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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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Rear Adm. Nancy Norton Named DISA Vice Director

Rear Adm. Nancy Norton, former U.S. Navy director of warfare integration for information warfare, has been named vice director of the Defense Information Systems Agency. DISA said Norton will help manage the agency’s more than 8,000 personnel and $11 billion annual budget in her new position. Norton noted her top priorities …

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Adm. John Richardson Releases Navy Civilian Workforce Framework

Adm. John Richardson, chief of naval operations, has issued a framework on how to help boost the U.S. Navy‘s civilian workforce and called on other commands to develop strategies that will support service branch-wide goals, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Jared Serbu writes the framework covers a model for a civilian Navy …

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USS Zumwalt Destroyer Sails to Baltimore Ahead of Commissioning Ceremony

The USS Zumwalt guided missile destroyer has sailed from Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia in preparation for a commissioning ceremony in Baltimore, USNI News reported Friday. The ship left earlier than scheduled in an effort to avoid Hurricane Matthew after it received repairs at the naval station, Sam LaGrone writes. Chief of Naval Operations …

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Rear Adm. Christopher Grady Nominated to Multiple Navy Leadership Roles

President Barack Obama has nominated Rear Adm. Christopher Grady, commander of Naval Surface Force Atlantic, as commander of U.S. 6th Fleet, Task Force 6, Striking and Support Forces NATO and the European Joint Force Maritime Component Command. Grady’s nomination also includes deputy commander roles for U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa and …

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