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The Army Lawyer 2019 Issue 2 - The Judge Advocate General's Legal Center & School
The Army Lawyer | 2019 Issue 2
Evolving with the Threat
By Lieutenant General Charles N. Pede | This edition of The Army Lawyer is devoted to our National Security Law Practice. Members of the Regiment should take notice. The Army Lawyer is...
Leading From the Front
By Brigadier General William B. Dyer III | A call to attention. The order is published. Applause rings out. Then the honoree invariably observes that whatever accomplishments were...
The Hesse Jewels Courts-Martial
By Mr. Fred L. Borch | The last “Lore of the Corps” in The Army Lawyer (Issue 1 2019) featured the infamous theft of the Hesse Jewels and a brief look at the follow-on courts-martial...
By Lieutenant Colonel Edward C. Linneweber | The pen is mightier than the sword. As lawyers, we want to believe this. We must believe this. Words matter. Words have consequences. Words...
By Colonel Peter R. Hayden | The judge advocate career model calls for continual professional development throughout the course of one’s service. This includes broadening assignments to...
TRICARE: Another Reason to Stay
By Major Jodie L. Grimm | Ten years ago, as a single, healthy, adventurous twenty-something finishing up law school, none of the benefits offered to military members and their families...
Readiness and the National Environmental Policy Act
By Mr. David B. Howlett | In 2006, the 9th Circuit, in Ilio’ulaokalani Coalition v. Rumsfeld, ruled that the U.S. Army’s plans to stand up a Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT) at a Hawaiian...
Identifying Two Acceptable Offerors in an LPTA Procurement Is Key
By Captain Jeremy D. Burkhart | In a Lowest Priced Technically Acceptable (LPTA) procurement, award is made to the lowest priced offeror who is also deemed to be technically acceptable.1...
Recouping Cleanup Costs with Affirmative Cost Recovery
By Major Josiah T. Griffin | With the affirmative cost recovery (ACR) program, the Environmental Law Division can assist installations in recovering funds spent on environmental cleanup....
The Enigmatic Adjudicator
By Major Michael J. Lebowitz | The Department of Defense (DoD) Consolidated Adjudication Facility (CAF) is an enigma for many DoD personnel holding top secret security clearances. For...
Military Exchange Personnel
By Lieutenant Colonel Daniel R. Kicza | Recognizing the importance of interoperability with our allies, the U.S. Army has fully embraced the Military Personnel Exchange Program (MPEP)....
A JA’s Role at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
By Lieutenant Colonel Evah K. McGinley | Shortly before reporting to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) as the only active duty military attorney assigned to the Office of...
Reflections on Multi-National Interoperability from the IIHL
By Major Phillip C. Maxwell | In amplifying TJAG’s mantra to “Be Ready” we must understand our multi-national partners. If you are to assume anything in a multi-national military...
Are We Allowed To Be There?
By Major Anthony V. Lenze | National security law and fiscal law converge at one word: authority. All military missions cross this legal intersection. The commentary and confusion...
The Changing Face of Warfare
By Major Henry “Wayne” Janoe | Information is altering the character of international conflict in an era of strategic competition, and the U.S. military will not successfully grapple with...
Fostering Enduring Partnerships
By Captain Harry Parent, Captain Reed Lorch, Major Deidre Baker, Lieutenant Colonel Timothy Litka, Colonel Luisa Santiago, Colonel Anthony Adolph, and Colonel William Smoot | Security...
Creativity and Diversity Strengthen the National Security Law Workforce
By Mr. Alan W. Wehb | On 2 May 2011, the President of the United States of America announced that a military operation killed Osama Bin Laden.2 At the President’s direction, “the United States...
By Mr. Bradley J. Huestis and Colonel Sean T. McGarry | The Foundation of Five concept may sometimes be confused with the function of the Chain of Command and noncommissioned officer...