JAG Corps – 1997-2017. Explosive growth

Growth

1997-2017 – JAG grows by 256 % 

 

At present, there is one JAG lawyer for every 314 soldiers.  In Canada, the ratio is one lawyer for every 454 individuals.

Had the size of the Canadian Armed Forces grown by the same ratio than the JAG’s, there would be a total of 180,200 members serving in the military. Instead the size of the CF has shrunk over the 1997-2017 decade.

RANKS 1997 2003 2013 2017
CF Military Lawyers – Regular Force
Major-General/

Brigadier-General

1 1 1 1
Colonel-Captain (Navy) 6 8 10 8
Lieutenant-Colonel/Commander 23 27 32 28
Major/Lieutenant-Commander 41 49 102 108
Captain/Lieutenant (Navy) 10 40 23 62
  81 124 167 207

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