Tag Archives: Legalman

#BZFriday: Legalmen Receive Academic Recognition

From Navy Judge Advocate General Corps Public Affairs Roger Williams University recognized several legalmen for their academic performance on May 5.  Legalman 2nd Class Daniel Van Hooser — who currently is stationed at Naval War College — and Legalman 1st Class Erin Bowles — from Region Legal Service Office Mid-Atlantic — were inducted into the Lambda Epsilon Chi (LEX) Honor Society. Legalman 2nd …

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#BZFriday: Sailors Challenging Reality and Educating Against Myths

By Lt. Peter Yagel, Region Legal Service Office Japan Legalman 2nd Class Ronald Forster, Region Legal Service Office (RLSO) Japan volunteered as the producer and official master of ceremonies of Sailors Challenging Reality and Educating Against Myths (SCREAM), a Sexual Assault Awareness program featuring volunteer Sailors performing skits intended to educate Sailors about sexual assault April 18-19. “The purpose of SCREAM is to challenge …

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JAG and LN Reservists attend the Military Law Training Symposium West

From Navy Judge Advocate General Corps Public Affairs April 1, 2017 marked the 124th birthday of Navy chief petty officers. That same day, approximately 75 legalmen, 140 Reserve judge advocates (JAs) and 15 new Reserve JA accessions took part in the annual Military Law Training Symposium (MLTS) West in San Diego, Calif. The symposium kicked off on March 31 and …

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#BZFriday: Sailors prioritize deployed fitness

By Master Sgt. Paul Gorman, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa Djibouti – U.S. Navy personnel assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) took to the AstroTurf Feb. 24, 2017 to practice for their first Physical Fitness Assessment (PFA) while deployed to Camp Lemonnier. The trial assessment gave Sailors an opportunity to test their physical readiness …

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Retirement Ceremony in Honor of Senior Chief Legalman Shannon W. Miller

From Public Affairs, Region Legal Service Office Southwest U.S. Navy Senior Chief Legalman Shannon W. Miller looked out at the gathering of friends, family, and colleagues and reminisced about his time in the Navy aboard USS Midway (CV-41) during his retirements ceremony in San Diego, Calif., Feb. 24, 2017. Miller retired after 23 years serving in a variety of capacities and locations. He …

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#BZFriday: Legalman Named Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet Shore Sailor of the Year

From Navy Judge Advocate General Corps Public Affairs Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet (C3F) named Legalman 1st Class Kashetah Bedford the 2016 Shore Sailor of the Year. The award was announced during a ceremony held at the C3F headquarters building in San Diego, Jan. 24. Bedford, from Franklinton, La., attached to C3F as the fleet legal office leading petty officer, leads …

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Navy JAG Community Names Top Enlisted Sailors

From Navy Judge Advocate General Corps Public Affairs Leaders of the Navy’s Judge Advocate General (JAG) community honored the outstanding service of its top enlisted Sailors during a ceremony at the Washington Navy Yard on Jan. 27. Legalman 1st Class (SW/AW/IW) Shenika T. Mayes – who currently is assigned to Commander, Carrier Strike Group Ten in Norfolk, Va. – was …

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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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