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The Judge Advocate General's Corps of the United States Army, also known as the U.S. Army JAG Corps, is the legal arm of the United States Army, established on J by General George Washington. The Corps is composed of Army officers who are also lawyers and who provide legal services to the Army at all levels of command, and also includes legal administrator warrant officers Branch: United States Army. Although the first American soldiers arrived in Saigon in late , the first Army judge advocate did not deploy to Vietnam until , when Lt. Col. Paul J. Durbin reported for duty. From then until when Saigon fell and the last few U.S. military personnel left Vietnam, Army lawyers played a significant role in what is still America's longest war. Judge Advocates in Vietnam Army Lawyers in Southeast Asia By Frederic L. Borch III. Pages. Published: Although the first American soldiers arrived in Saigon in late , the first Army judge advocate did not deploy to Vietnam until , when Lt. Col. Paul J. Durbin reported for duty. Opinions of the Judge Advocate General of the Army. April 1, to Decem Volume I. Washington: Government Printing Office, xi, pp. Hardcover. Cloth, rubbed, some shelf wear.
Office of the Judge Advocate General: Judge advocates in combat: Army lawyers in military operations from Vietnam to Haiti / (Washington, D.C.: Office of the Judge Advocate General and Center of Military History, U.S. Army: For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., ), also by Frederic L. Borch and Center of Military History (page. As noted, the book's principal theme is the process through which Army judge advocates have, during this period, effected a transcension from their peacetime "garrison" mission, providing legal services only in the traditional areas of military justice, claims, legal assistance, and administrative law, to their current practice-a military legal Author: David E. Graham. Get this from a library! Judge advocates in combat: Army lawyers in military operations from Vietnam to Haiti. [Frederic L Borch] -- A narrative history, includes actions in Vietnam, Grenada, Panama, the Persian Gulf, Somalia, and Haiti, as well as eleven non-combat deployments such as resettlement operations, disaster relief, and. This is a narrative history of Army lawyers in military operations from when the first judge advocate reported for duty in Vietnam-to when the last Army lawyers participating in United Nations operations in Haiti returned home to the United States.4/5(1).
Viewed from this perspective, Judge Advocates in Combat is a contemporary branch history. But, in light of the principal theme-the evolution of the Army lawyer's role from that of a special staff officer providing traditional legal support to the current role in which judge advocates are integrated into operations at all : Judge Advocates in Combat is a valuable resource for Army law-yers,10 commanders, and anyone interested in the role of the judge advo-cate in modern operations. It is well-organized, tightly written, and packed with stories of how judge advocates have used their abilities as soldiers and lawyers to solve problems and enhance mission Size: 50KB. Judge Advocates in Vietnam is not the first book about lawyering in Southeast Asia. On the contrary, Maj. Gen. George 's Law at War, published in , was the first look at what judge advocates did in Vietnam. General Prugh's monograph, however, focuses exclusively on legal work done at Size: 7MB. Origins. A Judge Martial is recorded as serving under the Earl of Leicester in the Netherlands in There were Judge Advocates on both sides during the English Civil War and following the Restoration the office of Judge Advocate of the Army (soon to be known as Judge Advocate General) was established on a permanent basis in Since the Judge Advocate General has been appointed.