Lt. Cmdr. Erin M. Baxter-Haynes provided Law of Armed Conflict (LOAC) training to government of Iraq's Ministry of Interior forces and vetted tribal forces at the request of the tribal forces' Coalition trainers.
Lt. Cmdr. Josh Kelne, Lt. Nadine Jenkins, Lt. j.g. Nic Walker, Lt. j.g. Caitlin O'Donnell, and Lt. Julie Gillaspy pose for a photo aboard the USS Iwo Jima prior to embarking on an underway exercise. While aboard, the judge advocates had the opportunity to experience the operational tempo of a forward-deployed unit. Additionally, the judge advocates offered legal assistance services to the ship's crew during the underway exercise.
Hope for the Warriors
Legalman 1st Class Jeneice Annunziato is the Hope for the Warriors (HOPE) April Volunteer of the Month! Annunziato has been a leading volunteer for HOPE in the Dallas-Fort Worth area since 2013. She first learned about HOPE from her former commanding officer in Iraq. Since then she took on an active and larger role with the HOPE family as a volunteer and advocate, and has subsequently become a recognizable face of HOPE in her community.