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USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) Story Archive

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower 5K Raises Funds for CFC
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- The sky was the kind of cloudless blue that could only appear on a perfect, autumn day like Nov. 8.<...

Ike's Mess Decks Re-Open for Business
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- The galley and mess decks aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) re-ope...

Ike Medical Combats Flu via Vaccinations
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) received their annual f...

Ike Sailors Attend Hampton Roads Ombudsman Appreciation Dinner
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Ike leadership, ombudsmen and their spouses joined area commands to thank ombudsmen for their contin...

Sailors Receive Eisenhower Leadership Awards in Ike's Kansas Hometown
ABILENE, Kan. (NNS) -- Three Sailors assigned to aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) received annual leaders...

Medical Department First to Return to Ike
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower's (CVN 69) (Ike) Medical department re-opened, Oct. 1,...

Ike's Computer Techs Installing Faster, More Reliable Network
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower's (CVN 69) (Ike) Combat Systems' CS-3 division kept pressi...

Former Cole Master Chief Addresses Ike First Classes
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Retired Master Chief Petty Officer James G. Parlier visited Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS ...

Ike Sailors Aid Motorcycle Crash Victim
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Three Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) rushed to the...

Ike Sailors Change Lives at Portsmouth YMCA
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower's (CVN 69) (Ike) sea warriors again brought sunshine to Hampton Roads kids,...

A Ride to Remember
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- The ride served the dual purpose of building camaraderie and giving some of the less experienced rid...

Ike Departs Dry Dock, Returning to the Fleet
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) moved from Dry Dock 8 to pier 42/43 at ...

Ike Enjoys Rest, Relaxation at Command Picnic
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- More than 3,000 USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) Sailors and guests attended a summer command...

Ike Sailors Promote Science and Math for Hampton Roads Students
HAMPTON, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) met with a conventi...

Ike Medical Excellence at Gold Star Level for Seventh Consecutive Year
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- The Navy announced the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) was the winner of th...

Miles of Pulled Cables Help Ike Prepare for Return to Sea
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- The anchors have been reinstalled, the "69" lights are up and running on the ship's superstructure, ...

Ike Aviation Boatswain's Mates Win Annual Navywide Awards
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- The Navy announced the selection of two aviation boatswain's mates (AB) assigned to the aircraft car...

Eisenhower on Track to Complete Shipyard Period on Time
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Half of the way into a scheduled 14-month docking planned incremental availability (DPIA) at Norfolk...

Ike Frocks Five New Master Chiefs
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) gathered in the shi...

Ike Hosts 5K to Raise Funds for Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- SEAL Park at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story was at full capacity April 26 as curre...

Eisenhower Hero Recognized for Lifesaving Actions
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Early one November morning, a black sport utility vehicle swerved along Portsmouth's Airline Blvd. a...

Ike Sailors Dedicate Themselves to Combat Sexual Assault
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) commemorating the k...

Ike Plankowner Bids Ship Farewell 37 Years Later
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Having earned his plankowner certificate 37 years ago, one former Ike Sailor finally stopped working...

Ike Chefs Shine at Annual Military Culinary Competition
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Two Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) received coins ...

Ike Graduates First Batch of Suicide Prevention Leaders
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Eight Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) graduated fro...

Living History - Ike Sailors Learn About the Past from African-American World War II Veteran
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Retired Chief Steward Marshall Edward Ray Jr. sat to the left in the corner of his couch, his hands ...

Ike Celebrates Stennis Award Winners
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- Forty Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) honored the r...

Once Again, Ike Trains to be Ready for the Fight
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) participated in Ike...

Ike Celebrates MLK with Portsmouth Mayor
NORFOLK NAVAL SHIPYARD, Va. (NNS) -- The mayor of Portsmouth, Va. visited the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) as...

Ike Initiates Improved Shipyard Painting Technique
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) began ...

Eisenhower Celebrates Hundreds of New Petty Officers
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) gathered Dec. 5 at ...

Ike Gets Ready for Safe Holiday Season
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) prepared themselves...

Operation Holiday Joy Gives Sailors Reason to be Thankful
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) and other volunteer...

Leadership Awards Presented to Ike Sailors
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Four Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) received annua...

Ike Soccer Team Plays Friendly Match Against Norfolk Police
NORFOLK (NNS) -- A team of Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) (Ike) played a ...

Ike Celebrates Command Ombudsmen
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) leadership, ombudsmen and their spouses joined area commands to th...

Ike Enters Norfolk Naval Shipyard to Begin Availability Period
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) entered her new berth at Norfolk Naval ...

Ike Celebrates Women's Equality Day
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) observed Women's Equality Day by hosting a ceremony in the s...

Ike Rolls Out New Alcohol Detection Measures
NORFOLK NAVAL STATION, Va. (NNS) -- After returning home from back-to-back deployments, USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) introduc...

Ike Celebrates Ship's Heritage with 5K Run
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) hosted a 5K heritage run at Naval Stati...

Ike Begins Ammo Offload
ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (IKE) began an ammunition offload Aug. 6 to prepare the ship for a...

Preparing Ike for the Shipyard
ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- After back-to-back deployments, USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN69) (IKE) will be headed to Norfolk Nav...

Ike Changes Command
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) held a change of command cerem...

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, USS Hue City, Carrier Air Wing-7 Return Home
NORFOLK (NNS) -- More than 5,000 Sailors serving as part of the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (IKECSG) returned to ...

USS Hue City Starts Tiger Cruise
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) began its end-of-deployment tiger cruise after arriving ...

Hue City Arrives in Palma de Mallorca, Spain
PALMA DE MALLORCA, Spain (NNS) -- The guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) arrived in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, June 18.

VFA-83 Holds Change of Command
MEDITERRANEAN SEA (NNS) -- The Rampagers of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 83 held a change of command ceremony while deployed a...

CCSG 8 Changes Command
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER-At Sea (NNS) -- Commander, Carrier Strike Group (CSG) Eight held a change of command ceremony while deployed aboard ...

Eisenhower Strike Group Departs U.S. 5th Fleet AOR
USS DWIGHT D EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- The Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (IKECSG) departed the U.S. Fifth Fleet area of responsibility (A...

Ike Sailors Volunteer at American School of Dubai
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (NNS) -- Sailors from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) volunteered for a c...

USS William P. Lawrence Commemorates Battle of Midway
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (NNS) -- Sailors aboard guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) commemorated the 71st anni...

Higgins Celebrates Change of Command
MANAMA, Bahrain (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76) held a change-of-command ceremony in port Bahrain, May...

