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Exercise Cutlass Express 2017

Cmdr. Andrew Wilkes, a legal advisor assigned to U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, discusses the implementation of a United Nations Security Council resolution with Geeandeo Cheetamun, Mauritian Chief Inspector of Police during Exercise Cutlass Express 2017. The exercise is sponsored by U.S. Africa Command and conducted by U.S. Naval Forces Africa to assess and improve combined maritime law enforcement capacity and promote national and regional security in East Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Justin Stumberg/Released)


Lt. Misa Scharfen and Lt. Brian Yang, assigned to Region Legal Service Office Naval District Washington (RLSO NDW), have their new rank pinned on by U.S. Marine Corps retired Col. John Scharfen and Cmdr. Ryan Stormer, executive officer of RLSO NDW, at a promotion ceremony at the Washington Navy Yard Courtroom on Feb 1.

C3F Sailor of the Year

Vice Adm. Nora Tyson, Commander U.S. 3rd Fleet and Fleet Master Chief Mark Bather congratulate Legalman 1st Class (ID) Kashetah L. Bedford on receiving the honor of Sailor of the Year. Bedford, assigned to Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet, as the Fleet Legal Office Leading Petty Officer, leads 11 Sailors spanning five diverse work centers and four different ratings. She is responsible for the organization and management of the Fleet Legal Office and she expertly supervised the administration of military justice and legal assistance issues for 3rd Fleet and seven subordinate Flag level staffs.
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