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Vice Adm. Robert Sharp, Director of NGA, Announced as Keynote Speaker for Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Intel Summit on July 31st

Vice Adm. Robert Sharp, the director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and 2019 Wash100 Award recipient, will be featured as a keynote speaker for Potomac Officers Club’s 6th Annual Intel Summit on July 31st. Don’t wait to register for the summit right here.

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Navy Seeking to Establish Analytics Unit Addressing Fleet Readiness

Adm. Christopher Grady, head of the U.S. Fleet Forces Command, said during the WEST 2019 conference he intends to create a Fleet Analytics Office supporting the U.S. Navy fleet readiness efforts, USNI reported Tuesday. Grady noted that the new office will use real-time reporting systems to handle data collection and risk assessment operations under the Revolutionize Readiness Campaign Plan initiative.

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Christopher Grady: Navy, Industrial Base Need to Adjust for Maintenance, Modernization Demands

During a Surface Navy Association event, Adm. Christopher Grady, commander of U.S. Fleet Forces Command, said the U.S. Navy and industrial base need better flexibility to accelerate shipbuilding and maintenance operations, USNI News reported Thursday. Grady noted the industrial base’s growth rate is not keeping up with the Navy’s maintenance demands, with the suppliers being “optimized for cost efficiency” as a result.

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Navy Preps to Return Littoral Combat Ships to Missions in FY19

The U.S. Navy plans to resume deployment of its Littoral Combat Ships this fall following a delay in 2018 due to challenges in manning and advanced training, USNI News reported Monday. Vice Adm. Richard Brown, commander of Naval Surface Forces, said the service branch intends to return three LCS before fiscal year 2019 ends in September.

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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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Adm. Philip Davidson nominated as U.S. Pacific Command head

Adm. Philip Davidson, head of the U.S. Fleet Forces Command, has been nominated for assignment as commander of the U.S. Pacific Command and for reappointment to the rank of admiral. President Donald Trump’s nomination of Davidson was announced by Defense Secretary James Mattis in a Defense Department press release issued …

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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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