An official website of the United States government
Here's how you know
A .mil website belongs to an official U.S. Department of Defense organization in the United States.
A lock (lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .mil website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.


JAG Reporter Archive

Collection of JAG Reporter articles and AFJAGS podcasts.

Online PDFs

DOMAIN TITLE AUTHOR DATE
Civil Law The Importance of Building Rapport with Crime Victims Maj Melissa Ken and Maj Joseph Lingenfelter 19 Jan
DOMAIN TITLE AUTHOR DATE
All Domains JAG Corps Scholarly Articles and Writings JAG Corps 29 Dec
Leadership End of Year Reflection Col Mark Hoover, Lt Col Sarah Edmundson, and CMSgt Lindsey Wolf 28 Dec
Civil Law Special Education Legal Assistance Ms. Sharon J. Ackah 1 Dec
Civil Law Acquiring Machine-Readable Data for an AI-Ready Department of the Air Force Maj Andrew Bowne and Capt Ryan Holte 29 Nov
Leadership Veterans Day Reflections on Deployment Maj Allison K.W. Johnson 7 Nov
Leadership Seven Pillars for Building Tomorrow’s Air Force Leaders (Timeless Leadership Series) Lt Col Timothy Cothrel (reprint from 2004) 20 Oct
Military Justice & Discipline A Review of 2022 Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces Updates to Military Rule of Evidence 513 Capt Rocco Carbone, III and Capt Christina Heath 27 Sept
Leadership Acknowledgment (Timeless Leadership Series) Maj Gen Robert Gruber (reprint from 2002) 17 Aug
All Domains The Centaur’s Dilemma: National Security Law for the Coming AI Revolution LTC Timothy Litka 13 Jul
Military Justice & Discipline A Corps-Wide Strategic Approach to Combating Vicarious Trauma Maj Daria Awusah 24 Jun
Civil Law Is a Defense Contractor Knocking on Your Door? Best Practices for Engaging with Existing and Potential Defense Contractors Ms. Libbi J. Finelsen 17 Mar
Book Review Nothing. Everything. A Review of Fulfillment: Winning and Losing in One-click America, by Alec MacGillis Lt Col Daniel Schoeni 17 Feb
DOMAIN TITLE AUTHOR DATE
Operations & International Law Taking to the Skies: The Future of Renewed Air Drug Interdiction in Latin America Capt Karina Osgood 10 Dec
Operations & International Law Primer: A Practicing Attorney’s Guide to Artificial Intelligence Maj David Jacobs and Capt Fleming Keefe 27 Oct
Military Justice Decrypting Bitcoin and Blockchain for Military Lawyers Lt Col Dean Korsak and Maj Erik Fuqua 23 Sept
Leadership Immersive Technology: The Future of Air Force JAG Corps Training Maj Danielle Crowder 24 Aug
Operations & International Law In Memoriam: Colonel W. Hays Parks Maj R. Scott Adams 24 June
Military Justice & Discipline Article 6b Representative: Who Is It and Why Do I Care? Capt Heather Houseal 27 May
Military Justice & Discipline Government Discovery Obligations in Courts-Martial Involving Confidential Informants Maj Robert Miller 29 Apr
Military Justice & Discipline Lt Col Andrew Norton 19 Mar
Operations & International Law Moon Wars: Legal Trouble in Space and Moon Law Capt Bryant Mishima-Baker 4 Mar
Military Justice & Discipline Show Me The Money: Financial Records Investigative Subpoenas and Article 30a of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) Maj Michael Pierson and Maj Ryan Fisher 11 Feb
Civil Law Mr. Michael Casillo 28 Jan
Military Justice & Discipline AFSOUTH’s Role in Peru’s Transition to an Adversarial Military Justice System Lt Col Daniel Schoeni 14 Jan
Operations & International Law
DOMAIN TITLE AUTHOR DATE
Operations & International Law The Killing of Qassem Soleimani Assassination or Lawful Military Strike? Lt Col Scott Hodges 29 Oct
Civil Law Equal Protection Under Environmental Law? Defending Federal Installations from Discriminatory State Fines Maj Mark Coon 6 Oct
Military Justice & Discipline Why the Air Force’s Current Guidance on Admitting Hearsay at Sexual Assault Discharge Boards Violates the Fifth Amendment Capt Ryan Crnkovich and Capt Adam Merzel 14 Sept
Book Review Forewarned is Forearmed: A Review of The United States v. You: A Practical Guide to the Court-Martial Process for Military Members and Their Families Lt Col Jeremy McKissack 27 Aug
Civil Law Protect Against Mayhem: The Military Lending Act May Not Let Service Members Protect Against Mayhem Col John Loran Kiel, Jr. 22 Jul
