USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) Story Archive

Ike Builds Strength Through G.L.A.S.S.  (17 May 2017)
A few months after Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Brittany Hansen stepped aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (IKE) to begin her job in Combat Systems in 2014, her shipmates told her about an organization they thought she might be interested in.
This is a Drill: Ike's In-Port Emergency Team Keeps Sailors Safe   (18 May 2017)
"This is a drill, this is a drill. Fire, fire, fire, class alpha fire in compartment 02-69-01. Away the in-port emergency team, provide from Repair Locker 1F."
Suicide is More than an Act   (19 May 2017)
Following deployment, many Sailors may feel burnt out or they are just having a hard time adjusting to the daily post-deployment life. This pressure can sometimes lead Sailors down a dark path full of mental anguish, potentially stirring up thoughts of suicide.
USS Mason Awarded Battenberg Cup  (26 May 2017)
Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command announced that the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) was awarded the 2016 Battenberg Cup, May 23.
Up, Up, and Away!  (2 June 2017)
Many Sailors become accustomed to the same spaces day in and day out aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) [Ike], but a select group of individuals are able to experience the ship from a bird's eye view.
Ike Celebrates Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month  (2 June 2017)
The Multi-Cultural Committee held an Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month presentation on the aft mess decks aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike), May 30.
Midshipmen Train Aboard Ike   (5 June 2017)
Twenty-one midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy join the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)(Ike) underway for carrier qualifications, May 30 to June 5.
Ike Remembers D-Day  (8 June 2017)
In the cover of darkness, thousands of allied paratroopers landed silently behind the heavily fortified beaches of Nazi Germany.
USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Reflects on D-Day and Namesake  (8 June 2017)
June 6th, 1944 is a day that has been taught and invoked to memorialize from a young age in a majority of our lives. We read and heard from veterans the stories of courage, fortitude, perseverance, and resilience.
USS Monterey Changes Command  (21 June 2017)
The guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61), a component of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 10, conducted a change of command ceremony pier side June 15.
Beneath the Razor  (21 June 2017)
The barbers aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) know a good haircut can mean much more than passing an inspection.

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