Category Archives: Atlantic

New in 2021: Will 1st Fleet and Atlantic Fleet outlast the Trump administration?


Citing increased military threats from Russia and China, Navy Secretary Kenneth Braithwaite told lawmakers in December of plans to resurrect U.S. Atlantic Fleet and U.S. 1st Fleet. But whether those initiatives will carry on into 2021 and President-elect Joe Biden’s Pentagon remains to be seen. At a Senate hearing, Braithwaite explained plans to stand up […]