Military Justice & Discipline The Procedural Guide Lt Col Bryon Gleisner 5 Jun
Civil Law Hurricane Michael Response: Medical Legal Considerations Before, During, and After a Natural Disaster Maj Vincent DeFabo 21 May
Operations & International Law W. Hays Parks and the Law of War Maj R. Scott Adams 26 Mar
Civil Law Gone Fishin’: Discovery and Personnel Records Capt James Woodruff II 18 Feb
Operations & International Law The JAG in the Arena: The Ethical Challenges of the Operational Lawyer Lt Col Jason DeSon 6 Feb
Book Review Perilous Times: Free Speech in Wartime Capt Matthew Blyth 22 Jan
Civil Law “More than a Dependent”: Legal Professionals Advocating for Legislative Changes for Professional Military Spouses Employment Lt Col Charlton Meginley 10 Jan
DOMAIN TITLE AUTHOR DATE
Leadership The Captain's Choice Lt Col Matthew Dunham 19 Dec
Military Justice & Discipline Avoiding Voir Dire Pitfalls Lt Col Willie (Will) Babor 5 Dec
​Operations & International Law Playing the MIDFIELD: It’s High Time to Recognize Law as an Instrument of National Power Col Jeremy Weber 4 Nov
Civil Law Confronting a Worst Case Scenario: Tyndall AFB & Hurricane Michael Lt Col Daniel Watson 23 Oct
Civil Law Beyond Snowden: Understanding the Military Whistleblower Protection Act Lt Col Aaron Jackson 22 Aug
Book Review Civil Protections and Remedies for Servicemembers Ms. Cornelia Weiss, Col (Ret), USAF 8 Aug
Book Review The Law of War: A Detailed Assessment of the U.S. Department of Defense Law of War Manual Mr. Brian Cox, CAPT (Ret), USA 18 Jul
Book Review Crazy Horse and Custer: Lessons in Freedom through Discipline from Two American Warriors Maj Christopher Stein 19 Jun
Civil Law Culture Wars: The Clash Between Religion and the Rights of Same-Sex Members in the United States Air Force Mr. Thomas Becker, Col (Ret), USAF 6 Jun
Military Justice & Discipline Administrative Investigations and Non-judicial Punishment in Joint Environments Capt Balaji Narain & Capt Dustin Banks 23 May
Operations & International Law
Military Justice & Discipline R.C.M. 905(e)’s New, Incomprehensible Standard Mr. James Young, Col (Ret), USAF 9 May
Military Justice & Discipline “Why We Fight”: The Importance of Advocacy Training at The Judge Advocate General’s School Lt Col Charles Warren 25 Apr
Operations & International Law Autonomous Weapons Need Autonomous Lawyers Col Walter “Frank” Coppersmith 10 Apr
Civil Law Can You Do That? Recognizing Collateral Attacks on Military Sexual Assault Testimony through the Civil Discovery Rules in State Court Maj Douglas DeVore II 28 Mar
Military Justice & Discipline
Civil Law Understanding Environmental Remediation On An Air Force Installation Maj Michael Schrama 6 Mar
Civil Law Advising the Undocumented Military Spouse Capt Aaron R. Petty 20 Feb
Civil Law Nothing Says ‘I Love You’ Like a Contract Capt Matthew Ormsbee 6 Feb
Military Justice & Discipline How to Achieve Success in Federal Magistrate Court Capt David Rolek & Capt Gabriel Bush 23 Jan
Leadership A Movement for Temperance: A Principle, a P.O.W., and a Values-Based Plan for the Future Force Lt Col Benjamin Martin 9 Jan
DOMAIN TITLE AUTHOR DATE
Operations & International Law Are We There Yet? Applying the Legal Framework of Anticipatory Self-Defense to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Maj Megan Mallone and Capt Christine Seibert 13 Dec
Military Justice & Discipline Fighter Feedback: Utilizing F-15 Debrief Techniques to Improve Courtroom Performance Maj Benjamin Martin and Maj Mark Perry 28 Nov
Operations & International Law New Operations Law Training for a New Chapter in Colombian History Lt Col Steven Loertscher and Lt Col Jennifer Sanchez 7 Nov
Military Justice & Discipline The Court-Martial of Private Vasily Shabunin: An Obscure Trial and Its Lasting Impact on Novelist Leo Tolstoy Maj R. Scott Adams 24 Oct
Leadership President Abraham Lincoln: Embodiment of Transformational Leadership Maj Michael Schrama 10 Oct
Operations & International Law Enhancing Multi-Domain Command and Control: Attorneys and Paralegals Join the Fight in Exercise BLUE FLAG Col Michael Lewis, Maj Rodney Glassman, Maj Trenton White, and Capt John Kalis 18 Sept

