News & Notes
SPC Erica Rohach, 8th Army court reporter, proudly displays the U.S. Army Trial Judiciary coin she received for her recent success as the Distinguished Honor Graduate for the 64th Basic Court Reporter Course. The supporting team for the Korea/Japan Trial Judiciary, from L to R: SSG Browne, SSG Thompson, SPC Rohach, LTC Martin, and SFC Lewis.
PFC Zanard Allison, 504th MI BDE, sketched a scene from a recent court-martial at Fort Hood, Texas. The SVP, LTC Cormac Smith, was cross-examining the accused while CPT Gabs Lucero looked on as second chair.
On 9 April 2021, SGT Mojet and SPC Richards continued the 2d Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, tradition of winning, with both leaders winning the 1CD Paralegal NCO/Soldier-of-the-Quarter Board. This is the second quarter in a row that 2ABCT has won both the NCO and Soldier category. Pictured from L to R: SGT Moton, SPC Richards, SGT Mojet, SFC Graves, and PFC Lindgren
On 23 April 2021, SPC Jonathan Alvarado (right), of DIVARTY, 4th ID, re-enlisted for 4 years at the Air Force Academy Scenic Lookout. SPC Alvarado used his station-of-choice re-enlistment option to go to Oahu, Hawaii. SPC Alvarado received the oath of enlistment from MAJ KJ Harris (left), DIVARTY, 4th ID, Brigade Judge Advocate.
Members of the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker OSJA as well as the 7th SFG and Alabama National Guard legal teams welcomed MG Risch, Ms. Carlisle, COL Erisman, CW5 Richmond, SGM Quinton, CW3 Marrisette, and MSG Cantrell during an Article 6 visit to the home of Army Aviation in May 2021.
The Fort Belvoir OSJA supported the Fort Belvoir SHARP Office’s Denim Day 2021. The wearing of denim is an affirmation of the participant’s commitment to establishing a command climate of dignity and respect, as well as demonstrates the participant’s pledge to support survivors of sexual assault. Pictured in the back row L to R: Mrs. Karen Shaner (SAUSA Paralegal), Mr. Daryl Coleman (MJ paralegal), SFC Deborah Denney (Chief Paralegal NCO), CPT Brandon Gaskew (AdLaw), CPT Kim Bowman (AdLaw); Kneeling: CPT January Turner (Chief, Military Justice).
On 12 May 2021, the Spartan Brigade Legal Team hiked Mt. Baldy in the “warm” 33-degree weather in Anchorage, Alaska. Pictured from L to R: CPT Weston Harlan (MJA), SGT Robert Perkins (6th BEB Paralegal), SSG Desmond Bradley (Senior Paralegal), PFC Amado Delgado (1-40th CAV Paralegal), SGT Kyle Custer-Jones (725th BSB Paralegal).
MSG Kenneth Acevedo (ARCENT Forward CPNCO), LTC Michael Pratt (ARCENT Forward SJA), and LTC Steven Meints (ASG-K CJA) completed the Norwegian Foot March (30k with 25lbs Ruck) on 7 March 2021 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.