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Default Air Force Logo 2008 JAG Award Winners Announced
The Judge Advocate General Lt. Gen. Jack L. Rives has announced the 2008 Judge Advocate General Award winners. The award recipients will be formally recognized at an awards banquet during Keystone 2009, the Air Force JAG Corps' Leadership Summit held the last week of October in Dallas, Texas. Albert M. Kuhfeld Award, Outstanding Judge Advocate:
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2009
Default Air Force Logo JAG Airman provides unique service while deployed
At home stations many Air Force attorneys spend their days providing legal counsel and preparing legal documents, but for one Air Force captain being deployed means serving in a unique legal position.Capt. Sophia Crawford, Multi-National Force-Iraq Office of the Staff Judge Advocate; Detention, Judicial and Legal Policy attorney, provides a service
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2009
Default Air Force Logo The Judge Advocate General Appointed to the Grade of Lieutenant General
We are pleased to announce that Major General Jack L. Rives, The Judge Advocate General, has been appointed to the grade of lieutenant general, effective 23 July 2008.
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2008
Default Air Force Logo Air Force Judge Advocate Corps streamlines operations
The Air Force's Judge Advocate General's Corps has a plan to optimize their operations for the 21st century, and move out on Air Force Smart Operations 21. In a recent interview, Maj. Gen. Jack L. Rives, the Air Force's new judge advocate general, said the service's JAG Corps will begin transforming their own legal operations to better meet new Air
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2008
Default Air Force Logo Air Force legal leaders meet with Afghan counterparts
Two Air Force legal leaders visited Southwest Asia in August, stopping in Kabul, Afghanistan, for a two-day seminar with Afghan military legal leaders on the rule of law. Maj. Gen. Jack Rives, Air Force judge advocate general, and Col. Lindsey Graham, appellate military judge, met leaders from the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing legal office, as well
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2008
Despite recent manpower and budget cuts, Air Force bases are still offering personal tax assistance programs to their active duty, Guard, Reserve, civilian and retiree populations. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Luke Borland)
Tax assistance benefit yields big returns
Despite recent manpower and budget cuts, Air Force bases are still offering personal tax assistance programs to their active duty, guard, reserve, civilian, and retiree populations. Last year, Air Force tax center teams filed more than 132,000 federal returns and 74,000 state returns, and saved members approximately $21.5 million in tax preparation
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2008
Default Air Force Logo Air Force goes digital with disciplinary training
When a person signs up for the military, he also signs up for a new system of justice. Although there are many similarities between the civilian and military justice systems, Congress wants to make sure you understand the differences and that's what the Air Force's new military justice training video illustrates. "We have a responsibility to
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2008
Maj. Gen. Jack L. Rives (left), the Air Force Judge Advocate General, hosted a "Heritage to Horizon" meeting recently at Bolling AFB, D.C., along with Maj. Gen. Charles J. Dunlap Jr. (near right), the deputy JAG, and Brig. Gen. Richard C. Harding (far right), selected to command the Air Force Legal Operating Agency at Bolling AFB.  Eleven JAG Corps leaders, all retired general officers or Senior Executive Service civilians, gathered to discuss the way ahead for the corps.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Thomas Dennis) Judge Advocate General holds Heritage to Horizon meeting
Maj. Gen. Jack L. Rives, the Judge Advocate General, recently hosted a "Heritage to Horizon" meeting at Bolling Air Force Base, D.C. Eleven JAG Corps leaders, all retired general officers or Senior Executive Service civilians, gathered to discuss the way ahead for the corps. The group brought hundreds of years of service to the table, and their
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2008
Maj. Gen. Jack L. Rives discusses airfield operations with Lt. Col. Warren Barlow at an undisclosed location Nov. 8 in Southwest Asia. General Rives' visit included reviewing the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing's legal programs and meeting with deployed Airmen from units around the world. Geeral Rives is the Air Force judge advocate general and Colonel Barlow is the 386th Air Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tia Schroeder) AF top JAG: 'Rule of law' critical for success in Iraq
A fair justice system, which holds people accountable for their actions, is vital in stopping the violence in Iraq, said the Air Force's top judge advocate general recently during a tour of Southwest Asia. Maj. Gen. Jack L. Rives visited the men and women of the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing during a tour here and also visited Airmen at Camp Bucca,
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2008
Staff Sgt. Kevin Harvey secures a weapons carriage with GBU-39/B small diameter bombs to an F-15E Strike Eagle. Sergeant Harvey is assigned to the 379th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ricky Best) 
Don't overlook airpower in joint counterinsurgency doctrine
The counterinsurgency manual used by U.S. Soldiers and Marines undervalues the role airpower plays in fighting insurgencies, stated a monograph recently published by Air University officials. That guidance, designated Field Manual 3-24 by the Army and Warfighting Publication 3-33.5 by the Marine Corps, has been widely celebrated since its
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2008
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