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The Army Lawyer 2019 Issue 5 - The Judge Advocate General's Legal Center & School
The Army Lawyer | Issue 5 2019
The Section 809 Panel's Work
On 8 November 2018, Lieutenant General (Retired) N. Ross Thompson came to The Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School to give the Cuneo Lecture during the contract and fiscal law...
Soldiers and Civilians
By Rebecca E. Ausprung | This edition of The Army Lawyer is devoted to the Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps Civilian. There are nearly 1,500 Civilians, attorneys and...
By Fred L. Borch III | There have always been family connections in our Corps. When it comes to generational connections, history reveals that grandfathers and grandsons, fathers and...
By Major Eduardo A. Palomo | Prosecuting violations of Article 112a,
Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), requires familiarity with
urinalysis procedures, forensic toxicology, hearsay...
By Major Victoria L. Camire | Privacy is one of the biggest problems in this new electronic age.” In these technologically advanced times, Soldiers are discovering more innovative...
Legal Assistance's Leader
By Sean P. Lyons | Melissa J. Halsey, who was recently named Chief of the Office of The Judge Advocate General’s Legal Assistance Policy Division, a civilian role, first joined the Judge...
Funding Determinations for Army IT Acquisitions
By Contract Fiscal Actions Division, Office of the Judge Advocate General | Now more than ever, units seek to acquire the latest technological advances to communicate with ease...
The Army's Broken Personal Property Program
By Major Robert J. Juge III | Anyone who has spent any time in the military realizes that personal property tends to get damaged or go missing with frequent Permanent Change of Station...
Financial Liability in the Command Supply Discipline Program
By Major Thomas P. Burnham | If there were ever an Army program keeping company commanders awake at night, the Command Supply Discipline Program (CSDP) is a contender. The primary goal of...
What is the Contemporaneous Record in a Bid Protest?
By Major Jason W. Allen | Few acquisitions are perfect. When a bid protest is filed that challenges the agency’s conclusions or decisions, there is typically a need to explain the...
The Military Spouse Attorney Hiring Program
By Sarah P. Ford | Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper and the Chief of Staff of the Army General James C. McConville recently emphasized their prioritization of stabilizing the Army...
Embrace Your Team's Conflict
By Kristin J. Behfar | Despite spending most of their careers in top-down management structures, senior military officers eventually find themselves serving in environments where they are...
News and Notes TAL 2019 Issue 5
By Colonel (Retired) Thomas M. Strassburg and Colonel (Retired) Michael B. Kennett | In June 2018, lawyers who served in Vietnam with the 101st Airborne Division (Airmobile) reunited in...
A Brief History of African Americans in the JAG Corps
By Fred L. Borch III | While African Americans have fought in every major American conflict except the Mexican-American War, widespread racial prejudice in U.S. society meant that African...