Tag Archives: Military Personnel

#BZFriday: RLSO MIDLANT Recruiting Team

From Region Legal Service Office Mid-Atlantic Region Legal Service Office Mid-Atlantic’s (RLSO MIDLANT) recruiting team hosted an all-day recruiting event, “A Day in the Life of a U.S. Navy JAG,” welcoming 18 law students, 2 Direct Appointment candidates, and 6 JAG Corps In-service Procurement Program candidates. The event included several informative panels and concluded with a tour of the USS …

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

From Navy Judge Advocate General Corps Public Affairs The Fiscal Year 2018 Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps In-Service Procurement Program (IPP) selection board met in February to consider 24 highly qualified applicants and selected Intelligence Specialist 1st Class Thaddeus H. Tate Jr., Office of Naval Intelligence. The board used the “whole person” concept to identify those applicants with the greatest …

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#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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DJAG Trip Log: Navy Region Europe, Africa, Southwest Asia (EURAFSWA)

The following message was released by Rear Adm. John G. Hannink, Deputy Judge Advocate General of the Navy, and Commander, Naval Legal Service Command. In November, Master Chief Legalman Jondell Ritchie, the command master chief (CMC) of Naval Legal Service Command (NLSC), and I took part in a whirlwind trip to Navy Region EURAFSWA. Though we were unable to visit all …

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DJAG Trip Log: Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River, Md.

DJAG Visits Pax River

The following message was released by Rear Adm. John G. Hannink, Deputy Judge Advocate General of the Navy. Nov. 1: Patuxent River, Md. Last month, the Naval Legal Service Command command master chief Jondell Ritchie and I visited JAG community personnel stationed at NAS Patuxent River, Md. I gain enlightening insights from all of my site visits, and this trip was …

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JAG Trip Log: Navy Region Northwest

The following message was released by Vice Adm. James W. Crawford III, Judge Advocate General of the Navy. In late September, I traveled to Navy Region Northwest, visiting JAG community members and clients in Bremerton, Bangor, Everett and Whidbey Island, Wash. It was an opportunity to discuss with local personnel some of the most pressing issues facing the Navy. I …

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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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#BZFriday: CARAT Indonesia

By Lt. Peter Yagel, Region Legal Service Office Japan In September, Lt. j.g. Maria Deguzman, Region Legal Service Office Japan, arrived in Surabaya, Indonesia to participate in Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Indonesia. The U.S. and Indonesian navies came together for the 23rd Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) bilateral exercise and skills exchange, Sept. 7-13. Deguzman assisted Lt. Cmdr. …

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#BZFriday: From Defense to Offense: Representing Navy at the Defender’s Cup

By Allison Ziegler, Defense Service Office Pacific Lt. Rosemarie Lombardi, a judge advocate stationed at Defense Service Office Pacific, Branch Office Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, was selected for the U.S. Women’s Armed Forces Soccer Team, which recently competed in the Defender’s Cup in San Antonio, Texas, as part of the first ever all-female team. Lombardi, a native of Colorado, currently works …

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