Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

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andrew88
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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby andrew88 » Thu Apr 27, 2017 4:19 pm

PR'd as Alternate for the DA program!

Are all Alternates ranked ?

Good luck to everyone!!

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby Rose41 » Fri Apr 28, 2017 2:09 pm

My status still says "pending" so does that probably mean I have not been professionally recommended?

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby baileymjd » Fri Apr 28, 2017 2:33 pm

Rose41 wrote:My status still says "pending" so does that probably mean I have not been professionally recommended?


Yeah, that's usually what it means if selections have already gone out, but keep applying!! They like re-applicants. Good luck!

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby S. Goodman » Sat Apr 29, 2017 10:03 am

Good Luck everyone. Just for reference, this seems like it was a very very competitive board. This is an excerpt from the powers that be in the jag corps:

"The Spring 2017 Accession Selection Board was held 28-30 March 2017. The board was composed of [OFFICERS].

This board professionally recommended 3I Student Program candidates from a pool of 330 impressive applicants, for a selection rate of 9.3%. The class includes 14 women and 17 men from various backgrounds representing 26 different law schools. Eight have completed internships or externships with the Navy JAG Corps. Our future colleagues are those who continue the high academic and intellectual reputation of the Navy JAG Corps by having participated in moot court and mock trial competitions, as well as having served as editors for law review and other law school journals. They speak a host of languages including Korean, Spanish, Japanese, and Malayalam, and have studied or worked abroad in places such as Costa Rica, Argentina, Germany, Japan and the Northern Mariana Islands.

Many of our future judge advocates have prior military experience, including a former Legalman First Class. Other individuals have worked at the U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Teach for America, and in various state government positions. This class also includes former college athletes in tennis, rugby, lacrosse and soccer. The diversity of skills and backgrounds these impressive candidates bring to the table will strengthen the ability of the JAG Corps to provide superb legal solutions across the full spectrum of missions and operational environments."

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby shintopig » Mon May 01, 2017 1:10 am

S. Goodman wrote:This board professionally recommended 3I Student Program candidates from a pool of 330 impressive applicants, for a selection rate of 9.3%.



Whoah. It was 20%-ish just a couple years ago. Looks like the anticipated build-up is slowing down back to it's regular historical 9%-ish rate.

Congrats to all who were accepted, can't wait to see you all in the fleet!

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby TheSpanishMain » Mon May 01, 2017 4:02 pm

baileymjd wrote: They like re-applicants.


This is true. If you applied and weren't selected, I know it blows but try not to let it get inside your head too much and make you think you suck. JAG accessions is just a weird animal. I've seen people get dinged who, at least on paper, were great applicants, and people who were maybe not as strong get accepted. It's kind of a crapshoot. If you got dinged, it doesn't mean you have a shitty resume or anything. Just means the Magic 8 ball didn't spit your name out on this attempt.

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby TheSpanishMain » Sun May 07, 2017 3:04 pm

A few questions for people at NJS/in the fleet already:

1) When did you get your first duty station?

2) Did you get any time off between NJS and reporting to your first assignment to house hunt?

3) Can you leave the immediate area during NJS?

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby S. Goodman » Mon May 08, 2017 2:37 pm

TheSpanishMain wrote:A few questions for people at NJS/in the fleet already:

1) When did you get your first duty station?

2) Did you get any time off between NJS and reporting to your first assignment to house hunt?

3) Can you leave the immediate area during NJS?


1. It varies based on the Detailer. I knew mine before ods, but not long before. I can't recall how soon before I found out, but I remember being contacted by my sponsor while I was still home waiting to head out.

2. You get your base travel time, which is based on how far away Newport is from your base. Usually about 4 ish days. Any time you take after that is charged as leave. You can get house hunting liberty but you have to ask for it and it's subject to command approval.

3. Yes, but there is a limit you can't go beyond without submitting a chit. It's just a simple form and everyone's get approved. You can basically go wherever you want just have a reasonable plan to get back in time. NYC etc. Boston was within the limit, no chit required. It's a good opportunity to travel!

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby TheSpanishMain » Tue May 16, 2017 2:56 pm

Anyone know when we should see ODS orders? Spoke to the detailer the other day, looks like I'll be in the October ODS/January NJS (late results state.)

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby thelincolnlawyer » Thu Jun 01, 2017 12:28 pm

Is it normal not to get a response after submitting externship materials to the email provided? My recommender did not get a confirmation when they submitted a LOR, and I did not get a response after emailing two questions about the application

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby usn26 » Fri Jun 02, 2017 2:31 am

thelincolnlawyer wrote:Is it normal not to get a response after submitting externship materials to the email provided? My recommender did not get a confirmation when they submitted a LOR, and I did not get a response after emailing two questions about the application


I've never gotten a response.

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby Ramrezyeh » Wed Jun 07, 2017 4:58 am

does any one know what happens with health insurance during the 4 weeks in September/October they kick you back into IRR? I know you don't get paid, but I wasn't sure if they also kicked you off the insurance as well or if you aren't on it at ODS.

Just a random thought I had while sitting here waiting for orders and studying for the bar..

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby TheSpanishMain » Wed Jun 07, 2017 7:45 am

Ramrezyeh wrote:does any one know what happens with health insurance during the 4 weeks in September/October they kick you back into IRR? I know you don't get paid, but I wasn't sure if they also kicked you off the insurance as well or if you aren't on it at ODS.

Just a random thought I had while sitting here waiting for orders and studying for the bar..


Pretty sure you're on your own. I don't think you're on Tricare between ODS-NJS.

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby andrew88 » Thu Jun 08, 2017 12:33 pm

Has anyone from the Spring 2017 board been assigned a recruiter yet?

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby gladiator0flaw11 » Thu Jun 08, 2017 11:51 pm

Invited via Marine Core, what's the difference between area of military if we're in court for a few years? Just need to be off my ADHD meds for 6 months before I ship out

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby TheSpanishMain » Fri Jun 09, 2017 6:07 am

gladiator0flaw11 wrote:Invited via Marine Core, what's the difference between area of military if we're in court for a few years? Just need to be off my ADHD meds for 6 months before I ship out


Is this English?

Anyway, I don't really get what you're asking. What do you mean the difference between "area of military"? Like different geographical assignments? Different services, like Army vs. Navy vs. Air Force? What do you mean you were "invited via Marine Core"? You were offered a commission by the Marine Corps, or you were invited to apply? What exactly are you asking here?

Frankly, you seem pretty lost. I'm skeptical that someone who spells it "Marine Core" got through the application process.

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby Ramrezyeh » Fri Jun 09, 2017 11:43 am

Orders came through for August 13th ODS. It's official.

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby TheSpanishMain » Fri Jun 09, 2017 11:53 am

Ramrezyeh wrote:Orders came through for August 13th ODS. It's official.


Nice. Via email?

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby Ramrezyeh » Fri Jun 09, 2017 12:09 pm

TheSpanishMain wrote:
Ramrezyeh wrote:Orders came through for August 13th ODS. It's official.


Nice. Via email?


Yes.

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby TheSpanishMain » Fri Jun 09, 2017 12:20 pm

Cool. Nothing for me, but I've been told I'll be in the October class anyway.




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