To: All Officers and Enlisted in the Royal Manticoran Navy
From: Fleet Admiralof the Green, Lord Sir Scott Akers, KSK, KDE, KCR, GS, SC, First Space Lord, Duke, New Arkhangelsk
Re: Appointment of Commanding Officer Gryphon Fleet/Second Naval District (Naval Directive 15MY-02)

As of the date of this Order, by my hand, and by the authority of the Sovereign, Queen of Manticore Elizabeth III, I hereby appoint Rear Admiral of the Red Lord Sir John Neitz, Baron Westmarch, as Commanding Officer of the Gryphon Fleet and the Second Naval District with all of the authority and responsibility requisite thereof, effective 22 May 2015.

As a Numbered Fleet Commander the duties are primarily focused on recruiting in this naval District. Addition duties are as highlighted in Naval Directive 14JL-01. You will continue cooperation with the Space Lords as expected and will continue mentorship of future appointees to subordinate echelons as well.

In Honour of the Queen!

Issued by:
Lord Sir Scott A. Akers, KSK, KDE, KCR, GS, SC
Fleet Admiral of the Green
First Space Lord
Duke, New Arkhangelsk