USS Monterey Boards Dhow
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) successfully conducted their first V...

USS Hue City Arrives in Jebel Ali
JEBEL ALI, United Arab Emirates (NNS) -- The guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) arrived in Jebel Ali with the Nimitz-class aircraft ...

Lawrence Sailors Commemorate Memorial Day While Underway
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF REPONSIBILITY (NNS) -- Sailors aboard guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) honored fallen service mem...

Monterey Assists Stranded Fishermen
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (NNS) -- Guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) provided local mariners with food, water and fuel during...

U.S. Naval Forces Central Command Master Chief Visits Higgins
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76) hosted U.S. Naval Forces Central Command Master Chief ...

SECNAV Visits USS Monterey
KHALIFA BIN SALMAN PIER, Bahrain (NNS) -- Secretary of the Navy, Ray Mabus, visited Sailors aboard guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61)...

IKE trains British Sailors
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) (IKE) is one of several U.S. Navy ships training British Sailors o...

Carbon Leaf Performs For IKE Sailors
U.S. 5TH Fleet Area of Responsibility (NNS) -- Carbon Leaf performed for Sailors aboard the deployed aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN...

USS Monterey Celebrates Mother's Day
USS MONTEREY, At Sea (NNS) -- The First Class Petty Officer Association (FCPOA) aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey cel...

Ike Sailors Volunteer at American Cultural Education Center
MANAMA, Bahrain (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) participated in a...

USS William P. Lawrence Departs Jebel Ali
JEBEL ALI, United Arab Emirates (NNS) -- The guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) departed Jebel Ali, United Arab Emira...

Hue City Sailors Help Disability Center
MANAMA, Bahrain (NNS) -- Sailors from the guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) helped clean up and maintain Bahrain Mo...

Stockdale Holds Change of Command at Sea
USS STOCKDALE, At Sea (NNS) -- Cmdr. Bo Johns relieved Cmdr. Lex Walker as commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS S...

USS Hue City Arrives in Manama, Bahrain
MANAMA, Bahrain (NNS) -- Guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) arrived in Manama, Bahrain, April 23.

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Ike Receives Battenberg Cup
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) received the Battenberg Cup in recognit...

Lawrence Sailors Spread Awareness
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) placed numbers on thei...

Hue City's Engineering Department Stays Ready
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (NNS) -- A warship at sea must have a crew of well-trained Sailors that are prepared for anything, especially...

Stockdale Pulls Into Jebel Ali
JEBEL ALI, United Arab Emirates (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106) arrived in Jebel Ali for a port visit April 9.
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VAQ-140 Wins Arthur W. Radford Excellency Award
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (NNS) -- The Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 won the Adm. Arthur W. Radford Award April 3 fo...

VAW-121 Receives Pair of Awards
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (NNS) -- The Bluetails of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 121 were announced as the recipients ...

Hamburg First German Ship to Deploy in U.S. Carrier Strike Group
ABOARD FGS HAMBURG (F220) AT SEA (NNS) -- The German Sachsen-class frigate Hamburg (F220) is the first German ship to fully integrate and depl...

HS-5 Wins Captain Arnold Jay Isbell Trophy
U.S. 5TH FLEET -- (NNS) -- The Nightdippers of Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron (HS) 5 were awareded the 2012 Arnold Jay Isbe...

USS Higgins Participates in Multi-Force Exercise
AT SEA (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76) participated in a joint air and surface exercise with ...

Navy Chiefs Celebrating 120 Years
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (NNS) -- The Chiefs Mess of USS Hue City (CG 66) celebrated the 120th birthday of Navy chief petty officers A...

Stockdale VBSS and Coast Guard AIT Team Up to Fight Piracy
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (NNS) -- Members from U.S. Coast Guard Advanced Interdiction Team 2 embarked with the guided-missile destroye...

Eisenhower, Carrier Air Wing Seven Begin Supporting OEF
USS DWIGHT D EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7 embarked aboard aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (IKE) fl...

USS William P. Lawrence Receives Hundreds of Pillowcases
USS WILLIAM P. LAWRENCE, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) received more than 250...

IKE Hosts Family Reunion at Sea
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Two Sailors assigned to USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) were reunited with family aboard the USS Dwight...

Chaplain Receives Award for Distinguished Service
GULF OF ADEN (NNS) -- The Military Chaplain Association announced the recipient of its 2013 Distinguished Service Award Ma...

Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group Arrives in U.S. 5th Fleet
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) Carrier Strike Group (IKE CSG) arrived in the U.S. 5th Fleet area ...

6th Fleet Commander Visits Ike Strike Group
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- The commander of U.S. 6th Fleet visited Sailors aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), USS Hue Ci...

Ike Sailors Volunteer at Rhone American Cemetery
DRAGUIGNAN, France (NNS) -- Sailors of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) participated in...

Ike Sailors Help Victims of Human Trafficking
MARSEILLE, France (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) participated in a community relations (C...

USS Hue City, FGS Hamburg Depart Alicante
ALICANTE, Spain (NNS) -- Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) and German frigate FGS Hamburg (F220) ...

USS Hue City, FGS Hamburg Arrive in Alicante, Spain
ALICANTE, Spain (NNS) -- The Ticonderoga class guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) and German frigate FGS Hamburg (F2...

USS Hue City Completes First 2013 Deployment Replenishment at Sea
USS HUE CITY, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) completed their first replenishm...

Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group Deploys
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (IKECSG), with nearly 4,500 Sailors, deployed from Naval Station...

Ike Receives Battle "E"
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) was named the top aircraft carrier in the Atlantic Fleet in ...

Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron 121 Changes Command
NORFOLK, VA (NNS) -- Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 121 held a change of command ceremony aboard Naval Sta...

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, USS Hue City, Carrier Air Wing-7 Return Home
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- More than 4,300 Sailors serving in the Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (IKECSG) returned t...

CVW-7 Changes Command
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7 held a change of command ceremony while deployed aboard Nimitz-class aircra...

Sailors aboard USS Jason Dunham Celebrate Thanksgiving at Sea
USS JASON DUNHAM, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) celebrated Thanksgiving while und...

CNO and MCPON Visit Hue City
USS HUE CITY, At Sea (NNS) -- Chief Of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (M...

CNO and MCPON Visit Ike
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Nav...

Ike to Return Home Early, Redeploys in 2013
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy has directed the temporary return of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower(CVN 69) ...

