Tag Archives: Milestones Around the Corps

#BZFriday: Judge Advocate Wins 2018 LATINA Style Award

By Navy JAG Corps Public Affairs Last week, JAG community member Lt. Kimberly Rios – who currently serves as Navy and Marine Corps Appellate Review Activity (Code 46) appellate government counsel – was awarded a 2018 LATINA Style Distinguished Military Service Award. The award, which was presented at the annual National Latina Symposium, recognizes women in the military and the Department …

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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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#BZFriday: Judge Advocate Recognized as Innovation Award Finalist

By Navy JAG Corps Public Affairs This summer, Lt. Ryan Kennedy – a member of the Navy JAG community, who currently serves as the deputy command judge advocate aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) – was named a 2017 Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Innovation Award finalist. The SECNAV Innovation Awards highlight top innovators within the Department of the Navy. …

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#BZFriday: Fleet Cyber Command Officer is First JAG to Earn IWO Pin

An officer becomes the first-ever judge advocate to receive an Information Warfare Officer pin.

From U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. TENTH Fleet Public Affairs Cmdr. Danielle Higson, deputy staff judge advocate assigned to U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/ U.S. 10th Fleet (FCC/C10F), became the first member of the Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps in the Navy to earn the Information Warfare Officer pin during a ceremony held at FCC Headquarters Aug. 10. The Information Warfare Officer …

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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: 2017 LAMP Distinguished Service Individual Award

From Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps Public Affairs  The American Bar Association (ABA) Standing Committee on Legal Assistance for Military Personnel (LAMP) selected Ms. Cynthia Catalan-Rodriguez, Region Legal Service Office Southeast (RLSO), as the 2017 Distinguished Service Individual Award winner for the Navy. The LAMP Award highlights the exceptional support of the military legal assistance effort. Catalan-Rodriguez, a civilian supervising legal assistance …

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#BZFriday: Navy Judge Advocate Named Among Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40

From Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps Public Affairs  Lt. Cmdr. Jake Romelhardt has been named among the Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40 (Class of 2018) by the National LGBT Bar Association. Romelhardt and his fellow honorees will be honored at the 30th Annual Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair in New York City on August 8-10, 2018. Romelhardt, the legal assistance department …

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#BZFriday: 2017 LAMP Distinguished Service Group Award

From Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps Public Affairs We are pleased to announce that the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Legal Assistance for Military Personnel (LAMP) selected Region Legal Service Office Europe, Africa, Southwest Asia (RLSO EURAFSWA) as the 2017 Distinguished Service Award winner for the Navy. In 2017, the RLSO EURAFSWA Civil Law Department held the Navy JAG Corps’ …

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#BZFriday: Joint Training Delegation

From Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps Public Affairs Lt. Joshua Fiveson, Defense Service Office West, recently served as an adjunct instructor for a joint-delegation to the Mexican Secretariat of National Defense. Fiveson taught a two-week course on trial advocacy that was attended by 19 Mexican army attorneys, five Mexican criminal investigators, and four Peruvian army members — including two generals. “This evolution was one …

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