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Judge Advocate General Corps (JAG)


Welcome to the JAG Corp Officer Community Manager’s page.  This web page is designed to provide helpful information on the JAG Corp to include general guidance on accessing into the Judge Advocate community as well as information for current JAG officers.

The Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps is a global law firm with over 800 officers who provide solutions, from a military perspective, to legal issues involving military operations, organization, and personnel, wherever and whenever such solutions are required, with primary focus in the following Core Capability areas:

-Operations. Legal issues affecting a commander's ability to conduct military operations across the globe as well as command and control of military force. While traditional areas of international and operational law such as -- law of the sea, law of war, and operational environmental law -- will remain critical, newer disciplines
such as information operations law, operational fiscal law, national security law, and intelligence law will increase
in importance.


-Accountability. Conduct and accountability of military personnel, including maintenance of good order and discipline through military justice advice and services, standards of conduct and ethics, and the investigations leading to accountability decisions.

-Sailor Legal Readiness. The most effective and efficient ways to ensure the readiness of military personnel and their families through provision of legal assistance services.

-Navy Legal Readiness. Organization and maintenance of the Navy including, but not limited to, recruiting, training, organization, equal opportunity, military rights and benefits, freedom of expression, military personnel promotions, nominations, and retirements, claims and litigation.

To learn more about rewarding opportunities for a career as a Navy Judge Advocate, please visit

Judge Advocate General Corps (JAG) - For further information regarding the community please contact the JAG Officer Community Manager.

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