Tag: Inclusion and diversity

March 17, 2021

Judge Advocate Named a 2021 Best LGBTQ+ Lawyer Under 40

Lt. Aaron Spencer – a judge advocate currently assigned to the Ethics Branch of the Administrative Law Division (Code 13) at the Office of the Judge Advocate General – has been named one of the 2021 Best LGBTQ+ Lawyers Under 40 by the LGBT Bar Association.

Nov. 22, 2019

USS GHWB Legal Department Earn Qualifications

The Legal Department aboard USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) crushed qualifications!  Lt. SaraAnn Bennett qualified as Officer of the Deck (Underway) (OOD(U/W)), Legalman 1st Class Precious Lee and Legalman 3rd Class Tiffany Williams earned Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist (ESWS) qualifications, and Legalman 1st Class Jonathan White earned Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist (EAWS) qualification. 

Oct. 4, 2019

Judge Advocate Helps Plan Women’s Symposium in Sasebo

Lt. Shauna Morris – a judge advocate assigned to Defense Service Office (DSO) Pacific – played an integral role in the planning and execution of the 2019 Sasebo Women’s Waterfront Symposium on Sept. 18 at the Commander, Fleet Activities Sasebo (CFAS) Community Education Center.

Aug. 30, 2019

Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Holds Gender and Diversity Forum

Lt. Cmdr. Sarah R. Dorsett assisted Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island host a successful “Mission Readiness: Gender and Diversity in the United States Navy” forum on Ault Field. Dorsett served as the Installation Staff Judge Advocate and the Branch Head and Legal Assistance attorney at Region Legal Service Office Northwest (RLSO NW) Branch Office Whidbey Island from July 2016 through July 2019.

July 26, 2019

RLSO NDW LGBT Pride Celebration and Reflection Event

Region Legal Service Office Naval District Washington (RLSO NDW) Inclusion & Diversity Heritage Committee held a LGBT Pride professional development event in observance of LGBT Pride Month on June 19.  The event, held in the RLSO NDW courtroom, drew several dozen JAG Community members from across the National Capital Region, including Navy Judge Advocate General Vice Adm. John Hannink and colleagues from RLSO NDW, Defense Service Office North and the Office of the Navy Judge Advocate General.

May 3, 2019

Legalman Plans “Women Trailblazing at Sea” Symposium

Legalman 1st Class Keia Greenwood – a member of the Navy JAG community, who has been attached to the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) since September 2017 – played a critical role in the planning of the inaugural "Women Trailblazing at Sea" symposium on March 13.

March 8, 2019

Mighty IKE’s all-female legal team sets a big precedent

Last summer, the legal department aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) became the ship’s only all-female department. While all-female workplaces are incre...

June 6, 2018

Navy JAG Corps Strengthens Diversity Outreach, Partnerships

The Navy Judge Advocate General's (JAG) Corps is welcoming its most diverse assembly of new judge advocates, the organization announced today.

May 31, 2018

Female Service Members Speak to NYU Council During Fleet Week

NEW YORK — For the third year in a row, service members from the Navy, Marines and Coast Guard participated in an event to help provide insight into the experience of being a woman in the military. Members and guests of New York University’s Women’s Initiative listened to officers and senior enlisted females at the council’s “An Insider View of Women in the Military” event held during Fleet Week New York (FWNY).

Dec. 15, 2017

JAG Community Members Attend the Women’s Leadership Symposium

In October, Lt. Catherine Nguyen and Lt. Joanna Gonzales -- judge advocates who currently are stationed at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam -- attended the 2017 Hawaii Women's Joint Leadership Symposi...

Dec. 1, 2017

Bilateral Women’s Luncheon

Lt. Cmdr. Brandi Orton, Deputy Force Judge Advocate, Commander, Naval Forces Japan/Navy Region Japan attended a Bilateral Women's luncheon hosted by Japan Mar...

March 21, 2016

Women's History Month: Rear Admiral Janet Donovan and Captain Stacy Pedrozo

"From the Revolutionary War to current conflicts, women have played a crucial role in the security of our nation and the success of the U.S. Navy. Join us as we celebrate Women's History Month by profiling women leaders and pioneers across the Navy."

Jan. 22, 2016

NECC celebrates MLK Day

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) celebrated the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., in Virginia Beach, Jan. 14. Pastor Joseph Fleming, who currently serves as the Chair of the Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Memorial Commemoration Service, served as the guest speaker and echoed the civil rights leaders’ timeless thoughts that “the world works better together than apart.”

Oct. 22, 2015

Sailors Celebrate Hispanic Heritage

SANTA RITA, Guam (Sept. 30, 2015) - The heritage committee onboard the submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) held a celebration for Hispanic heritage month on the ship’s mess decks, Sept. 30. During the event members of the heritage committee, as well as Sailors of Hispanic descent, spoke about Hispanics throughout history that have made important contributions to our nation.

Oct. 27, 2014

Navy Region Northwest Recognizes Disability Awareness

Cmdr. Edward K. Westbrook II, Navy Region Northwest staff judge advocate, has an office teammate read him an email while he wears goggles to simulate blindness during National Disability Employment Awareness month. Navy Region Northwest participated ...

Feb. 18, 2014

Navy Lawyer Expands Horizons at Sea Practicing Operational Law

From leaving the turmoil of a war-torn nation following the break-up of the Soviet Union, to now teaching thousands of Navy and Marine Corps operators in the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group (BOXARG) the law of armed conflict,  Lt. Givi Tibaneli, a Navy judge advocate, is on an eight-month deployment practicing a unique and specialized form of his profession.

June 7, 2012

SAIGE Honors Marine Judge Advocate with 2012 Meritorious Service Award

The Society of American Indian Government Employees (SAIGE) recognized Marine Corps Lt. Col. T. Jay Hunting Horse, Operational Law Division, Office of the Judge Advocate General (OJAG), with ...

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