Tag Archives: Military Personnel

Promotion, Retirement of Chief Judge of the Navy

The following message was released by Judge Advocate General of the Navy Vice Adm. James W. Crawford III and Deputy Judge Advocate General of the Navy Rear Adm. John G. Hannink  Rear Admiral Christian L. Reismeier was promoted upon his retirement after 30 years of honorable and dedicated service to our Nation and our Navy on July 1. For the past three years, Rear …

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Navy JAG Corps Welcomes New Leadership

From Navy Judge Advocate General Corps Public Affairs The U.S. Navy’s Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps held a change of office ceremony on June 26, at the Washington Navy Yard. During the traditional change of office ceremony, presided over by the Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert, Vice Adm. Nanette M. DeRenzi retired and was relieved by Vice Adm. …

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USS Emory S. Land Judge Advocate Engages with Royal Malaysian Navy Legal Officer

By Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Doan SEPANGGAR, Malaysia (May 29, 2015) – Submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) Command Judge Advocate Lt. Ryan J. Sylvester met with Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) Legal Officer Lt. Cmdr. Mohd Shamsuni and toured a RMN military courtroom to learn about the RMN military justice system during a port visit to …

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Command Master Chief Change of Office

The Command Master Chief Change of Office was held June 19, 2015 at the Washington Navy Yard. The new Command Master Chief Jondell Ritchie also reenlisted. Ritchie brings a vast amount of fleet and leadership experience from over 25 years of service to the Navy and JAG Corps.  

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Promotion

Lt. Caleb Christen’s mother and wife change his shoulder boards during his promotion ceremony to lieutenant commander.

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My JAG Corps Story – Legalman 1st Class Alina Davis

My JAG Corps Story: View Navy JAG Corps videos showcasing the diverse work of enlisted Sailors, officers, and civilians. Meet Legalman 1st Class Alina Davis, a legal specialist in the Navy JAG Corps. Davis is stationed aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson is deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility supporting Operation Inherent Resolve, …

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Selection of Legal Counsel to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

The following message was released by Judge Advocate General of the Navy Vice Adm. Nanette M. DeRenzi and Deputy Judge Advocate General of the Navy Rear Adm. James W. Crawford III  We are pleased to announce that Capt. Darse E. “Del” Crandall Jr., has been selected for appointment to the grade of rear admiral (lower half) as legal counsel to the chairman of the …

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Navy Lawyer Supports DESRON 26 for Joint Warrior

By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Abe McNatt, Destroyer Squadron 26 Public Affairs USS ANZIO, At Sea (NNS) — After she finished law school eight years ago, Lt. Nancy Pham sought and earned her commission in the Navy Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps. The Navy provided Pham with an opportunity to put her legal skills to use in service to …

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Make sure your GI Bill transferability request comes back approved

By Legalman 2nd Class Steven Cooney, Navy Personnel Command Service members’ failure to follow through during the application phase of the Transfer of Education Benefits (TEB) is leaving thousands in benefits unused.  Navy Personnel Command (NPC) is reporting that a number of Navy members, including some judge advocates are missing out on the opportunity to transfer their unused education benefits to …

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Justice Department Reaches Settlement to Resolve Allegations Concerning Illegal Car Repossessions Against Service Members

By the Legal Assistance Division, Office of the Judge Advocate General of the Navy  Good news for service members Santander Consumer USA, Inc., agreed to pay at least $9.35 million to settle a lawsuit by the Department of Justice (DoJ) alleging that the lender violated the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA).  The proposed consent order represents the largest settlement for …

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