FY-23 JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERALS CORPS IN-SERVICE PROCUREMENT PROGRAM SELECTION BOARD:
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SUBJ/FY-23 JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERALS CORPS IN-SERVICE PROCUREMENT PROGRAM
AMPN/REF A IS JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERALS CORPS IN-SERVICE PROCUREMENT PROGRAM
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces the convening of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023
Judge Advocate Generals Corps (JAGC) In-Service Procurement Program (IPP)
Selection Board no earlier than February 2023. The JAGC IPP provides
outstanding, career motivated enlisted personnel of all ratings, who meet the
eligibility criteria, the opportunity to earn a commission in the JAGC. The
FY-23 JAGC IPP Selection Board will accept applications for the funded legal
education option (FLEO) and the direct commission option (DCO).
2. This program is open to Active Duty enlisted Sailors and Navy training
and administration of reserve (formerly known as full-time support) personnel
in any rating or military occupational specialty in paygrades E-5 through E-7
at the time of the application. DCO applicants must have served on Active
Duty for a period of no less than 2 years, and no more than 10 years at the
time of commissioning. FLEO applicants must have served on Active Duty for
a period of no less than 4 years, and no more than 8 years at the time legal
training begins. Members of the Individual Ready Reserve or serving on
Active Duty for operational support, Active Duty for training, mobilizations
or one to three year recalls are not eligible for this program. FLEO
applicants selected for the program must begin legal training no later than
September 2023 and prior to the eighth anniversary of their Active Duty
commencement date. Legal training in the program commences as of the date of
reporting for duty under instruction at the unit to which the enlisted Sailor
is assigned while attending law school. The enlisted Sailor is not required
to begin law school courses by this date. All time in service and paygrade
requirements are statutory and cannot be waived.
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
4. Application procedures are provided in reference (a) and this NAVADMIN.
All applicants and endorsing commands should fully read this NAVADMIN,
reference (a), and application guides. All references are available at
5. Applicants must not have reached their 42nd birthday by the time they
commission. This requirement cannot be waived.
6. Amplifying education information for the FY-23 JAGC IPP Selection Board:
a. Law school admission test (LSAT) exam score reports are required for
all applicants. LSAT score reports may be submitted via separate
correspondence after the deadline but must be received by 15 January
2023. Website screenshots of LSAT scores will not be accepted unless an
official score report is not available to LSAT-Flex test takers.
b. All applicants must hold a baccalaureate degree from an
accredited institution at the time of the application deadline.
Applicants must submit their official or unofficial transcripts for
all degrees earned and a complete list of all schools attended.
c. Applicants applying to the FLEO must provide a prioritized
list of U.S. law schools accredited by the American Bar Association
(ABA) to which the applicant has applied or plans to apply.
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, one law school near the applicants
current duty station and one law school located in a Fleet
concentration area (i.e., Norfolk, VA, Jacksonville/Mayport, FL, San
Diego, CA, Pearl Harbor, HI, Bremerton, WA, or Washington, DC).
Applicants are required to apply to at least one law school before
the FY-23 JAGC IPP Selection Board in February 2023 but are strongly
encouraged to apply to law schools before the IPP application
deadline. 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 under provisions established by the ABA at the time of
their graduation from the law school.
e. Applicants for the DCO must submit a current 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 Electronic Personnel Action request,
NAVPERS 1306/7 to their ECM or detailer as appropriate. The FY-23
JAGC IPP Selection Board will only consider enlisted candidates who
have a conditional release included in their program application.
7. Applicants must submit their application electronically via Department of
Defense (DoD) Secure Access File Exchange (SAFE) (https://safe.apps.mil/) to
firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 2359 Eastern Standard Time
Thursday, 15 December 2022.
Applicants or their command may submit the completed application. Once
submitted via DoD SAFE, the submitter of the application must e-mail
email@example.com to provide notification of the submission,
the DoD SAFE file download password and a command point of contact for follow
up information. If an applicant requires an exception to the e-submission
policy due to operational restrictions, please contact (202) 685-5273 or
firstname.lastname@example.org prior to 20 November 2022. LSAT score
reports and law school acceptance letters may be submitted via separate
correspondence after the deadline but must be received by 15 January 2023.
No other additional or amplifying information will be accepted after the
deadline. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the board.
Applicants will be notified directly of board results four to six weeks
following the convening of the selection 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 line with policy
established by the Judge Advocate General. Instructions for scheduling a
structured interview may be found
This requirement is separate from and in addition to the command interview.
9. Point of contact is the Office of the Judge Advocate General Accessions
Program Manager and can be reached at (202) 685-5273/DSN 325 or via e-mail at
10. Released by Rear Admiral J. P. Waters, Acting N1B.//