Appointment of FSMCPO 2nd FleetGRYPHON FLEET ORDER 1901-D 23JAN2017
Effective 23 January 2019, SCPO Kevin WALSH, NS, RMN is hereby appointed Fleet Senior Master Chief Petty Officer (FSMCPO), Second (Gryphon) Fleet, and promoted to the grade of E-10 SENIOR MASTER CHIEF PETTY OFFICER.
SMCPO Walsh, you are hereby directed and required to repair aboard the flag to take up the staff duties of Fleet SMCPO, Second Fleet.
I offer my thanks for the service of the previous FSMCPO, Christopher Baye, and my congratulations on SMCPO Baye’s appointment as Senior Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy.
Gryphon Trophy challenge program for 2019GRYPHON FLEET ORDER 1901-C, 09JAN2019
2019 Gryphon Fleet challenges will be:
Challenge period 1 (February 15th–May 15th): RANGE CHALLENGE (Gaming). Chapter that has the highest number of hours spent playing games during the challenge period wins.
Challenge period 2 (May 30th–August 30th): ASTRO CONTROL CHALLENGE (Wings Qualifications). Chapter that has the highest number of their total official crew roster earn a set of Wings by the end of the challenge period wins.
Challenge period 3 (September 15th–December 15th): GUNNERY CHALLENGE (Reading). Chapter that submits the most pages read during the challenge period at the end of the challenge period wins.
All ships’ commanding officers, you or your delegated crew member will be responsible to report your ship’s performance to the Fleet Intelligence Officer: firstname.lastname@example.org.
All challenges will be conducted according to Black Sphinx Cup rules. After all three challenges have been completed, the overall winning ship will be determined according to Black Sphinx Cup rules.
The winning ship will be presented with the travelling GRYPHON TROPHY to display during 2020, and the ship’s crew members will be awarded the FLEET EXCELLENCE AWARD with gold “E” and be considered against the winners from other fleets for the navy’s overall Black Sphinx Cup.
Good luck to all ships! I hope to see wide participation that demonstrates the excellence of Gryphon Fleet!
Gryphon Fleet Event List for 2019GRYPHON FLEET ORDER 1901-A, 01JAN2019
Local chapters have proposed operations plans for the following conventions, which are hereby designated as Fleet Level Events for 2019:
January 17-20: ConFusion (Detroit, MI)
February 14-17: CapriCon (Wheeling, IL)
March 1-3: MarsCon (Bloomington, MN)
March 29-31: Anime Detour (Minneapolis, MN)
March 31-April 2: WhosYerCon (Indianapolis, IN)
April 19-21: MiniCon (St. Louis Park, MN)
July 4-7: CONvergence (Minneapolis, MN)
July 5-7: InConJunction (Indianapolis, IN)
September 20-21: LionCon (St. Cloud, MN)
November 8-10: WindyCon (Lombard, IL)
Operational leaders are to submit After Action Reports to fleet command, listing all TRMN personnel who performed qualifying volunteer work at the event. These personnel will be eligible for the HAVENITE OPERATIONAL SERVICE MEDAL.
Local leaders recognizing additional tactical opportunities are to apply to fleet command for additions to the above event list.