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Vice Adm. Lewis Commands Newly Reestablished Navy Second Fleet

The U.S. Navy has named Vice Adm. Andrew Lewis, who formerly commanded Carrier Strike Group 12, as the commander of the newly reestablished U.S. Second Fleet headquartered in Norfolk, Va. Adm. John Richardson, chief of naval operations, administered Lewis' naming ceremony on the USS George H.W. Bush aircraft carrier at Naval Station Norfolk, the Navy said Friday.

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Navy Revives Second Fleet; Adm. John Richardson Comments

Navy Adm. John Richardson, chief of naval operations, announced Friday the service branch has restored the U.S. 2nd Fleet in a move to help address National Defense Strategy objectives. The Navy said Friday the reactivated fleet will manage naval ships, aircraft and landing forces assigned to the East Coast and northern Atlantic Ocean. …

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Navy Begins to Implement Surface Fleet Review Recommendations

The U.S. Navy has started to implement recommendations from a review of accidents involving the service branch’s surface ships in an effort to boost fleet safety and readiness. Adm. Bill Moran, vice chief of naval operations, directed Adm. Phil Davidson, head of the U.S. Fleet Forces Command, to conduct the …

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Adm. John Richardson: USS Fitzgerald, USS John S. McCain Collisions Were ‘Preventable’

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson has said the collision of an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer with a merchant vessel in August and another collision incident involving another U.S. destroyer ship two months prior were both “preventable,” the Navy reported Wednesday. “Both of these accidents were preventable and the respective investigations found …

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Navy Rear Adm. Mary Riggs Assigned as Defense Health Agency R&D Director

Rear Adm. Mary Riggs, commander of the U.S. Navy‘s Reserve Component Expeditionary Medicine, has been assigned as director of research and development at the Defense Health Agency. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson announced Riggs’ new assignment in a Defense Department press release published Thursday. …

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