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First IPP Graduate

Aviation Electrician's Mate 1st Class Christopher Salmon, left, Region Legal Service Office Naval District Washington (RLSO NDW), graduated from George Mason University's law school, earning his Juris Doctor cum laude. This is a landmark achievement, as Salmon is the first U.S. Navy Sailor to earn his law degree through the JAG Corps' relatively new and highly competitive In-Service Procurement Program (IPP).

Retirement

Master Chief Legalman (SW/AW) Paul St. Sauver retired after 30 years of service during a ceremony on April 27, 2017 in San Antonio.

Pacific Partnership

Legalman 2nd Class Sidney Williams helps children practice shooting basketball at the Center for Khanh Hoa Social Protection for a community engagement during Pacific Partnership 2017. Pacific Partnership is the largest annual multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Asia-Pacific and aims to enhance regional coordination in such as medical readiness and preparedness for manmade and natural disasters. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Chelsea Troy Milburn/Released)

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The Convention on the Law of the Sea

Aircraft carriers sail the open water.

The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) supports implementation of the National Security Strategy, provides legal certainty in the world's largest maneuver space, and preserves essential navigation and overflight rights. Over one hundred and sixty nations and the European Union are Party to the Convention – but not the United States, the world's leading maritime nation.

UNCLOS supports implementation of the National Security Strategy, provides legal certainty in the world's largest maneuver space, and preserves essential navigation and overflight rights. Over one hundred and sixty nations and the European Union are Party to the Convention – but not the United States, the world's leading maritime nation.

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