judge advocate general


Definition of judge advocate general

: the senior legal officer and chief legal adviser in the army, air force, or navy

Examples of judge advocate general in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ferguson, who is based in Texas, is also a judge advocate general in the Air Force Reserve but spoke to the Union-Tribune in his capacity as a civilian lawyer. Alex Riggins, San Diego Union-Tribune, 6 Aug. 2021 Arguelles earlier served as an attorney for Stevens, O’Connell & Jacobs starting in 2005 and was a judge advocate general in the U.S. Army Reserve. Phil Willon, Los Angeles Times, 7 June 2021 Valenzuela is the daughter of a U.S. Army veteran and Moore is a former judge advocate general who retired after serving 20 years in the U.S. Army Reserves and active duty in the National Guard. Elizabeth Zavala, ExpressNews.com, 6 Aug. 2020 The suit is led by pastor Rich Penkoski, former judge advocate general Chris Sevier, and D.C. lobbyist Tex Christopher. Mica Soellner, Washington Examiner, 12 June 2020 Pulliam then spent three years as a judge advocate general in the Marines. Guillermo Contreras, ExpressNews.com, 9 Aug. 2019 In addition to being a Rotarian, Burton also is a member of Katy VFW Post 9182 and a past judge advocate general of the U.S. Veterans of Foreign Wards and past state of Texas judge advocate of VFW. Staff Report, Houston Chronicle, 30 May 2018 Burton, who’s belonged to the Katy VFW Post since 1997, now serves as a board member of the Department of Texas Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation and is a past judge advocate general of the U.S. VFW. Karen Zurawski, Houston Chronicle, 23 May 2018 Their 30-something son built an impressive resume himself — Adam Laxalt, a former Navy judge advocate general, is now the Nevada attorney general. USA TODAY, 13 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of judge advocate general

1680, in the meaning defined above

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“Judge advocate general.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/judge%20advocate%20general. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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Judge Advocate General

plural Judge Advocates General

Legal Definition of Judge Advocate General

: the senior legal officer and chief legal adviser in the army, navy, or air force


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