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Re: Military Law

Postby emotiondetector » Tue Nov 19, 2013 11:20 pm


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Re: Military Law

Postby spleenworship » Tue Nov 19, 2013 11:31 pm

Damn. Well... I suppose it could happen tomorrow. If not, maybe December.

Congrats to all those selected! Good job!

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Re: Military Law

Postby Pdk7 » Wed Nov 20, 2013 2:30 am

Are any of you current Army JAGs willing to talk with me about DCC? I have a bunch of questions about what to expect and what goes on there. Thanks!

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Re: Military Law

Postby JAG Dog » Wed Nov 20, 2013 2:41 am

So, I have been lurking since early September as I went through the process, and I found out today that I was accepted into AF JAG. It seems like trends are always changing, so I wanted to start here and update my progress through the process. I will try to inform as to timing of each successive step.

I also want to say that I did not expect to be selected, and that there is cause to hope for those who don't really fit the profile. I went to a top 30-ish law school, where I was bottom 50%. I was not on a journal. I did not do moot court or mock trial. I got a B in evidence. My family has no military history, and aside from signing up for an informational interview my 2L year, I showed no outward interest in JAG. This was my first board.

I did concentrate on practice-based classes, like criminal defense clinic and trial practice. I have a demonstrated commitment to public service throughout law school and since graduating in May of this year. I read this entire thread. I interviewed at a smaller base because I was told that being #1 of 5 interviewed on a base is far better than being #3 of 20. I was meticulous about the application and spent a lot of time preparing for the interview.

Thanks to all those who have contributed to this thread. There really is a wealth of knowledge here.

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Re: Military Law

Postby retna » Wed Nov 20, 2013 9:33 am

Just received the call this morning (eastern time).

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Re: Military Law

Postby howell » Wed Nov 20, 2013 10:17 am

Looks like it was a huge board - about twice the normal size. Kinda unusual.

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Re: Military Law

Postby maxpayne » Wed Nov 20, 2013 10:26 am

howell wrote:Looks like it was a huge board - about twice the normal size. Kinda unusual.


You mind explaining a bit further? Are you a current AF Jag? Thanks!

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Re: Military Law

Postby Fed_Atty » Wed Nov 20, 2013 10:38 am

Navy board met last week.

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Re: Military Law

Postby Dani2920 » Wed Nov 20, 2013 11:04 am

NavyJAG1 wrote:Navy board met last week.


Do you know, on average, how long it takes for results to post after the board meets?

Thank you for the info!

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Re: Military Law

Postby yurishima » Wed Nov 20, 2013 11:29 am

All's quiet on the mid-western front...

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Re: Military Law

Postby 71723 » Wed Nov 20, 2013 11:49 am

Nothing yet on the East Coast. Hoping that the SJA I interviewed with is just awfully busy this morning.

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Re: Military Law

Postby spleenworship » Wed Nov 20, 2013 12:01 pm

Nothing here in the Mountain West.

I'm guessing that if I haven't heard by 5, I'll have to try again in December. That's ok. I would've liked to get in first try, but I knew that wasn't very realistic.


Also, Army and Navy apps are still out. Looking forward to hearing from them here soon too.

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Re: Military Law

Postby maxpayne » Wed Nov 20, 2013 12:07 pm

spleenworship wrote:Nothing here in the Mountain West.

I'm guessing that if I haven't heard by 5, I'll have to try again in December. That's ok. I would've liked to get in first try, but I knew that wasn't very realistic.


Also, Army and Navy apps are still out. Looking forward to hearing from them here soon too.


My thoughts exactly - if I haven't heard by 5, I will just have to hunker down and try again with the AF and also with the Army in December.

Edit: Still quiet in Central Time. Interviewed at Barksdale AFB in Shreveport, LA.

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Re: Military Law

Postby 31415926 » Wed Nov 20, 2013 1:20 pm

Got the call around 8 AM this morning, very excited! I'm wondering if the larger bases will take longer - has anyone heard anything from Andrews?

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Re: Military Law

Postby maxpayne » Wed Nov 20, 2013 1:25 pm

31415926 wrote:Got the call around 8 AM this morning, very excited! I'm wondering if the larger bases will take longer - has anyone heard anything from Andrews?


Time zone?

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Re: Military Law

Postby yurishima » Wed Nov 20, 2013 1:38 pm

Wright-Patterson? Anyone?

...lunch time right now. Maybe he just wanted to wait to make the call on a full stomach!

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Re: Military Law

Postby 31415926 » Wed Nov 20, 2013 1:46 pm

maxpayne wrote:
31415926 wrote:Got the call around 8 AM this morning, very excited! I'm wondering if the larger bases will take longer - has anyone heard anything from Andrews?


Time zone?


EST (Dover AFB).

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Re: Military Law

Postby 31415926 » Wed Nov 20, 2013 1:46 pm

maxpayne wrote:
31415926 wrote:Got the call around 8 AM this morning, very excited! I'm wondering if the larger bases will take longer - has anyone heard anything from Andrews?


Time zone?


Oops, double post.

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Re: Military Law

Postby maxpayne » Wed Nov 20, 2013 1:50 pm

31415926 wrote:Got the call around 8 AM this morning, very excited! I'm wondering if the larger bases will take longer - has anyone heard anything from Andrews?


retna wrote:Just received the call this morning (eastern time).


Congrats yall!

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Re: Military Law

Postby JenBunny » Wed Nov 20, 2013 2:58 pm

Just fyi, I received a call this morning at about 0830EST (from Shaw). Good luck to all still waiting!

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Re: Military Law

Postby 71723 » Wed Nov 20, 2013 5:21 pm

Caved and called the base. "You'll be receiving something in the mail...." So, on to the next board! Congratulations for everyone picked up on this round!

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Re: Military Law

Postby jlady03 » Wed Nov 20, 2013 5:42 pm

Has anyone heard anything from Andrews AFB?

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Re: Military Law

Postby howell » Wed Nov 20, 2013 7:01 pm

maxpayne wrote:
howell wrote:Looks like it was a huge board - about twice the normal size. Kinda unusual.


You mind explaining a bit further? Are you a current AF Jag? Thanks!

Current AF Jag. Looks like I was a bit off the numbers. It looks like the last several boards have selected around 30-40 people. This board selected 60+. Still a pretty big board.

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Re: Military Law

Postby dmp1021 » Wed Nov 20, 2013 7:18 pm

Congratulations to everyone who was selected!
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Re: Military Law

Postby andythefir » Wed Nov 20, 2013 7:29 pm

howell wrote:
maxpayne wrote:
howell wrote:Looks like it was a huge board - about twice the normal size. Kinda unusual.


You mind explaining a bit further? Are you a current AF Jag? Thanks!

Current AF Jag. Looks like I was a bit off the numbers. It looks like the last several boards have selected around 30-40 people. This board selected 60+. Still a pretty big board.


Why would this board be so big? It seems like it should be smaller if anything, given the looming budget cuts.




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