Steak Team Mission Grills Out for Hue City
USS HUE CITY, At Sea (NNS) -- The non-profit organization Steak Team Mission visited USS Hue City (CG 66) Nov. 15, bringing with t...

Farragut Sailors Participate in JFK 50-mile Memorial While Underway
USS FARRAGUT, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) participated in a shipboard version of...

Laura Bell Bundy Performs on Ike
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Actress and country singer Laura Bell Bundy performed aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwigh...

Jason Dunham's First CMC Departs
MANAMA, Bahrain (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109), serving on her maiden deployment, bid farewell ...

Jason Dunham Departs Bahrain
MANAMA, Bahrain (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) departed Manama, Bahrain, after a port visit, Oc...

#Warfighting: Deputy Secretary of Defense Visits USS Dwight D. Eisenhower
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- The Deputy Secretary of Defense visited Nimitz-carrier aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CV...

Naval Air Force Atlantic Visits Ike
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- The commander of Naval Air Force Atlantic, visited the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CV...

Ike Sailors Celebrate Birthday of Namesake and Ship
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- The Sailors aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) celebrated the sh...

Hue City Ends FY12 With Nearly $600,000 in Repair Cost Savings
USS HUE CITY, At Sea (NNS) -- Guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) concluded Fiscal Year 2012 (FY12) with a repair cost sav...

Jason Dunham, Gunston Hall Conduct Familiarization Cross Deck
USS JASON DUNHAM, At Sea (NNS) -- The guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) conducted a personnel exchange with the amph...

IKE Celebrates Hispanic Heritage
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (IKE) celebrated Hispanic-American Heritage Month with a cultural ...

USS Farragut Damage Control Training Makes Olympic Effort
USS FARRAGUT, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) competed in the ship's Damage Control ...

Churchill Sailors Translate for Counter-Piracy Exercise
USS WINSTON S. CHURCHILL, At Sea (NNS) -- Three Sailors from guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) used their language sk...

Churchill Honors POWs/MIAs
USS WINSTON S. CHURCHILL, At Sea (NNS) -- The guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) held a ceremony honoring American pri...

Ike Celebrates New Chiefs in Pinning Ceremony
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike), Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7 and Commander, Carrier Strike Grou...

USS Winston S. Churchill Honors 9/11 Victims
USS WINSTON CHURCHILL, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) held a ceremony to rem...

Ike Honors 9/11 Victims in Patriots Day Observance
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) paused to honor the...

IKE Sailors Conduct COMREL at Bahrain Mobility Institute
MANAMA, Bahrain (NNS) -- U.S. Navy Sailors from USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) also known as "IKE," assisted in the renova...

Ike Recognizes National Suicide Prevention Week
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Through a series of scheduled events, Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69...

Four Chief Selects Progress through CPO Induction on Hue City
USS HUE CITY, At Sea (NNS) -- Four Sailors aboard guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) are undergoing a rigorous training p...

Ike Celebrates Women's Equality Day
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (IKE) observed Wo...

Hue City Sailors Participate in College Classes While Underway
USS HUE CITY, At Sea (NNS) -- Forty-seven Sailors aboard guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) started a second term of clas...

Churchill Holds Change of Command Ceremony at Sea
USS WINSTON S. CHURCHILL, At Sea (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) held a change of command ceremony at sea ...

VFA-131 Holds Airborne Change Command
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- The "Wildcats" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 131 held an airborne change of command ceremony in t...

Hue City Aids Distressed Iranian Vessel
USS HUE CITY, At Sea (NNS) -- Guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) rendered medical assistance and provided food, water and...

Vice Chief Visits Ike
USS EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Adm. Mark Ferguson, vice chief of naval operations (VCNO), visited the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier...

Eisenhower, CVW-7 Commence OEF Missions
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7, embarked aboard aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), began ...

#SAAM: Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Team Visits Ike
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- A Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) team visited USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike)...

HS-5 Holds Change of Command
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- The "Nightdippers" of Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron (HS) 5 held a change of command ceremony in...

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Hosts Midshipman
U.S. 5th Fleet Area of Operations (NNS) -- Ten midshipmen from various Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs completed their eighth da...

Chief Selectees Begin Path on Ike
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Fifty-eight 1st class petty officers aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), Carrier Air Wing 7 an...

Hue City Sailors Connect With Their Families Through Reading Program
ARABIAN SEA (NNS) -- After a hard day at work, Sailors aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) took a mome...

Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group Arrives in U.S. 5th Fleet
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER AT SEA (NNS) -- The Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (IKE CSG) arrived in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations (AOO)...

Churchill VBSS Team Trains with Montenegrin Forces
BAR, Montenegro (NNS) -- Visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) team members of guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Chur...

Farragut, Hue City Conducts Exercise with Italian Navy
USS FARRAGUT, At Sea (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) and guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) condu...

Hue City Sailors Celebrate Freedom with French Allies During Port Visit
CANNES, France (NNS) -- Guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) departed Cannes, France July 7, after a four-day port vi...

USS Eisenhower Volunteers Visit Animal Shelter
PALMA DE MALLORCA, Spain (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) volunteered for a community relations (COMREL...

Ike Hosts Spanish Dignitaries
PALMA DE MALLORCA, Spain (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) hosted a reception for Spanish dignitaries during a schedule...

'Ike' Takes on Spanish Rugby Team
PALMA DE MALLORCA, Spain (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower's (CVN 69) (IKE) rugby team, The Ike Maulers , played a hard fought match a...

Farragut Sailors Honor Fallen, Spruce up Cemetery
MENORCA, Spain (NNS) -- Sailors from guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) paid tribute to those who served and con...

Farragut Sailors Honor Heritage of Ship's Namesake
MENORCA, Spain (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) celebrated the birthday of the sh...

Hue City Sailors Visit Cannes France
CANNES, France (NNS) -- Guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) pulled into Cannes, France July 3.

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Farragut Sailors Visit Menorca
MENORCA, Spain (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) pulled into Port Mahon, Menorca, Spain, July 3.
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US Navy Aircraft Assists with Search and Rescue
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- While conducting coalition training in the Mediterranean Sea July 2, USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 6...

USS Jason Dunham Holds Small Arms Qualification
USS JASON DUNHAM, At Sea (NNS) -- More than 80 Sailors aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) qualified to fire th...

USS Jason Dunham Conducts Command Indoctrination Workshop
USS JASON DUNHAM, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) are attending the first comma...

Ike's Rugby Team Gears up for Engagements
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- A team of rugby enthusiasts aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) are preparing for a new s...

