The cruiser marked the end of a nine-month deployment to the U.S. 6th and 5th Fleet areas of operation.
Seven months after certifying for initial operational status, U.S. 2nd Fleet is ready to operate in full capacity.
The ships returned to Norfolk Naval Station Nov. 5, marking the end of a seven-month deployment to the U.S. 6th and 5th Fleet areas of operation.
C2F temporarily established an expeditionary Maritime Operations Center (MOC) in Keflavik, Iceland.
Ships and units from the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group formed a Surface Action Group (SAG) and deployed from their East Coast homeports of Norfolk, VA, and Mayport, FL.
Nearly 30 ships and 120 aircraft return to their homeport in the wake of Hurricane Dorian.
Ships and aircraft were ordered to depart their homeports to avoid storm damage.
U.S. 2nd Fleet staff reflects on the first year since reestablishing as a numbered fleet.
NORFOLK (August 27, 2019) The guided-missile destroyer USS Gravely (DDG 107) returns to Naval Station Norfolk following a seven-month deployment.
ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 7, 2019) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) transits the Atlantic Ocean.
NORFOLK (Aug. 13, 2019) Commander, U.S. Second Fleet, Vice Adm. Andrew Lewis, center, Commander of the Finnish Navy, Commodore Jori Harju, right of center, Chief of Royal Swedish Navy, Rear Arm. Jens Nykvist, left of center, and visitors from the Royal Swedish and Finnish navies pose for a photograph on the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).

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ARABIAN SEA (Dec. 10, 2019) The guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) sails alongside the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. With Abraham Lincoln as the flagship, deployed strike group assets include staffs, ships and aircraft of Carrier Strike Group 12 (CSG 12), Destroyer Squadron 2 (DESRON 2), USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) and Carrier Air Wing 7 (CVW 7). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Darion Chanelle Triplett/Released)
Leyte Gulf Returns to Norfolk From 9-Month Deployment
By Commander, U.S. 2nd Fleet Public Affairs | Jan. 4, 2020
The Ticonderoga class guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) returned to Norfolk Naval Station Jan. 4, marking the end of a nine-month deployment to the U.S. 6th and 5th Fleet areas of operation.

ATLANTIC OCEAN (July 18, 2019) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), front, and the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60) transit the Atlantic Ocean. Harry S. Truman is underway conducting composite training unit exercise with the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Scott Swofford/Released)
U. S. 2nd Fleet Declares Full Operational Capability
By U.S. 2nd Fleet Public Affairs | Jan. 2, 2020
Seven months after reaching initial operational capability (IOC), U.S. 2nd Fleet (C2F) achieved full operational capability (FOC) Dec. 31, 2019.

Staff members from U.S. 2nd Fleet (C2F) and U.S. 6th Fleet met in Norfolk to discuss best practices for maritime effectiveness, Dec. 4. C2F develops and employs maritime forces across multiple domains in the Atlantic and Arctic in order to ensure access, deter aggression and defend U.S., allied and partner interests. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jason Pastrick/Released)
U.S. 2nd Fleet and U.S. 6th Fleet Collaborate during Staff Discussions
By U.S. 2nd Fleet Public Affairs | Dec. 5, 2019
U.S. 2nd Fleet (C2F) staff members hosted staff members from U.S. 6th Fleet (C6F) at C2F headquarters in Norfolk to discuss best practices for maritime effectiveness, Dec. 4-5, 2019.

NORFOLK, Va. (Aug. 12, 2019)  Vice Adm. Andrew Lewis, commander, U.S. 2nd Fleet, left, stands alongside  U.S. 2nd Fleet Vice Commander, Rear Adm. Steve Waddell. U.S. 2nd Fleet exercises operational and administrative authorities over assigned ships, aircraft, and landing forces on the East Coast and the Atlantic. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua M. Tolbert)
Royal Canadian Navy Plays Key Role in 2nd Fleet Mission
By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Joshua Sheppard | Nov. 12, 2019
In the cavernous three-story Maritime Operations Center, amidst a sea of television monitors and

NORFOLK (Sept. 7, 2019) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) returns to its homeport of Norfolk, Va. after being sent to sea to avoid the effects of Hurricane Dorian. Hampton Roads area ships are returning to their homeport now that the threat from Hurricane Dorian has passed. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Joshua D. Sheppard/Released)
Hampton Roads Based Ships, Aircraft Return To Homeport
By From U.S. 2nd Fleet Public Affairs and Navy Region MID-ATLANTIC Public Affairs | Sept. 9, 2019
U.S. 2nd Fleet ordered nearly 30 ships and 120 aircraft to return to Hampton Roads today, following an assessment from the U.S. Coast Guard that the port is safe for maritime operations.

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