Tag Archives: Milestones Around the Corps

#BZFriday: Legalmen Named Sea, Shore Sailor of the Year

Legalman 1st Class Jean Yusten was named the 2017 U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa Shore Sailor of the Year during a ceremony held at the Naval Support Activity Naples, Italy, base theater Jan. 26. The announcement was the culminating event following a week of activities scheduled for the finalists and their spouses by the U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa Chiefs Mess to …

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#BZFriday: 2017 JAG Legalman of the Year and Naval Legal Service Command 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 Feb. 2. Legalman 1st Class (SW/AW/SCW) Kareshia T. Stallworth – currently assigned to USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) – was named the 2017 Legalman of …

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RLSO SE Holds Promotion Ceremony

From Region Legal Service Office Southeast Lt. Savannah Smidt, Lt. Nic Walker, Lt. Cmdr. Ben Adams, Cmdr. Sara de Groot, and Cmdr. Bill Lucier, were promoted during a ceremony in the courtroom at Region Legal Service Office Southeast (RLSO SE) in Jacksonville, Fla., on  September 5, 2017.  Capt. Pat Gibbons, the commanding officer of RLSO SE, presided over the ceremony. During …

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#BZFriday: NAPABA Names Navy Judge Advocate as 2017 Military and Veteran Service Award Winner

The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) named Cmdr. Sylvaine W. Wong, deputy director of the Office of the Judge Advocate General’s Corps, Military Personnel Division, as the inaugural 2017 NAPABA Military and Veteran Service Award recipient. The award will be presented at the 2017 NAPABA Convention in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 4, 2017. The NAPABA Military and Veteran Service …

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Admirable Reserve Officer Promoted to Captain

By Lt. Kaylan Kaatz, Region Legal Service Office Southeast Navy Reserve Capt. James H. Burns was promoted in a small ceremony at Region Legal Service Office Southeast (RLSO SE), Jacksonville, Fla., on Aug. 4, 2017. Capt. Anthony Kalams, the Commanding Officer for Naval Reserve RLSO SE component, presided over the ceremony and administered the oath of office. Capt. Patrick Gibbons, commanding officer …

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#BZFriday: Legalman Receives National Image Inc. Award

From Navy Judge Advocate General Public Affairs Legalman 1st Class Evelin Garcia, assigned to Region Legal Service Office Northwest (RLSO NW), was selected as the naval active-duty recipient of the 2017 National Image Inc., Meritorious Service Award. The award was presented at the 2017 National Image Training Program in September in Albuquerque, New Mexico. “Receiving this honor is important to me as …

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#BZFriday: RLSO SE Selects a Deserving Sailor for Meritorious Advancement

By Lt. Kaylan Kaatz, Region Legal Service Office Southeast Region Legal Service Office Southeast (RLSO SE) trial office quickly reported for an unscheduled meeting wherein Legalman 2nd Class Keia Greenwood was promoted to petty officer first class by Capt. Patrick Gibbons, commanding officer of RLSO SE on Aug. 3.  Greenwood was selected for advancement under the Meritorious Advancement Program.   A …

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#BZFriday: Legalman Receives LATINA Style 2017 Distinguished Meritorious Service Award

From Navy Judge Advocate General Public Affairs The LATINA Style organization honored Chief Legalman Alicia R. Cooper, Naval Legal Service Command, with the LATINA Style 2017 Distinguished Meritorious Service Award at the 14th Annual National LATINA Symposium in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 15. The award recognizes women from the Department of Defense who have enhanced the role of Latinas in their organizations through their …

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DSO West Holds Change of Command

By Ensign Kathleen Spyrnal, Defense Service Office West Defense Service Office (DSO) West held a Change of Command ceremony aboard the Veterans Museum and Memorial Center in San Diego, Calif., on September 8, 2017. Rear Adm. John G. Hannink, Commander of Naval Legal Service Command and Deputy Judge Advocate General, presided over the ceremony in which Capt. Daniel Cimmino relieved …

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