USS Jason Dunham Performs Burial at Sea
USS JASON DUNHAM, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) performed a burial at sea ceremon...

USS Farragut Ensures Combat Readiness
USS FARRAGUT, At Sea (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) successfully completed a live-fire test of a number o...

HSL 42 Detachment 7 Begins Final Deployment with SH-60B Seahawk
USS JASON DUNHAM, At Sea (NNS) -- Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 42 Detachment 7 "Proud Warriors," begin its last depl...

USS Jason Dunham Departs on Maiden Deployment
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) departed from Naval Station Norfolk for its maid...

Ike Strike Group Departs for Deployment
NORFOLK, VA (NNS) -- Nearly 6,000 Sailors operating on ships and aircraft of Carrier Strike Group Eight departed June 20 ...

CSG8 Successfully Completes COMPTUEX
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 8 successfully completed a Composite Unit Training Exercise (COMPTUEX) Ma...

Pelicans Like Ike
MAYPORT, Fla (NNS) -- The Pelicans of P-3C Orion Patrol Squadron (VP) 45 continue to play an integral role in Carrier Stri...

Churchill VBSS Team Succeeds at MIO Training
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- The visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) team for the guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Chu...

USS Jason Dunham Leads Strait Transit Exercise
ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Sailors aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) successfully led a simulated stra...

USS Jason Dunham Takes Part in VBSS Exercise
USS JASON DUNHAM, At Sea (NNS) -- Members of the visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) team aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS ...

CSTFL Leader Visits Churchill, Discusses COMPTUEX Training
USS WINSTON S. CHURCHILL, At Sea (NNS) -- The guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) received a visit from Commander, Stri...

#SAAM: Sailors Pledge To End Sexual Assault
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, Atlantic Ocean (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Dwight D. Eisenhower's (CVN 69) (IKE) Sexual Assault Prevention Representatives (SA...

#SAAM: USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Raises Sexual Assault Awareness
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) is taking part in the Navy-wide training focusing on the sex...

Ike Hosts "Boots-on-the-Deck"
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Naval Aviation Enterprise (NAE) representatives visited USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) as p...

Ike Hosts Son of First African-American U.S. Navy Master Diver
NORFOLK (NNS) -- U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 4 Phillip Brashear visited USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) t...

Ike Sailors Volunteer to Help Community
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) volunteered for three community relations proje...

Ike Hosts Tours, Kicks Off Norfolk Navy Week
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower welcomed visitors aboard for tours, Oct. 8, signaling the start of Norfolk ...

Eisenhower Conducts Burial at Sea
USS EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (IKE) gathered to...

NASCAR Star Visits Eisenhower
AT SEA (NNS) -- National Association of Stock Car Automobile Racing (NASCAR) Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series driver...

Eisenhower Sailors Lend a Helping Hand at Jacksonville Mission House
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) participated in a communi...

Eisenhower, Enterprise Sail Together in Atlantic Ocean
ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The nuclear-powered aircraft carriers USS Enterprise (CVN 65) and USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) ...

Former SECNAV Visits Eisenhower
ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Former Secretary of the Navy, John Dalton, and ten other guests visited the Nimitz-class aircraft ca...

Eisenhower Named As 2010 SECNAV Safety Award Winner
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) was awarded the Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Safety Excellence A...

Eisenhower Completes Flight Deck Certification
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, Atlantic Ocean (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7 Sailors completed carrier fl...

Midshipmen Spend Summer Aboard IKE
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Thirty-seven 1st and 2nd Class Midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy and Reserve Officer Training (...

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Celebrates Fourth of July
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) Sailors celebrated Independence Day July 4 while continuing to car...

First Trap for Eisenhower Since 2010 Deployment
USS DWIGHT EISENHOWER, Atlantic Ocean (NNS) -- A pilot of the Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA-131) "Wildcats," landed the first aircraft aboard aircra...

IKE Completes Sea Trials, Returns to Homeport
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (IKE) completed sea trials June 15, marking another milestone in t...

IKE Completes Planned Incremental Availability, Conducts Fast Cruise
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (IKE) completed a fast cruise June 10, after completing a nine-mon...

IKE Sailors Prepare for Ship's Return to the Fleet
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)(IKE) Sailors are preparing for the ship's return to the Fleet by a...

IKE Sailors Volunteer At Virginia Zoo
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) spent the morning M...

IKE Sailors Gain With Thrift Savings Plan Training
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) (IKE) attended a ...

IKE Sailor Named 2010 Junior Physical Therapist of the Year
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- The physical therapist assigned to USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (IKE) (CVN 69), was recognized as the Na...

IKE Awarded 2010 CNO Afloat Safety Award
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (IKE) was announced as a winner of t...

Sailors aboard IKE Participate In Autism Awareness Day
PORTSMOUTH, Va, (NNS) -- Sailors aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (IKE) participated in...

Norfolk Admirals Hosts 'Ike Night'
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (IKE) Sailors attended Morale, Welfare and Recreation's (MWR) "IKE...

Crash and Salvage Crane Returns to IKE
PORTSMOUTH, Va (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower's (CVN 69)(IKE) Air Department and Aviation Intermediate Maintenance Depart...

IKE Sailors, Norfolk Admirals Hold NMCRS Benefit Night
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)(IKE) Sailors and the Norfolk Admirals hockey team held a Navy-Mari...

Ike NMCRS Fundraising Drive in Full Swing
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) began its 2011 Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) fundraisin...

IKE Sailors Judge Elementary School Science Projects
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)(IKE) Sailors volunteered as judges at the Park View Elementary Sc...

Stanley Cup Trophy Makes Appearance Aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower
PORTSMOUTH, Va (NNS) -- The National Hockey League's (NHL) Stanely Cup trophy was taking aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CV...

IKE Completes PIA Halfway Review
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) completed its planned incremental availability (PIA) halfway revie...

Ike Sailor Rides in Rodeo Finals
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- A USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) Sailor recently competed in the Professional Armed Forces ...

Ike Celebrates 33 Years
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors onboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (IKE) celebrated the 33rd anniversary of IKE's com...

Eisenhower Honors Fallen Heroes From 9/11
PORTSMOUTH, Va, (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (IKE) (CVN 69) gathered on...

Eisenhower Holds Change of Command Ceremony
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) welcom...

Eisenhower Returns to Homeport
NORFOLK, Va (NNS) -- The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) returned to their homeport...

Father, Son Serve Together Aboard Eisenhower
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- While approximately 4,500 Sailors aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN...

