The Army Lawyer 2021 Issue 6 - The Judge Advocate General's Legal Center & School
Court Is Assembled: Servant Leadership By Major General Joseph B. Berger III | It inevitably strikes many as contradictory when I say I struggle with the term "servant leadership."
News and Notes Photo 1 | Fort Sill's own Mrs. Merri Rouleau, legal assistant from the 434th Field Artillery Brigade "Destroyers" is presented a coin of excellence on behalf of the commanding general, U.S. Army Fires Center of Excellence.
Book Review: Red Platoon Reviewed by Major Josiah T. Griffin | There's so much human energy involved— so much courage, so much honor, so much blood—you could easily go a year here without questioning whether any of this needs to be happening in the first place.
Azimuth Check: Pursuing the Path of Servant Leadership By Command Sergeant Major Joshua Quinton | "Would you rather”" is a game that, in its simplest of forms, stimulates conversation among people unfamiliar with each other.
Lore of the Corps: The Corps in Afghanistan By Fred L. Borch III | While many readers will have heard of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who was court-martialed for desertion and misbehavior before the enemy in Afghanistan, few know about the court-martial of a Soldier with a strikingly similar surname—Grover C. Bergdoll.
Practice Notes: Noon on the 20th Day of January By Lieutenant Colonel Micah W. Elggren, Major Brian M. Shust, & Captain Ravi R. Doshi | Every four years, at noon on the 20th day of January, the eyes of the world turn to the west front of the U.S. Capitol to witness the swearing in ceremony for the President of the United States.
Practice Notes: Called to Order By Members of the JAG Corps's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council | When the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council (DEIC) kicked off its inaugural meeting in 2020, it was clear that its mandate was meant to include every core discipline in the Judge Advocate General's (JAG) Corps.
Practice Notes: Army Green By Major Michael T. Davis | Besides being admonished by their leadership not to bother the wildlife and to ensure drip pans are correctly placed in the motor pool, most Soldiers do not concern themselves too much with the environment or the laws governing its protection.
Practice Notes: I Do, But Only in a Jurisdiction with Legal Separation By Major Oluwaseye (Mary) Awoniyi | The amendments to the 2019 Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) not only broadened the crime of adultery to extramarital sexual conduct, but also added a second defense to the offense.
Practice Notes: What All Judge Advocates Should Understand About the Presidential Pardon Power By Major Allyson J. Montgomery | The presidential pardon power has recently received both praise and scrutiny in the news for its use in pardoning individuals accused and convicted of war crimes.
No. 1: Anecdotes from Afghanistan Master Sergeant (U.S. Army, Retired) Jerome Klein | Before our deployment at the start of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM, there was some discussion in 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) about how many legal team members would be taken with the Group headquarters.
No. 2: The Fog After War By Major Todd Chard, with Introduction by Colonel Ryan B. Dowdy | Why submit an article about the challenges of defense article property disposition post-collapse of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GIRoA) when one could write about more intriguing issues associated with all things Afghanistan?
No. 3: Emotional Intelligence Practice for JAG Corps Leaders By Major Pearl K. Sandys | Of the approximately 200-plus military occupational specialties (MOS) in the Army, the 27A MOS is the only one that requires a license to practice the law.
Closing Argument: How Can I Help? By Colonel Keirsten H. Kennedy | When you're a leader—no matter how long you've been in your role or how hard the journey was to get there—you are merely overhead unless you're bringing out the best in your employees.
Closing Argument: The National Security Law Paralegal By Justin Malzac