Tag Archives: Navy

Legalmen: Why We Should Develop the Art of Writing Persuasively

By Legalman 2nd Class Geoffrey W. Wood  Naval Legal Service Office Northwest – Branch Office Everett With an aristocratic drawl, Bryan Garner gently informed a group of Seattle-area legal professionals that they were trained to write poorly.  In attendance at Garner’s writing seminar – in addition to civilian legal professionals – were 15 service members from Naval Legal Service Office …

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The JAG Discusses the Work of the JAG Corps at Marquette University Law School

Judge Advocate General for the Navy Vice Adm. James W. Houck discusses what he calls the Navy’s “global law firm” and the issues it faces today, including the handling of detainees, piracy on the high seas, and meeting the legal needs of sailors stationed around the world at Marquette University Law School. Houck is a graduate of the Naval Academy and the …

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Navy Investigates F/A-18D Crash, Provides Compensation to Those Affected

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) — Following the crash of a Navy fighter jet in Virginia Beach, Va. April 6, the Navy has begun a compensation process for residents affected, while it continues to investigate the crash. An F/A-18D assigned to the Naval Air Station Oceana-based Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 106 crashed in Virginia Beach, Va. April 6 at approximately 12:05 p.m. just …

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My JAG Corps Story – Lt. Lauren Cherry

View Navy JAG Corps videos showcasing the diverse work of enlisted Sailors, officers, and civilians. http://youtu.be/tm9bzj1jUKQ Meet Lt. Lauren Cherry, an attorney in the Navy’s Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps, assigned to the Naval Legal Service Office North Central as a criminal defense attorney. The U.S. Navy is unique among the services in its ability to project power in all domains: on land, …

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Operating Forward from the Sea: Legalmen Support Carrier Strike Group Operations

By the John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group legal department At the time the story was written the John C. Stennis Strike Group and USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) legal department included: Lt. Cmdr. David Lee, Legalman 1st Class Lakisha Baldwin, Legalman Chief Donald Osborne, Cmdr. Shane Cooper, Legalman 2nd Class Giannina Gutierrez, Lt. Matthew Schultz, Legalman 1st Class …

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