Print Archive

Podcast Archive (Transcripts)

The following are from audio recordings. Although the transcription is largely accurate; in some cases, it may be incomplete, or inaccurate due to inaudible passages or transcription errors.
Episode Title
Episode 65 Orbital Debris with Maj Edwin Kisiel
Episode 64 Women’s History in the Air Force with Maj Marissa Kester - Part 2
Episode 63 Women’s History in the Air Force with Maj Marissa Kester - Part 1
Episode 62 A Day In The Life of Ivan Denisovich - A Book Review with Dr. Liz Woodworth and Lt Col Charles Gartland
Episode 61 Lawcraft: Deciphering China’s Approach Toward International Law with Capt Matt Ormsbee – Part 2
Episode 60 Lawcraft: Deciphering China’s Approach Toward International Law with Capt Matt Ormsbee – Part 1
Episode 59 Unconscious Bias with Col Jerime Reid – Part 2
Episode 58 Unconscious Bias with Col Jerime Reid – Part 1
Episode 57 What’s Up with China? – with Lt Col Charles Gartland
Episode 56 The Caine Mutiny - A Book Review with Lt Col Charles Gartland
Episode 55 Defense Health Agency Transition with Lt Col Robert Vorhees and Lt Col Justin Swick
Episode Title
Episode 54 Mental Health After Afghanistan with Maj Levi Cole
Episode 53 Book Review – Lincoln on Leadership with Lt Col Charles Gartland
Episode 52 2021 Military Justice Update with Maj Ryan Brunson & Maj Jessica Delaney
Episode 51 The First Amendment in the Military with Major Alan Serrano - Part 2
Episode 50 The First Amendment in the Military with Maj Alan Serrano - Part 1
Episode 49 PME at SOS and ISOS with Capt Kevin Malloy and Capt Jeremy Driggs
Episode 48 Civil Air Patrol with Maj Brittany Byrd
Episode 47 The Commander's Role in the Military Justice System with Professor Dave Schlueter -Part 2
Episode 46 The Commander's Role in the Military Justice System with Professor Dave Schlueter -Part 1
Episode 45 A View From the Bench - Family Law Domestic Cases with Col Benjamin Bowden - Part 2
Episode 44 A View From the Bench - Family Law Domestic Cases with Col Benjamin Bowden - Part 1
Episode 43 The Paralegal Air Force Reserve Component with CMSgt Lisa List & MSgt Troy Tobaben - Part 2
Episode 42 The Paralegal Air Force Reserve Component with CMSgt Lisa List & MSgt Troy Tobaben - Part 1
Episode 41 Volunteering for the Air Force Barrier Analysis Working Group with Maj Alea Nadeem and Maj Sam Sliney
Episode 40 Space Force, Resiliency and Mindset with CMSSF Roger Towberman
Episode 39 Air Force JAG Corps Air Reserve Component with Brig Gen Mitch Neurock, Lt Col Rebecca Otey & Capt Amanda Wang - Part 2
Episode 38 Air Force JAG Corps Air Reserve Component with Brig Gen Mitch Neurock, Lt Col Rebecca Otey & Capt Amanda Wang - Part 1