ISAF Thanks Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group Sailors
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Commander, International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) Afghanistan visited Nimitz-class aircraft ...

Bluetails Hold Change of Command
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 121, the "Bluetails," conducted an airborne change of ...

NCAA Coaches Visit Eisenhower Sailors
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Four Division I football coaches visited Sailors May 27 aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwi...

Eisenhower Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower's (CVN 69) (Ike) Multicultural Committee hosted a celebration in honor of A...

Eisenhower Nominated for Phoenix Award
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) is competing against top commands from all the other branches of t...

'Pukin' Dogs' Earn Second Top Hook Award
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- The "Pukin' Dogs" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 143 were awarded the overall "Top Hook" award for...

Eisenhower Sailors Form Autism Support Group
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) are joining together to form a support group for pa...

Eisenhower Hosts Women's Health Fair
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower's (CVN 69) Health Services Department held a Women's H...

Eisenhower Hosts Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- In honor of national "Yom Hashoah" or Holocaust Remembrance Days, Sailors aboard Nimitz-class aircra...

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Awarded for Being Green
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At sea (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN) (IKE) is a winner of the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Environmenta...

Eisenhower Raises More Than $100,000 for Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) raised more than $100,000 for Navy...

UFC Fighter Visits Eisenhower Sailors
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At sea (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (IKE) hosted a United Service Organizations (USO) sponsored tour f...

Eisenhower Kicks Off Naturalization Campaign
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) kicked off its 2010 Military Member Advantage Naturalization Campa...

Carney Conducts VBSS Training
USS CARNEY, At sea (NNS) -- U.S. Navy and Coast Guard service members combined forces to conduct visit, board, search and seizur...

Carney Women Making History
USS CARNEY, At Sea (NNS) -- The guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) highlighted the first enlisted female crew to call ...

First Classes Serve It Up Aboard USS Carney
USS CARNEY, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Carney's (DDG 64) first class petty officers served chow to their shipmates March 27.

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Eisenhower Celebrates Women's History Month
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) celebrated women's hi...

Carney Boarding Team Builds Goodwill at Sea
USS CARNEY, At Sea (NNS) -- The visit, board, search, and seizure (VBSS) team aboard USS Carney (DDG 64) has been hard at work b...

'Patriots' Change Command Aboard Eisenhower
DWIGHT D EISEN.HOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140, the "Patriots," conducted an airborne change of command ceremo...

Aerospace Legends Land Aboard Eisenhower
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Astronaut legends visited USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 79) March 9-10 as part of the "Legends of Ae...

Astronaut Legend Receives Naval Astronaut Wings Aboard 'Ike'
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Legendary astronaut and former Navy pilot received a pair of honorary Naval Astronaut Wings in a cer...

Eisenhower Sailor Named Radiation Health Tech of the Year
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- A USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) Sailor will be formally recognized as the Navy's 2009 Radiation ...

VFA 131 "Wildcats" Change Command
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 131, the "Wildcats," held an airborne change of command ceremony Feb. ...

Eisenhower Sailors Celebrate Chinese-Vietnamese New Year
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Several Sailors aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) celebra...

VCNO Visits Eisenhower Sailors
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO) Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert visited the crew of nuclear-powered ...

Two Carrier Air Wing 7 Squadrons Earn Battle "E"
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Two squadrons from Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7 earned the Battle Efficiency (Battle "E") Award for effi...

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Throws Live Five Star Super Bowl Party
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) enjoyed a little touch o...

"Holy Helo" Delivers Spiritual Support to Strike Group
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower's (CVN 69) Command Religious Ministries Department (CR...

Avatar Stars Visit Hue City
USS HUE CITY, At Sea (NNS) -- Stars from the highest grossing movie of all time, 'Avatar,' visited sailors aboard USS Hue City (CG...

'Avatar' Stars Bring Hollywood to Eisenhower Sailors
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (IKE) Sailors were treated Jan. 27 t...

Eisenhower Sailors Make DC Training a Priority
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower's (CVN 69) damage control training team (...

NATO Works with Eisenhower Strike Group to Improve Interoperability
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Representatives from Naval Striking and Support Force NATO (STRIKFORNATO) visited Nimitz-class aircr...

United Through Reading Keeps Eisenhower Families Close
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) Sailors held a kick-off ceremony to celebrate the beginning of the...

Ike Helps Smoking Sailors Kick the Habit
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- In a continued effort to promote healthy living among crew members, USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69...

PhDs Welcomed Aboard Ike
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Commander, Carrier Strike Group 8 (CCSG-8) hosted the Naval Postgraduate School's Regional Security ...

Eisenhower Hosts Farewell Breakfast for Sailors, Families, Friends
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) said goodbye to family and fri...

Ike Takes Part in Dramatic Rescue at Sea
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Only hours after departing for its 2010 deployment, Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eise...

Ike Strike Group Deploys
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- The USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (IKE) Carrier Strike Group (CSG) deployed Jan. 2 for a six-mon...

IKE Sailors Treated to a Taste of Home
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- As Sailors aboard Nimitz-class carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), IKE, prepare to deploy Jan...

Eisenhower CSG Successfully Completes COMPTUEX
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- The Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (CSG) successfully completed a Composite Unit Training...

Ike Sailors Donate More Than $150k to Charity
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) surpassed t...

Rare Aviation Feat Accomplished Twice On Ike
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- The commanding officer of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) and th...

Eisenhower Increases Awareness Through SAVI Program
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) emphasizes the importance of the Navy's Sexual Assault Victim Inte...

German Frigate Hessen Teams With Eisenhower for Training
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) conducted the U.S Navy's f...

Ike Sailors Recognized For Leadership In Hometown of Ship's Namesake
ABILENE, Kan. (NNS) -- Two Sailors from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN69) (Ike) received t...

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Conducts Crew Certification Cruise
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) took part i...

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Returns from Deployment
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Thousands of family and friends gathered at Naval Station Norfolk, July 30 to welcome home Sailors f...

Ike Stops at Mayport After Successful Deployment
MAYPORT, Fla. (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7 stopped at Naval Stati...

Junior Ike Sailor Qualifies as JOOD
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (NNS) -- In an uncommon occurrence, the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (IKE) rec...

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Hosts North Atlantic Council Day at Sea
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) welcomed nearly 100 senior mil...

Ike Holds Steel Beach Picnic on Independence Day
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) took a break from...

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Opens Beauty Salon for Business
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Deployed Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) now have...

