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Is there a JAG for National Guard?

Is there a JAG for National Guard?

The Army National Guard Judge Advocate General’s Corps attorney is responsible for offering legal support that involves military operations. They primarily focus on the areas of criminal law, legal assistance, civil/administrative law, labor/employment law, international/operational law, and contract/fiscal law.

Do JAGs deploy?

Yes, JAGs do get deployed to areas all over the world. JAGs serve as legal advisers to military commanders and have many responsibilities, including providing legal opinions on whether military actions comply with the laws of armed conflict to prosecuting or defending service members in courts martial. 1.

How hard is it to do JAG?

The initial JAG training can also be difficult for attorneys with families. Training begins with approximately six weeks of officer training focused on leadership skills and military tactics and then approximately ten weeks of JAG school (Marine JAG training is significantly more rigorous).

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What branch is best for Jag?

The Army is indeed the largest of the JAG programs.

Do JAG officers have to go through basic training?

Military officers, including JAG lawyers, do not undertake the same bootcamp-style basic training as enlistees, but they must complete an officer basic course that teaches military protocols and includes physical fitness training. Each branch of service has its own locations for training.

Will the Army National Guard pay for law school?

And the Army is willing to pay the law school tuition, with the help of the Funded Legal Education Program (FLEP). Officers selected for FLEP attend a civilian law school of their choice, for three years of legal studies, while remaining on active duty with full pay and benefits.

Which branch pays JAGs the most?

Coast Guard
Beginning JAG corps salaries vary because each branch has different initial ranks for its JAGs. Coast Guard lawyers start at the highest rank, O-3.