Tag Archives: Military Personnel

#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: Judge Advocate Receives Special DOJ Award

From Navy Judge Advocate General Corps Public Affairs Navy Lt. Alyssa Nichol – a judge advocate serving as a Victims’ Legal Counsel in Norfolk, Va. – was honored by the Department of Justice last week for her hard work, professionalism, and devotion to her community and loved ones. During the 2017 Law Enforcement Public Service Awards – hosted by the …

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#BZFriday: Enriching Experiences in Japan

From Navy Judge Advocate General Corps Public Affairs “What didn’t I learn?” That’s how Lt. Rachael Baker responded when asked what she gained from attending an orientation program at the Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs from Feb. 28 to March 3. Baker currently serves as the branch office head for Region Legal Service Office (RLSO) Japan’s Kadena outpost, as well …

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Judge Advocates Compete at WMD Winter Workshop and Teach WMD and the Law

From Navy JAG Corps Public Affairs WMD Winter Workshop Lt. Cmdr. Graham Winegeart, Region Legal Service Office Southeast and Lt. Ryan Sylvester, Fleet Cyber Command, recently attended the annual National Defense University (NDU) Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction winter workshop in their capacity as members of the Program for Emerging Leaders (PEL). Also participating in the workshop …

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RLSO SE FTJAs Out to Sea Aboard USS New York (LPD 21)

By Lt. John Kelley, Region Legal Service Office Southeast Region Legal Service Office Southeast (RLSO SE) first tour judge advocates – Lt. Katie Gorski, Lt. Alyssa Williams, Lt. Bobby Walsh and Lt. John Kelley – had the opportunity to go underway with the amphibious transport dock USS New York (LPD 21) January 10-24, 2017. It was a very busy two …

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RLSO MW visits Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law

By Lt. Cmdr. Ross Ericson, Region Legal Service Office Midwest Region Legal Service Office Midwest (RLSO MW) personnel visited Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law for “engaged recruiting” – by attending and participating in a Public Service Panel, along with three other panel members, on Nov. 10, 2016. The panel included RLSO MW commanding officer Capt. Greg Bart, the Honorable …

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Holiday Message

Happy Holidays from Vice Adm. James Crawford, Judge Advocate General of the Navy, Rear Adm. John Hannink, Deputy Judge Advocate General of the Navy, and Command Master Chief Jondell Ritchie.

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JAG Leadership Participates in Burial of Sailor Killed in Pearl Harbor

By Patty Babb, Navy JAG Public Affairs Officer As a large crowd of media assembled in a hangar of the Jackson-Evers International Airport, Rear Adm. Carol Lynch began to feel the full weight of history. Lynch, Deputy Judge Advocate General for Reserve Affairs, was waiting for an important flight to arrive. The plane had travelled more than 4,000 miles and …

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John C. Stennis Hosts Visiting JAGs

By Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Jiang PACIFIC OCEAN – When USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) got underway from Naval Base Kitsap – Bremerton, Nov. 22, the legal department had four extra personnel, judge advocates from shore commands. The four officers, one from Navy Region Legal Service Office Northwest and three from Navy Region Legal Service Office Hawaii, are …

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RLSO Southeast Community Relations

By Lt. Bobby Walsh, Region Legal Service Office Southeast This past October marked Region Legal Service Office Southeast (RLSO SE) community relations (COMREL) month.  Each office participated in an array of events to better their surrounding communities.  These COMREL events ranged from celebrating the Navy Birthday at a retirement home to helping build and renovate affordable homes.  RLSO SE’s top priority …

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