U.S. 2ND FLEET IN THE NEWS

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 28, 2020) A convoy complied of the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72), right, MV Resolve, center, and USNS Benavidez (T-AKR 306) steam in formation. Vella Gulf is operating in the Atlantic Ocean in support of naval operations to maintain maritime stability and security in order to ensure access, deter aggression and defend U.S., allied and partner interests. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Andrew Waters/Released)
U.S. 2nd Fleet Conducts NAVEUR Convoy Exercise in the Atlantic
By Commander, U.S. 2nd Fleet Public Affairs | Feb. 28, 2020
U.S. 2nd Fleet, on behalf of U.S. Naval Forces Europe, and in conjunction with Military Sealift Command (MSC), is conducting convoy operations across the Atlantic, employing the guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) alongside USNS Benavidez, MV Resolve, and MV Patriot.

U.S. 2nd Fleet exercises operational authorities over assigned ships,
aircraft and landing forces on the East Coast and the North Atlantic.
U.S. 2nd Fleet Commands Naval Forces from Camp Lejeune
By Commander, U.S. 2nd Fleet Public Affairs | Feb. 26, 2020
U.S. 2nd Fleet (C2F) has established an expeditionary Maritime Operations Center (MOC) at Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, North Carolina.

NORFOLK (Feb. 21, 2020) Vice Adm. Andrew Lewis presents the fiscal year 2020 2nd Fleet Shore Sailor of the Year award to Logistics Specialist 1st Class Daniel Silva, who is currently assigned to U.S. 2nd Fleet. The 2nd Fleet Sailors of the Year will go on to compete for the U.S. Fleet Forces Sailor of the Year award. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Joshua D. Sheppard)
U.S. 2nd Fleet Recognizes Sailors of the Year
By Commander, U.S. 2nd Fleet Public Affairs | Feb. 21, 2020
U.S. Second Fleet (C2F) Sea and Shore Sailor of the Year selections for fiscal year 2020 (FY-20) were announced during an awards presentation at C2F Headquarters in Norfolk, February 21.

NORFOLK (Feb. 20, 2020) Vice Adm. Andrew Lewis, Commander, U.S. Second Fleet, met with Rear Adm. Nils Andreas Stensønes, Chief of the Royal Norwegian Navy, during a visit to Norfolk, Feb. 20. U.S. 2nd Fleet’s mission is to develop and employ 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 2nd Class Joshua M. Tolbert)
U.S. 2nd Fleet and Joint Force Command Norfolk Welcomes Norwegian Delegation
By Commander, U.S. 2nd Fleet Public Affairs | Feb. 21, 2020
A Norwegian delegation of military officers, led by Rear Adm. Nils Andreas Stensønes, Chief of the Royal Norwegian Navy, held a key-leader engagement with U.S. 2nd Fleet and Joint Force Command Norfolk leaders aboard Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads, Feb. 20, 2020.

ATLANTIC OCEAN. (Feb. 8, 2020) The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) transits the Atlantic Ocean. Ike is conducting operations in the Atlantic Ocean as part of the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Strike Group.(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class James Norket)
IKE Deploys Upon Completion of COMPTUEX
By Commander, U.S. 2nd Fleet Public Affairs | Feb. 20, 2020
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) and the ships and aircraft of Carrier Strike Group TEN (CSG-10), departed for deployment after successfully completing the Composite Unit Training Exercise (COMPTUEX).

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