Eisenhower Strengthens Ties in Bahrain during Historic Visit
MANAMA, Bahrain (NNS) -- The U.S. ambassador to Bahrain and the commander of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command cohosted a re...

Stout Qualifies Enlisted Surface Warriors
ABOARD USS STOUT, At sea (NNS) -- The Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist (ESWS) qualification is a significant career milestone in th...

USS Milius Sailors Rescue Sea Turtle
ARABIAN GULF (NNS) -- Sailors on board USS Milius (DDG 69) successfully rescued a sea turtle from abandoned fishing nets A...

Care Packages Arrive for Eisenhower Sailors
USS EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- A Florida-based group connected with Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. ...

Eisenhower Sailors Hear from Home
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) received th...

Ike Strike Group Deploys
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Nearly 5,800 Sailors from the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group departed their homeports Feb. 21 for a...

CCSG-8 Leadership Receives Vaccinations
ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Senior leadership of Carrier Strike Group 8 were first in line to receive the mandatory anthrax vacc...

"Ike Day" Declared in Bell County, Texas
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (NNS) -- Sailors of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) became honorary citiz...

Secretary of the Navy Hosts Japanese Ambassador Aboard Aircraft Carrier
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- The Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) hosted the Japanese ambassador to the United States for an overni...

Lean Thinking to Improve Ike's Efficiency, Streamline Processes
ABOARD USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (NNS) -- Aboard the Nimitz class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike), manufacturing jobs...

Ike Receives Retention Excellence Award
ABOARD USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (NNS) -- The Nimitz class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) has been awarded the Fleet...

Ike Welcomes New Commanding Officer
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Capt. Dee L. Mewbourne assumed command of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower...

Ike Sailors Meet Students in Namesake's Hometown
ABILENE, Kan. (NNS) -- Sailors from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), "Ike" visited the ...

Rhode Island ESGR visits Naval Station Norfolk
NORFOLK (NNS) -- More than 50 members of the Rhode Island Employer Support for the Guard and Reserves (ESGR) toured t...

IKE Receives Multiple Awards Watch Video
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The crew of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (Ike)(CVN 69) took part in an...

Damage Controlmen Ensure Ike is Battle Ready for JTFEX
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- The Damage Controlmen aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) are doing their part in the ong...

Navigation Plots Charts for JTFEX
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- The Navigation Department aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)...

JTFEX 07-2 Begins
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Eisenhower Strike Group, comprised of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CV...

Aviator Completes 1,000 Traps
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- The commanding officer of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7 became a member of an exclusive club after succes...

Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum Staff Visits Ike
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Staff from the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum visited the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwig...

Team Underway on Ike Researches Fleet of the Future
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Twelve Navy researchers wrappped up a four-day underway period July 9 aboard the Nimitz-class aircra...

Ike Conducts Burial at Sea Ceremony for Retired Sailors
USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) gathered to...

Ike Receives the Battenberg Cup
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) received the prestigious B...

Commander, Destroyer Squadron 28 Holds Change of Command
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Capt. Ann C. Phillips took the helm of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 28 on June 8, relieving Capt. Mic...

Carrier Strike Group 8 Holds Change of Command
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Command of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 8 changed hands June 7 as Rear Adm. Philip H. Cullom relieved ...

Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group Returns from DeploymentWatch Video
ONBOARD USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (NNS) -- Nearly 6,000 Sailors from Eisenhower (Ike) Carrier Strike Group's (CSG) ships and aircraft squadrons...

CVW-7 Sailors Complete an Eight-Month Deployment
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Pilots and air crew from Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7 embarked on board the Nimitz-class aircraft carrie...

Anzio Rescues Stranded Sailors
USS ANZIO, At Sea (NNS) -- The guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) responded to a distress call May 20 from Amerauto, a 34...

"Ike", Anzio Aid Stranded Vessel
ABOARD USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) and guided-missile cruiser USS A...

USS Anzio Visits Rhodes, Greece
RHODES, Greece (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Anzio (CG 68) bid farewell to Rhodes, Greece, on May 11 after a five-day port visit...

IKE Sailors Enjoy the Rich Culture of Lisbon
ABOARD USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Before bringing her nearly eight-month deployment to an end, the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS D...

Ike Hosts Joint Civilian Orientation Conference
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Forty-five civilian guests visited the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 6...

Members of U.S. House of Representatives Visit Ike
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Members of the U.S. House of Representatives visited the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D....

Chefs At Sea Apprenticeship Program Comes to End
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Fifty Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) compl...

Ike’s S-3 Division Receives “Best of Class” Designation
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- The Supply Department aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ik...

IKE and CVW-7 Team Wins Ramage Award
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW)...

Ike Crew Treated to Tons of Laughs
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Comedian Russell Peters performed his stand up routine in the hangar bay aboard the Nimitz-class air...

Ike Holds 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)(Ike) held a 3-on-3 basketball to...

Ike Breaks "United Through Reading" Record
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- On Feb. 23, the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) broke the record set...

Ike Awarded Battle “E”
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) earned the Commander Naval Air F...

Ike Sailors Relax with Steel Beach Picnic
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors underway aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) to...

Ike Sailors take part in Astronomical Reenlistment
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (Ike) (CVN 69) and embarked ...

Navy Professional Reading Program Strengthens Sailors
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- English politician and writer Joseph Addison once said, “Reading is to the mind what exercise is to ...

Ramage Gets Underway With All Enlisted Watch Team
ABOARD USS RAMAGE, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Ramage (DDG 61) got underway from a recent port visit with an all enlisted bridge watch team as ...

"Ike" Holds Mass Warfare Pinning Ceremony
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Forty-three Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) were ...

Ike Providing Sailors Tools for Advancement Success
ABOARD USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (NNS) -- With the E-7 exam approaching this month and the E-4, E-5 and E-6 exams in March, the Nimitz-class a...

"Ike" Sailors Experience Culture of Jebel Ali, DubaiWatch Video
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) enjoyed some time...

CNO and MCPON Visit Eisenhower CSG Sailors
ABOARD USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (NNS) -- Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Mullen and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) ...

Harlem Globetrotters Visit IKE
ABOARD USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (NNS) -- The world famous Harlem Globetrotters visited the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenh...

Trees for Troops Brings Christmas Spirit to Ike
ABOARD USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) have receiv...

Montel Williams Visits Ike, Brings Families Together During Deployment
ABOARD USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Talk show host Montel Williams visited the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (C...

