2nd (Gryphon) Fleet

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Welcome to The Second Naval District
&
Gryphon Fleet

Second Fleet was established in 2011 through Naval Directive 11FB-03, which appointed Antonio Lopes to the position of Commanding Officer of Second Fleet and Second Naval District and brevetted him to the rank of Rear Admiral of the Red.

Operations commenced on 30 August, 2011 with the commissioning of the fleet’s first ship, HMS Merlin (CA-270) in Minneapolis, founded and commanded by then – Captain j.g. John Neitz. 30 August is still observed annually as “Gryphon Fleet Day,” and HMS Merlin bears the title “First in Second Fleet.”

John Neitz relieved Admiral Lopes in August, 2014; and retained fleet command until handing it off on June 1, 2019. In that time, Gryphon Fleet saw explosive growth, and truly earned the designation ‘Second to None’.

Gryphon Fleet is currently commanded by Rear Admiral of the Red Geoffrey Strayer, and has expanded to 28 hyper-capable ships, and 5 LACs.

Gryphon Fleet Demographics

Take a moment to learn a bit about who we are.

Gryphon Fleet Command Team

Vice Admiral of the Red John Neitz

Vice Admiral of the Red John Neitz

CO, 2nd (Gryphon) Fleet

 

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Rear Admiral of the Red Geoffrey Strayer

Rear Admiral of the Red Geoffrey Strayer

CO, 2nd (Gryphon) Fleet

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Deputy Fleet Commander

Senior Master Chief Petty Officer Kevin Walsh

Senior Master Chief Petty Officer Kevin Walsh

Fleet Bosun

Previous Second Fleet Commanding Officers

Vice Admiral of the Red John Neitz, Earl Westmarch – Click for Full Bio

Fleet Communications

Orders, promotions, and other updates from Gryphon Fleet.
Fleet Order 2004-D

Fleet Order 2004-D

To:    All TRMN personnelFrom:    Commanding Officer 2nd Fleet.Re:    Supplemental Awards, Capricon 2020 GRYPHON FLEET ORDER 2004-D, 30APRIL2020 These additional awards were intended to be issued concurrent with the Quarterly Awards, which has been delayed. As such, I...

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Fleet Order 2004-C

Fleet Order 2004-C

To:    All TRMN personnelFrom:    Commanding Officer 2nd Fleet.Re:    Recognition of RADM Sherman Day GRYPHON FLEET ORDER 2004-C, 16APRIL2020 With the approval of the Flag Promotion Board and the Fifth Space Lord, and formal announcement by the First Lord of the...

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Fleet Order 2004-B

Fleet Order 2004-B

To:    All TRMN personnelFrom:    Commanding Officer 2nd Fleet.Re:    Promotion to O-6-B, Rick Matheny GRYPHON FLEET ORDER 2004-B, 14APRIL2020 With the approval of the Flag Promotion Board and the Fifth Space Lord, it is my...

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