FY-22 JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERALS CORPS IN-SERVICE PROCUREMENT PROGRAM SELECTION BOARD:
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AMPN/REF A IS JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERALS CORPS IN-SERVICE PROCUREMENT
PROGRAM AUTHORIZATION 111A//
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces the convening of the fiscal year
(FY) 2022 Judge Advocate Generals Corps (JAGC) In-service
Procurement Program (IPP) Selection Board no earlier than February
2022. 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-22 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
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 four years and no more than eight 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 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 2022 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 precedence.
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-22 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 2022. 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 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 NAVPERS 1306/7 to their ECM or detailer as
appropriate. The FY-22 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
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 Wednesday, 15 December 2021. 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) 685-8527 or
firstname.lastname@example.org prior to 20 November 2021. LSAT score
reports and law school acceptance letters may be submitted via
separate correspondence after the deadline, but must be received by
15 January 2022. 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
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 at
This requirement is separate from and in addition to the command
9. Point of contact is the Office of the Judge Advocate General
Accessions Program Manager and can be reached at (202) 685-8527/DSN
325 or via e-mail at email@example.com.
10. Released by Vice Admiral John B. Nowell, Jr, N1.//