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SUBJ/ACADEMIC YEAR 2019 JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL'S CORPS IN-SERVICE PROCUREMENT
PROGRAM SELECTION BOARD//
AMPN/ JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL'S CORPS IN-SERVICE PROCUREMENT PROGRAM
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces the convening of the Academic Year
2019 (AY-19) Judge Advocate Generals Corps (JAGC) In-Service Procurement
Program (IPP) Selection Board no earlier than February 2019. The JAGC IPP
provides outstanding career-motivated enlisted personnel of all ratings, who
meet the eligibility criteria to earn a commission in the JAGC. The AY-19
board will accept applications for the funded legal education option and the
direct commission option (DCO). The deadline for submitting an application
is 1 December 2018. Applicants for the funded legal education option must
begin law school no later than 30 September 2019.
2. This program is open to active-duty and Navy full-time support enlisted
Sailors in any rating in paygrades E-5 through E-7 at the time of the
application. Applicants must have served on active-duty for a period of no
less than two years and no more than ten years at the time applications are
due. Members of the Individual Ready Reserve or Reservists serving on active
duty for special work, active duty for training, or one-to-three year recalls
are not eligible for this program.
3. Reference (a) provides information on authorized program benefits,
eligibility, obligated service, and program requirements.
Where information differs between this NAVADMIN and reference (a), this
NAVADMIN takes precedence. The requirement in reference (a) for funded legal
education option applicants to submit at least one law school acceptance
letter with the application is replaced by the requirements in paragraph 6c
below to provide an acceptance letter before the board convenes. No other
waivers of application requirements will be granted.
4. Application procedures are provided in reference (a) and this NAVADMIN.
Further program information can be found at
5. Applicants must not have reached their 42nd birthday by the time of
initial appointment. This requirement cannot be waived.
6. Amplifying education information for the AY-19 board.
a. Law School Admission Test (LSAT) exam scores are required for all
b. All applicants must hold a baccalaureate degree from a college or
university listed in the Directory of Accredited Institutions of Post-
Secondary Education, the Higher Education Directory published annually by
Higher Education Publishing Incorporated, or The New York State board of
Regents accrediting agency. Applicants must submit either their official or
unofficial transcripts for all degrees earned and a complete list of all
c. Applicants applying to the funded legal education option must provide
a prioritized list of U.S. law schools accredited by the American Bar
Association (ABA) to which the applicant has applied. Applicants are
encouraged to apply to more than one school. Applicants must apply to at
least one law school in which in-state tuition and fees can be obtained and
one law school near the current duty station of the applicant. Navy
applicants must also apply to one school located in a fleet concentration
area (i.e., Norfolk, VA, Jacksonville/Mayport, FL, San Diego, CA, Pearl
Harbor, HI, or Washington, DC). Applicants must provide a copy of any
acceptance letters received prior to the convening of the selection board.
d. Applicants applying for the DCO must have obtained a law degree
(juris doctor) from a law school considered by the ABA to be accredited at
the time of their graduation from the law school.
e. Applicants for the DCO must submit a letter or certificate of good
standing from the licensing authority admitting the applicant to the practice
of law before a federal court or the highest court of a state, a U.S.
territory, the commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or the District of Columbia.
f. All applicants must obtain a conditional release from their enlisted
community manager (ECM). To obtain a conditional release, an applicant must
submit an Enlisted Personnel Action Request (NAVPERS 1306/7) to their ECM or
detailer as appropriate. The AY-19 JAGC IPP selection board will only
consider enlisted candidates who have a conditional release included in their
7. Applicants must submit their application electronically via AMRDEC SAFE
(https://safe.amrdec.army.mil/safe/guide.aspx) to navyaccessions(at)navy.mil.
If you require an exception to the e- submission policy due to operational
restrictions, please contact
202-685-5273 or navyaccessions(at)navy.mil prior to 1 December 2018.
Additional or amplifying information may be submitted by the applicant to
navyaccessions(at)navy.mil prior to 14 January 2019.
Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the board.
8. In line with reference (a), prior to submitting a completed application,
applicants are required to complete a structured interview with the JAGC.
Structured interviews will be conducted in accordance with policy established
by the Judge Advocate General.
Instructions for scheduling a structured interview may be found at
This requirement is separate from and, in addition to, the command interview.
9. Point of contact is the OJAG Special Assistant for Accessions and can be
reached at (202) 685-5273/DSN 325 or via e-mail at
10. This message is canceled for record purposes on
30 September 2019.
11. Released by Vice Admiral R. P. Burke, N1.//