Senior Enlisted Advisors Visit Ike
ABOARD USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (NNS) -- Senior enlisted advisors from throughout the Middle East area of responsibility visited the Nimitz-c...

Ike Sailors Make Waves in the Arabian Sea
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) took a brea...

Anzio Helps Tivat Clear Litter
ABOARD USS ANZIO (NNS) -- Sailors from the guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) helped 54 local junior achievement scholar...

USS Ramage Hosts Reception in Neum
USS RAMAGE, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Ramage (DDG 61) hosted a reception Oct. 18 for the U.S. ambassador to Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH) a...

Ike Makes Port Call to Naples
ABOARD USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (NNS) -- The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) weighed anchor in the Bay of Nap...

Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group DeploysWatch Video
ABOARD USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (NNS) -- Nearly 6,500 Sailors departed Oct. 3 with the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) Carrier Strike Group...

NASCAR Driver Visits Ike
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- NASCAR fans received a treat Sept. 13 when Shane Huffman, driver of the Busch Series #88 Navy Accele...

9/11 Pentagon Survivor Addresses Ike Crew
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- A naval officer working in the Pentagon during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks visited crew members a...

Eisenhower Strike Group Completes JTFEX 06-2
ABOARD USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (NNS) -- The USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) Carrier Strike Group (CSG) completed an eight-day Joint Task F...

Ike Welcomes Education Boss
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- The crew of USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) gained a new resource for pursuing their professional ...

Ike Qualifies Student Aviators
ABOARD USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (NNS) -- T-45C Goshawk training jets were launched and recovered from the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class...

Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group Successfully Completes COMPTUEX
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- The Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group successfully completed its Composite Training Unit Exercise (COM...

Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group Earns Blue Water Certification
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7, Destroyer Squadron 28 and the ...

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Arrives at Port Everglades
PORT EVERGLADES, Fla. (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) arrived at Port Everglades, Fla., April 24 for a port visit as par...

Carrier Strike Group 8 Begins COMPTUEX
ABOARD USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (NNS) -- The officers and crew of USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7 and Co...

Ike Successfully Completes INSURV
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- The Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) walked off USS Dwight D. Eisenhower’s (Ike) (CVN 69) br...

Ike Team Scores Excellent During TSTA/FEP
ABOARD USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) pulled into Pier 12 at Naval Station Norfolk March 10 after a 25-d...

Ike Underway with CVW-7
ABOARD USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (NNS) -- For the first time in five years, the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (Ike) (...

Ike Polishes New Pilots
ABOARD USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (NNS) -- Student naval aviators performed touch-and-goes, arrested landings and catapult-assisted launches ab...

Ike Completes Combat Systems Trials
ABOARD USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) took another step toward becoming surge ready, sucessfully complet...

Strike Group Staff Moves Aboard Ike
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- During the week of Nov. 14, USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) welcomed aboard Commander, Carrier Str...

Eisenhower Up and Flying Again
ABOARD USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (Ike) (CVN 69) returned to sea Oct. 26, and headed out to accomplish anothe...

Eisenhower Completes Sea Trials
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) successfully completed Sea Trials Oct. 20, marking another milesto...

Ike Sailors Visit Namesake's Farm in Gettysburg
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (NNS) -- Fourteen crew members from USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) visited the Eisenhower National Histori...

Career Fair Points IKE Sailors to New Possibilities
NORFOLK, VA (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower’s (CVN 69) command career counselor’s office held a career fair June 29 in ...

Ike, French Carrier Work Together During Multinational Maritime Exercise
ABOARD USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) opened her flight deck to the French navy May 25 during Mult...

Midshipmen Join Ike for Summer Training
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (NNS) -- Seventeen midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy joined USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) as t...

Ike Returns from Shakedown
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (Ike) (CVN 69) returned to Naval Station Norfolk, Va., May 9 after completi...

215,000 Traps and Ike is Still Counting
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (Ike) (CVN 69) reached a significant milestone in her long and storied hist...

Ike Sailors Load Up CVW-7
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At sea (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) surpassed another milestone April 30 through May 1 as the Nimitz-c...

Reserve Squadron Supports Ike
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (NNS) -- The Emerald Knights of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HS) 75, from Jacksonville, Fla., landed t...

Ike Honors First Safety Pro of the Month in Four Years
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (Ike) (CVN 69) named Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class (SW) Johnnie Sprawling, Ike...

Eisenhower Welcomes Hawkeyes "2000"
USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (NNS) -- The “Screwtops” of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 123 landed on the flight deck of th...

Eisenhower Certified to FlyWatch Video
ABOARD USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (Ike) (CVN 69) successfully completed flight deck certification April 5 — t...

CVW-7 Arrives Aboard Ike
ABOARD USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At Sea (NNS) -- For the first time since 2001, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7 personnel began to embark aboard USS Dwight ...

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Redelivered to the Fleet
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (Ike) (CVN 69) was redelivered to the fle...

Ike Sailors Get Underway for the First Time
ABOARD USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, At sea (NNS) -- Two Sailors aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (IKE) experienced their first underway period w...

Ike Simulates UNREP in Preparation for Return to Sea
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) simulated an underway replenishment (UNREP) March 18 with th...

Ike Receives State-of-the-art Lifesaving Equipment
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) introduced a new lifesaving tool to the ship’s damage contro...

Ike Sailors Set Sights on Continued Education
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Twenty-eight Sailors from USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) graduated from the Academic Skills class...

Ike Warriors Train to Fight Fires on TR
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (Ike) (CVN 69) Sailors arrived aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) ...

Eisenhower Crew Certified Ready For Sea
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- After spending 44 months in Northrop Grumman Newport News shipyard for a major mid-life Refueling an...

Ike Sailors Teach Weather
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Four Sailors from USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) taught weather basics to the entire fifth ...

Ike Sailors Assist Future Voters
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- As millions of Americans lined up to vote for the next president of the United States, USS Dwight D....

Trenton Natives Serve Together Aboard Eisenhower
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- More than 3,000 Sailors serve aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike), homeported in Norfolk,...

Ike Sailors Rewarded for Saving Time, Money
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Four USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) Sailors were awarded $5,000 through the Department of t...

Refurbished Crash and Salvage Crane Returned to Ike
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower’s (CVN 69) (Ike) 6,300-pound, Detroit diesel-powered aircraft crash and sal...

Ike's Calibration Lab Up and Running
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Since USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) arrived at Northrop Grumman Newport News in May 2001 for a m...

Duty Day Care: Ike Sailors Help Local Children
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Seven Sailors from USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) volunteered a full day refurbishing old s...

