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Navy Commissions First UAS-Focused Test Squadron

The U.S. Navy has designated a new squadron tasked to test and evaluate unmanned aircraft systems for the service branch and the U.S. Marine Corps, with Cmdr. Matthew Densing serving as leader. 

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Preliminary Analysis Shows Castor Seeds, Not Ricin, on Pentagon-Bound Envelopes

A preliminary investigation has shown that the mysterious substance found on envelopes addressed to Defense Secretary James Mattis and Chief of Naval Operations John Richardson is castor seeds, The Hill reported WednesdayDefense Department spokesperson Dana White revealed the results of the initial analysis to The Hill via a statement, noting, however, that the FBI is still conducting further tests.

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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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