NAVY - SECNAV 1120.9B
(ASN(M&RA)) DESIGNATION OF OFFICERS OF THE REGULAR MARINE CORPS AND MARINE CORPS RESERVE AS MARINE CORPS JUDGE ADVOCATES
|Publication Date:||10 October 2018|
Purpose. To revise regulations governing the designation of unrestricted commissioned officers as judge advocates in the Regular Marine Corps and Marine Corps Reserve. These regulations include the following:
a. The qualifications required for a commissioned officer in the Marine Corps, appointed in the Regular or Reserve component under reference (a), or in either component through interservice transfer from another uniformed Service under references (b) and (c), to be designated as a Judge Advocate;
b. The application process required to be designated as a Judge Advocate; and
c. The award of entry grade credit to Judge Advocates under section 533 of reference (d) and 1(b) of reference (e), enclosure (1).
Applicability. Applies to all individuals designated as Judge Advocates in the Marine Corps following their appointment as Regular or Reserve unrestricted commissioned officers in the Marine Corps. This includes those officers who have been transferred into the Marine Corps from another uniformed Service, Reserve officers transferred into the Regular component, and unrestricted commissioned officers in the Marine Corps designated from another skill into the Judge Advocate skill.
a. Additional guidance on the interservice transfer of officers from other uniformed Services into the Marine Corps is found in reference (f).
b. Additional guidance on the transfer of Reserve officers into the Regular component is found in reference (g).
c. Additional guidance on the Law Education Program is found in reference (h).