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Meritorious Service Award

Legalman 1st Class Evelin Garcia, Region Legal Service Office Northwest, received the 2017 National Image Meritorious Service Award. The award honors those who supported the DoD mission, oversea contingency operations, or whose attributes best epitomized the qualities and core values of their respective Military Service or Agency.

NJP Training

Legalman 2nd Class Ashley E. Price conducts training on Non-Judicial Punishment (NJP) with first tour judge advocates Lt. Jason L. Kim, Lt. j.g. Kristin Shaulis, and Lt. j.g. Carolyn Schnurr at Naval Air Technical Training Center, Pensacola, Fla. NJP provides commanders with an essential and prompt means of maintaining good order and discipline and also promotes positive behavior changes in service members without the stigma of a court martial conviction.

USS Henry M. Jackson

Lt. Cmdr. Kathryn Paradis, assigned to commander, Submarine Group 9, sits at the helm during a tour of the Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Henry M. Jackson (SSBN 730). Henry M. Jackson is one of eight ballistic-missile submarines stationed at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor providing the most survivable leg of the strategic deterrence triad for the United States. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. Michael Smith/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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