10 Feb '18, 4pm

US Navy pressing towards major reorg that could strip Pacific Fleet of authorities

Prior to the last major reshuffle in the 2001, both coasts had a three-star type commander who oversaw modernization, training and operational concepts development for their ships. But after the reorg, the Navy went to a lead/follow model, where SURFPAC and AIRPAC were the three-star type commanders, and their East Coast counterparts were two-star admirals who follow their lead. (The submarine type commander stayed on the East Coast.)

Full article: https://www.defensenews.com/naval/2018/02/10/us-navy-pres...

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