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judge advocate

n. pl. judge advocates
1. A commissioned officer in the US Army, Air Force, or Navy assigned to the Judge Advocate General's Corps.
2. A staff officer serving as legal adviser to a commander.
3. An officer acting as prosecutor at a court-martial.
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judge advocate

n, pl judge advocates
(Professions) an officer who superintends proceedings at a military court martial
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n., pl. judge advocates.
a staff officer designated as legal adviser to a commander and charged with the administration of military justice.
[1740–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.judge advocate - an officer assigned to the judge advocate generaljudge advocate - an officer assigned to the judge advocate general
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
commissioned officer - a military officer holding a commission
2.judge advocate - a staff officer serving as legal adviser to a military commander
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
staff officer - a commissioned officer assigned to a military commander's staff
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Translations

judge advocate

n (Mil) → Beisitzer(in) m(f)bei einem Kriegsgericht, Kriegsgerichtsrat m, → Kriegsgerichtsrätin f
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judge advocate

n (Brit) (Mil) → magistrato militare
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(8) These were greatly improved versions of his original manual, as he had obtained input from members of the Judge Advocate General's Department (JAGD), including Captain E.
The sentence in a court martial is determined through deliberations between the Judge Advocate and the board.
General George Washington founded the US Army JAG Corps on July 29, 1775, with the appointment of William Tudor as the Judge Advocate General.
On September 10, 2011, a memorial ceremony was held in Albany, New York, for Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) William Pohlmann, an Army Reserve Judge Advocate assigned to the 4th Legal Support Organization, USAR, who, on September 11, 2001, was on the seventy-ninth floor of the World Trade Center's South Tower when terrorists attacked America by flying aircraft into the World Trade Center.
Allred served as Auxiliary National Commander in 1989-90 and as National Judge Advocate from 1992 to 2005.
The Judge Advocate ruled that the orders given to Kendall-Smith were lawful.
Applicants must send their requests through command channels, including branch managers at the Army Human Resources Command, with a copy furnished to the Office of the Judge Advocate General, ATTN: DAJA-PT (Yvonne Caron), 1777 North Kent Street, Rosslyn, VA 22209-2194.
However, the rotation of military personnel among the staff judge advocate offices hampered the continuity of the program.
When advising the reader what this book is not about, Borch emphasizes that it is neither a history of the Army's Judge Advocate General's Corps nor a history of wartime legal issues.
As he says, it is not just a story about the Judge Advocate General's Corps, but rather a story about judge advocates.
Thomas Romig, assistant judge advocate general for reserve operations and mobilizations, Brig.
Fladeboe (nee Brown) was the first female instructor in the International Law Division at The Judge Advocate General's School, U.S.

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