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My JAG Corps Story – Lt. Kate Tanner

My JAG Corps Story: View Navy JAG Corps videos showcasing the diverse work of enlisted Sailors, officers, and civilians. Meet Lt. Kate Tanner, an attorney in the Navy JAG Corps. The U.S. Navy is unique among the services in its ability to project power in all domains: on land, at sea, and in the air. As a Navy judge advocate, …

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Vice Admiral Carter Visits RLSO MW

By Lt. Julie A. Gillaspy, Region Legal Service Office Midwest Vice Adm. Walter E. “Ted” Carter, Jr., Superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy, visited the Region Legal Service Office Midwest (RLSO MW), meeting with RLSO MW and Defense Service Office North Detachment officers, legalmen from both active and reserve components, and civilians on March 17, 2016. Carter spoke in front of an …

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RLSO MW Officers Meet With United States District Court Judges

By Lt. Julie A. Gillaspy, Region Legal Service Office Midwest Officers from the Region Legal Service Office Midwest (RLSO MW) met with two United States District Court Judges for the Northern District of Illinois at the Everett McKinley Dirksen United States Courthouse in Chicago, Ill., February 11, 2016. Capt. Gregory R. Bart, commanding officer, RLSO MW, and twelve officers traveled to …

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JAG Lieutenant Credits NJROTC for Navy Success

By Lt. Julie A. Gillaspy, Region Legal Service Office Midwest Lt. Kimberly Rios, judge advocate, reconnected with her East Aurora High School Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) unit instructor, retired Chief Dental Technician Greg Fayfar. The reconnection occurred at her promotion to lieutenant at historic Building 1 onboard Naval Station Great Lakes, February 8, 2016. Rios invited retired Chief Fayfar to …

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Basic Lawyer Course Graduation

The 10-week Basic Lawyer Course trains Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard judge advocates in the fundamentals of military justice and relevant civil law, with particular attention to administrative law, investigations, legal assistance and military justice.  

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Avoiding Political Pitfalls This Election Season

By Lt. Cmdr. Deni Baykan, Administrative Law It’s election season. So, what does that mean for you as an active-duty service member? One of our most important obligations of citizenship is casting a ballot and making our voices heard by voting. The Department of Defense encourages all members of the Armed Forces to register and vote. The DoD actively supports the …

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Staying Out of Trouble During March Madness

By Lt. Kathy Paradis, Administrative Law (Code 13) Mid-March generally brings to mind warmer temperatures, longer days, and perhaps a little luck o’ the Irish. For many sports fans, it also marks the beginning of one of the most wonderful times of the year: the NCAA March Madness Tournament! If you’re one of the millions of people who gets caught up …

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Naval Legal Service Command Junior Officer and Sailor of the Quarter

The following message was released by Deputy Judge Advocate General of the Navy Rear Adm. John G. Hannink It is my distinct pleasure to recognize outstanding Judge Advocates and Legalmen for professional excellence and dedication to service. The following individuals have been selected as the Naval Legal Service Command Junior Officer of the Quarter and Sailor of the Quarter for …

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My JAG Corps Story – Lt. Kathy Paradis

My JAG Corps Story: View Navy JAG Corps videos showcasing the diverse work of enlisted Sailors, officers, and civilians. Meet Lt. Kathy Paradis, an attorney in the Navy JAG Corps. The U.S. Navy is unique among the services in its ability to project power in all domains: on land, at sea, and in the air. As a Navy judge advocate, you will experience the …

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