News September 29th 2023


Navy Victims’ Legal Counsel Program Marks 10th Anniversary

September 29th, 2023

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Navy Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps commemorated the 10th anniversary of the Navy Victims’ Legal Counsel Program (VLCP) founding during a ceremony aboard the Washington Navy Yard on Sept. 29. VLCP – which provides legal services to survivors of sexual offenses or domestic violence – was first established during the summer of 2013.

“Throughout the past decade, VLCP has been at the forefront of victim advocacy, …


NAVSTA Rota’s New VLC, Lt. Christopher Salmon

September 29th, 2023

For a victim of sexual assault, finding someone to trust and guide them through the complex maze of medical, legal, and administrative systems can be overwhelming. This is where the Victims’ Legal Counsel (VLC) can help take some of the burden by advising and advocating for the victim.

“As the VLC, we understand the processes, and by talking with the client and understanding their end goal, we know the pathway …