2018 Sailor of the Year during a ceremony held at the Chief Petty Officer’s Club in Yokosuka, Japan Jan 17th. This year’s competition featured 9 Sailors competing for the prestigious award. “We focus on our …

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#BZFriday: 2018 Legalman of the Year and Sailor of the Year

From Navy Judge Advocate General Corps Public Affairs Leaders of the Navy’s Judge Advocate General (JAG) community honored the outstanding service of top enlisted Sailors during a ceremony at the Washington Navy Yard on Jan. 25. Legalman 1st Class Decora D. Hawkins – currently assigned to USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) – was named the 2018 Legalman of the …

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#BZFriday: Legalman Named COMLOG WESTPAC Senior Sailor of the Year

By Petty Officer 1st Class Gregory Johnson, Commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific  SINGAPORE – Commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific (COMLOG WESTPAC) named Legalman (LN) 1st Class Rebecca Duclayan as its senior Sailor of the year during a ceremony Dec. 7. As COMLOG WESTPAC staff legalman and N1 department leading petty officer, Duclayan provides legal and military justice assistance to active duty, …

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#BZFriday: Sailor Excels During PANAMAX Exercise

By Navy JAG Corps Public Affairs This summer, during PANAMAX 2018 — an annual multinational exercise focused on securing and defending the Panama Canal — several members of the JAG community provided exceptional legal support. In particular, Legalman 1st Class Ashley Alsberry, who currently is assigned to Region Legal Service Office Southeast’s branch office in Fort Worth, was recognized for her outstanding work during …

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#BZFriday: Legalman Named RI Military Woman Of Year

From Naval Station Newport Public Affairs Office Chief Legalman (Information Warfare) Stephani Pavoni was honored as the Military Woman of the Year for the State of Rhode Island in a ceremony on Naval Station Newport in June.  Pavoni earned the annual award from Military Women Across the Nation (MWAN), Ocean State Unit 118, an organization dedicated to the encouragement of …

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#BZFriday: Legalman Earns Law Degree Through JAG Corps In-Service Procurement Program

From Office of the Judge Advocate General of the Navy Public Affairs Legalman 1st Class Sharon Soileau, Region Legal Service Office Hawaii, graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law, earning her Juris Doctor on May 13. Soileau is the first legalman to earn a law degree through the JAG Corps’ In-Service Procurement Program (IPP). …

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