2nd (Gryphon) Fleet

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Welcome to The Second Naval District
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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 2007-A

Fleet Order 2007-A

To: All TRMN PersonnelFrom: Commanding Officer, 2nd FleetRe:  Appointment of Flag Lieutenant, Second Fleet GRYPHON FLEET ORDER 2007-A, 01JUL2020 Effective 01 July, 2020, Ensign Kerry Kuhn, KDE is hereby appointed to the position of Flag Lieutenant, Second Fleet....

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Fleet Order 2006-C

Fleet Order 2006-C

To:     All TRMN personnelFrom:    Commanding Officer 2nd FleetRe:     Awarding of the Queen's Bravery Medal GRYPHON FLEET ORDER 2006-C During the Covid-19 quarantine April through May, almost every day SSG David ISAAK...

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Fleet Order 2006-B

Fleet Order 2006-B

To:     All TRMN personnelFrom:    Commanding Officer 2nd FleetRe:     Awarding of the Queen's Bravery Medal GRYPHON FLEET ORDER 2006-B 1LT Thomas PAUKSTIS, RMMC, lives in the South side of Chicago where the riots and looting have been particularly bad. He also works...

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