AS THE DICTIONARY STATES, JAG IS AN ABBREVIATION FOR: "judge advocate general n. pl. judge advocates general or judge advocate generals Abbr. JAG The chief legal officer of a branch of the U.S. armed forces.F LEGAL" I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW, IF JAG STANDS FOR ONLY ONE CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER (LAWYER) THAT HAS THE RANK OF A GENERAL?? OR SEVERAL MILITARY LEGAL OFFICERS (RANKED AS GENERALS)??. FURTHER EXPLANATION ABOUT THIS SYSTEM OR BRANCH (THE PURPOSE OR FUNCTIONS OF THAT BRANCH) WILL BE APPRECIATED. KINDLY YOURS.