Chief Legalman Myron Chism, attached to Region Legal Service Office Midwest (RLSO MW), was recognized at an awards ceremony and farewell lunch for outstanding service during a recently completed individual augmentation and successful tour of duty at RLSO MW.  Chism received the Joint Service Achievement Medal for his work during a nine month individual augmentation.  He also received the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal and Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal.  Pictured with Chism are Chief Legalman Stacy Kebe, and Chief Legalman Michelle Murray.

Awards, Farewell in the Midwest

Chief Legalman Myron Chism, attached to Region Legal Service Office Midwest (RLSO MW), was recognized at an awards ceremony and farewell lunch for outstanding service during a recently completed individual augmentation and successful tour of duty at RLSO MW. Chism received the Joint Service Achievement Medal for his work during a nine month individual augmentation. He…

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My JAG Corps Story – Lt. Audrey Koecher

My JAG Corps Story: View Navy JAG Corps videos showcasing the diverse work of enlisted Sailors, officers, and civilians. Meet Lt. Audrey Koecher, an attorney with the Legal Assistance Policy Division. The Division provides support to legal assistance attorneys in the fleet.  In addition, the Division serves as the JAG’s legal assistance representative to other Services, government agencies,…

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Lt. Nakku Chung, attached to Region Legal Service Office Midwest, pictured here on the flight-deck of the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75).  Chung participated in a one-week underway on-board USS Truman where he provided legal assistance to ship's company.  During this underway, USS Truman conducted operational drills. "It was a privilege to go underway with Team Truman.  Although it was only a week, I came back with a renewed respect for our service members who serve at sea and away from the comforts of their homes," said Chung.

Legal Assistance Aboard USS Truman

Lt. Nakku Chung, attached to Region Legal Service Office Midwest stands on the flight-deck of the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75). Chung participated in a one-week underway on-board USS Truman where he provided legal assistance to ship’s company. During this underway, USS Truman conducted operational drills. “It was a privilege to go underway with Team Truman.…

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The legal team aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). From left to right: Chief Legalman James Conner, Lt. Cmdr. Anne Marks, Legalman 1st Class Michael Monteith, Legalman 1st Class Cassandra Hunt, Legalman 1st Class Jonathan High, Legalman 2nd Tiffany Williams, Legalman 1st Class Justin Wiser, and Lt. Andrew Clayton.

Victim Witness Assistance Program, More than Just Filling out a Form

By Legalman 1st Class (SW/AW) Justin M. Wiser, USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) This past April’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month campaign reiterated the importance of providing this critical support to victims.  As the Victim Witness Assistance Coordinator (VWAC) aboard USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77), I am always on the alert as to…

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Capt. Daniel E. Eldredge presented the Bronze Star Medal to Lt. Michael Hughes for meritorious service in connection with combat operations against the enemy while serving as the staff judge advocate, Special Operations Task Force-SOUTHEAST (SOTF-SE), in direct support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM from March 5, 2011 to February 15, 2012.

Judge Advocate Awarded Bronze Star

Capt. Daniel E. Eldredge, commanding officer, Region Legal Service Office Naval District Washington presented the Bronze Star Medal to Lt. Michael Hughes for meritorious service in connection with combat operations against the enemy while serving as the staff judge advocate, Special Operations Task Force-Southeast, in direct support of Operation Enduring Freedom from March 5, 2011…

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