Eisenhower Passes Crew Cert Phase One
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) passed the first phase of Crew Certification Aug. 31.
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Ike Warriors Play in the Mud
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Fifteen Sailors from USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) participated in the fourth annual Armed...

Ike Sailors Return to Live Aboard Ship
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The long-awaited Crew Move Aboard (CMA) began for hundreds of USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) Sail...

Ike Sailors Attend Firefighting School in Preparation for Sea Trials
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) Sailors attended the Fire Fighting Team Evaluation Course at Farri...

Ike Sailors Save Civilians in Distress on James River
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The efforts of several USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) cre...

Ike Sailors Rewarded for Their Beneficial Suggestion
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Almost a year ago, 10 USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (Ike) (CVN 69) Sailors from Combat Systems Department...

Ike Sailors Participate in Bike Tour for Multiple Sclerosis
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Several Sailors from USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) participated in the Hampton Roads chapter of ...

Ike's In Port Emergency Team Prepares for Anything
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower’s (CVN 69) In port Emergency Team (IET) began conducting drills in June to ...

IKE Sailors Recieve Sports Achievment Award
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- During an awards ceremony May 10 on the aft mess decks aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (Ike) (CVN 69...

Ike’s Repair 5 Ready to Answer Call
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Redesigned Repair Locker 5 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) was completed in November. The l...

Fleet Master Chief Visits Mighty Ike, Commends Sailors’ Work
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- U.S. Atlantic Fleet’s top enlisted Sailor, Atlantic Fleet Master Chief (AW/SW) Buck Heffernan, made ...

Ike’s Admiral Hockey Night
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The crew of USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) took a breather Feb. 6 and watched the “hockey team of...

"Ike" eBusiness Saves Navy Time and Money
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- There are not many Sailors who like spending countless hours typing and re-typing data into spreadsh...

Veterans Day: Not Just a Normal Day Aboard Ike
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Each year, with Thanksgiving and Christmas right around the corner, the entire nation takes time to ...

IKE's Elevators...Going Up
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Aboard every carrier in the fleet, there are four operational elevators. USS Dwight D. Eisenhower's ...

Ike's Vent, LaggingTeams Provides Comfort, Safety
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Imagine being underway in the Arabian Gulf with 110-degree weather without air conditioning, or havi...

NEXStep: Offering Opportunities to Families
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- One of the reasons many Sailors join the Navy is to take advantage of the many benefits the military...

Eisenhower's Light Industrial Facility Saves Navy $2 Million
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A thousand dollars here, a thousand dollars there. Who cares? The crew of USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (...

Eisenhower Milestone: Arresting Gear Reinstalled
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) reached a pivotal point in the renovation of the ship’s flight dec...

Ike Sailor Wins 10K Marine Corps Mud Race
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- We can build him bigger. Faster. Stronger. Well, at least faster.

Speed has been a defining...

Movie Days Offer Break from Day-to-Day Routine
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- More than 1,500 USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) crew members escaped for a day from the demanding ...

Transportation Department Ferries Ike Sailors to Work, Home, More
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- You’re a Sailor assigned to a ship. Your bachelor quarters are 30 miles from the ship, and the buddy...

Sailor Trades Navy Blue for Rebel Gray
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The Irish Brigade of the Union Army crosses the Rappahannock River on a pontoon bridge and marches t...

Ike Tax Center Helps Sailors Relieve Tax Time Pressure
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The average American taxpayer has two basic tax-time options: try to muddle through the complicated ...

Ike Sailors Go Above and Beyond for 2002 Combined Federal Campaign
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- When the 2002 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) kicked off in September, the crew of USS Dwight D. Eis...

Eisenhower Crew Celebrates Holiday Season
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- This holiday season, USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (IKE) (CVN 69) celebrated in style with a winter extra...

Smellin’ Fishy, Ike Anglers Reel in the Big Ones
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A small splash erupts from the surface of the river, as a lure plops into the water. Reeling in his ...

A Day in the Sun … Almost
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Whether it’s a family outing or a company picnic, it seems an all-too-common occurrence. The food, t...

Ike Sailors Compete in Wilderness Challenge
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Imagine sleeping on the ground, not being able to shower for days, no television and a total lack of...

Ike Receives First Wave of Master-at-Arms Seamen
Newport News, Va. (NNS) -- They've got the badge. They've got the cammies. They may even have the weapon. But where's the crow?...

Ike Sailor Finds Serenity in a Field of Dreams
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Down by one, the clock is ticking. It’s a scenario that’s as American as you can get, replaying its...

Silent Minority: Homeless in America
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- We see them everyday, as we drive to and from in the daily rush of our lives. They might be at an i...

Ike Sailors Spend Day Watching Tides Come In
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- With forward deployments to trouble spots throughout the world, constant security concerns, and phy...

"Ike" Advances Nearly 200 Sailors
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Monday afternoon marked an important milestone in the careers of many "Ike" Sailors as USS Dwight D...

Cutting Through the Red Tape
NEWPORT NEWS, VA (NNS) -- Since moving into Northrup-Gruman Newport News Shipbuilding over a year ago for its refueling and c...

Sailor of the Month Luncheon on "Ike"
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- On June 3, USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) took recognition of three of it's finest Sailors. The ...

What's Your Plan? "Ike" Releases New Foul Weather Instruction
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Andrew. Hugo. Floyd. Three storms that brought unimaginable damage and destruction to the United Sta...

Ike Pays Tribute to Midway's Legacy
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Whenever there's a crisis anywhere in the world, the first question an American president asks is "...

Making a Senior Chief
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Know your Rate. Complete every task to the best of your ability. Don’t let anyone tell you that you...

Spousal Appreciation: A Chance to Say Thanks
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Being married to anyone takes dedication and hard work. Being a Navy spouse is an exceptionally tou...

Ancient Ceremony Marks New Beginning for IKE
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) reached a significant milestone in its Refueling and Complex Over...

Do the Math -- USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) + Menchville House = Success
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Amid showers, a new day dawned bright for women in transition on Virginia’s largest peninsula Sunda...

Ike Away Team: It's All in a Name
NORFOLK Va. (NNS) -- They cleared acres of multi-floral rose bushes - thorny, grasping plants that may have inspired the...

Standing Above The Crowd: Challenges to Earn a Warfare Pin on Ike
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist (ESWS) and Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist (EAWS) pins...

Leaders Teach Leaders on Ike
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A petty officer third class strolls down the passageway confidently as he makes his daily rounds th...

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