The JAG Corps bids fair winds and following seas to Legalman 1st Class (SW/AW) Juan Marval. Marval retired after his tour as the sole paralegal and office manager of Defense Service Office (DSO) North Branch Office Great Lakes. From left, Marval, Senior Chief Legalman Ruby Carter, and DSO North's Commanding Officer Capt. Paul LeBlanc. DSO North provides the highest quality legal representation to military servicemembers as efficiently as possible, consistent with their ethical obligation to represent clients zealously. They represent servicemembers at administrative separation boards, boards of inquiry and courts-martial, in addition to providing advice to servicemembers on defense-related topics such as nonjudicial punishment.
Navy Achievement Medal
Capt. David Harrison, commanding officer, Region Legal Service Office Southwest (RLSO SW) joined Capt. Yvette Davids, commanding officer, USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) to present the Navy Achievement Medal to Gunners Mate 3rd Class Tyler Lavelle, Operations Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Forni, Operations Specialist Seaman Anthony Cole aboard USS Bunker Hill, Feb. 25. The three Sailors were returning to the ship when they encountered a RLSO SW Sailor in distress. Relying on their training, the three took swift and decisive action to engage the distressed Sailor in supportive conversation and calmly and professionally convinced her to accompany them to the ship, and seek medical attention.
Saint Patrick's Day 5K
Defense Service Office Southeast prepare to run in the Saint Patrick's Day 5K aboard Naval Station Norfolk March 14. Catherine Reap, Lt. Sharlena Williams, Operations Specialist 3rd Class Mischelle Simmons, Legalman 1st Class Carie Sharp, Naval Aircrewman 2nd Class Nicholaus Colone, Fire Controlman 2nd Class Amber Cook, Lt. Kate Shovlin, Lt. Leila Mullican, Lt. Cmdr. Kim Kelly, Lt. Nicole Staring, Cmdr. Meg Larrea, Lt. John Butler, Chief Legalman Rasha Stewart, Senior Chief Legalman Renate Williams, and Lt. Victor Marquez. The Navy encourages exercise as a way to maintain a healthy lifestyle, and fitness is a part of our life.