Episode 37 Digital Transformation with Colonel Sheri Jones and Mr. Dan O’Connor
Episode 36 The Legal Profession in 2021 & Beyond with ASU Law School Dean Doug Sylvester & Assistant Dean Ray English
Episode 35 The Air Force We Need with CMSAF JoAnne Bass
Episode 34 Defense Personal Property Program with Mr. Rick Marsh and Mr. Bradley Richardson – Part 2
Episode 33 Defense Personal Property Program with Mr. Rick Marsh and Mr. Bradley Richardson – Part 1
Episode 32 Wind Energy Boom with Mr. Jim Cannizzo
Episode 31 Environmental Law & Air Force Operations with Mr. Joseph Miller
Episode Title
Episode 30 Decorated Combat Paralegal with MSgt Austin Hardin
Episode 29 Birth of the SVC Program with (Ret.) Lt Gen Richard Harding – Part 2
Episode 28 Birth of the SVC Program with (Ret.) Lt Gen Richard Harding – Part 1
Episode 27 Busting Polygraph Myths with Lt Col Carlos Colon – Part 2
Episode 26 Busting Polygraph Myths with Lt Col Carlos Colon – Part 1
Episode 25 Joint Force Leadership with Brig Gen James Demarest – Part 2
Episode 24 Joint Force Leadership with Brig Gen James Demarest – Part 1
Episode 23 Emotional Intelligence & Personality Profiles with (Ret.) Lt Col Megan Allison & Lt Col Brandie Jeffries - Part 2
Episode 22 Emotional Intelligence & Personality Profiles with (Ret.) Lt Col Megan Allison & Lt Col Brandie Jeffries - Part 1
Episode 21 Space Law & the New U.S. Space Force with Lt Col James Gutzman
Episode 20 Defense Support to Civil Authorities & Domestic Operations with (Ret.) Lt Col R. Curtis McNeil – Part 2
Episode 19 Defense Support to Civil Authorities & Domestic Operations with (Ret.) Lt Col R. Curtis McNeil – Part 1
Episode 18 Leadership Through Disruptive Innovation with (Ret.) Lt Gen (Dr.) Paul K. Carlton Jr. – Part 2
Episode 17 Leadership Through Disruptive Innovation with (Ret.) Lt Gen (Dr.) Paul K. Carlton Jr. – Part 1
Episode 16 Vietnam POW & Tap Code with (Ret.) Col Carlyle “Smitty” Harris – Part 2
Episode 15 Vietnam POW & Tap Code with (Ret.) Col Carlyle “Smitty” Harris – Part 1
Episode 14 How to Innovate with (Ret.) Col Bill DeMarco – Part 2
Episode 13 How to Innovate with (Ret.) Col Bill DeMarco – Part 1
Episode 12 Exchange Officer Program with Maj Chris Bailey
Episode 11 Career Path with Brig Gen Mark Maldonado – Part 2
Episode 10 Career Path with Brig Gen Mark Maldonado – Part 1
Episode 9 Effective Listening with (Ret.) Maj Eric McGreevy
Episode 8 JAG Successfully Argues before U.S. Supreme Court with Capt Thomas Govan – Part 2
Episode 7 JAG Successfully Argues before U.S. Supreme Court with Capt Thomas Govan – Part 1
Episode 6 Law as an Instrument of National Power with Col Jeremy Weber