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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., today applauded the unanimous Senate confirmation of Bobby L. Christine of Evans, Ga., to be U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia.

“Bobby Christine has served our state and nation in countless ways, including in the U.S. military as Judge Advocate General in Iraq, and I look forward to his continued service as U.S. attorney,” said Isakson. “I applaud the Senate for its bipartisan unanimous confirmation of Bobby, and I am proud that he will be serving in this important role.”

Christine was appointed in 2012 to serve as State Judge Advocate for the Georgia National Guard. While also practicing as a litigator at his private firm, Christine and Evans, he has served as a part-time Judge of Magistrate Court for Columbia County since his appointment in 2005. Previously, he served for a decade as a prosecutor in the District Attorney’s Office in Augusta, Ga., and as chief of the Columbia County division.

Christine has also served in the U.S. military, having joined the National Guard at age 17 and earned his commission as an officer at age 19. He has been a combat engineer platoon leader and company executive officer, a Judge Advocate General (JAG) Trial Counsel, Brigade Judge Advocate, and Staff Judge Advocate. Christine earned numerous medals for his meritorious service in Iraq as a Judge Advocate General and a combat engineer with the 265th Engineer Group.

The Southern District of Georgia includes 43 of Georgia’s 159 counties in the southeastern region of the state.