USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) Story Archive

Improved Leadership Training: Enlisted Leadership Development Courses  (14 May 2019)
As Sailors enter Training Classroom Three, Senior Chief Logistics Specialist Damien Burke greets them to their first day of Fundamental Leader Development Course (FLDC).
How's The Weather  (14 May 2019)
A small rate that often goes unnoticed at shore and at sea, aerographer's mates (AG) are an integral part of the Navy. AGs are experts in meteorology and oceanography.
Ike Hosts D-Day Remembrance Ceremony  (7 June 2019)
Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) observed the 75th anniversary of D-Day with a ceremony June 6, honoring those who took part in the Invasion of Normandy.
CSG-10 Bids Farewell to Rear Adm. Meier, Welcomes Rear Adm. Schlise During Change of Command  (24 June 2019)
Rear Adm. Paul Schlise relieved Rear Adm. John Meier as commander of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 10 during a ceremony aboard the CSG's flagship, USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) on June 21.
Ike Medical Department Prepares for MAV  (16 July 2019)
The medical department aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) works hard every day. Such effort requires aggressive upkeep and maintenance.
Women at Sea Empowers Ike's Female Sailors  (16 July 2019)
Since 1994, women have been able to serve on combatant ships. When the Navy issued orders for women to report, the first ship to receive them was USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Women at Sea (WAS), is a group aboard Ike who assures the female population can come together and support one ...
V-4 Sailors Keep Ike Moving Forward  (16 July 2019)
An aircraft carrier's mission is to launch and recover aircraft, but to do that, the aircraft and ship must have fuel to function and operate at peak performance.
G-2 Doubles Down for Inspection  (19 July 2019)
As USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) enters the rolling seas once again, a battle of the elements begins. The sea attacks and lay salt onto gun mounts, and moisture seeps into the tiny cracks and crevices of Ike's large .50 caliber guns.
Ike Has the Watch  (19 July 2019)
USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) honored the lives of 33 servicemembers and family members during a burial-at-sea ceremony July 14.
S-2 Preserves the Galleys  (22 July 2019)
In preparation for the Material Assist Visit Sailors assigned to S-2 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) are inspecting and correcting anything that falls under their responsibility by climbing and crawling every inch of their spaces.
Combat System Explains Working Aloft  (22 July 2019)
Sweat beads on the head of a Sailor as they edge their way up a ladder. Their breath comes out slow and heavy as they repeatedly attach and detach the D-ring of their safety harness onto the rungs of the ladder. Tools rattle and clang together on their tool belt as they ascend the main mast ...
Quality Assurance Team Helps Sailors Prepare for MAV  (22 July 2019)
While the material maintenance management (3M) team verifies the quality of completed maintenance using maintenance requirement cards (MRC), quality assurance (QA) turns to more in-depth technical manuals to thoroughly ensure the ship is maintained in a safe and operational condition.
Walking Blood Bank Gives Back  (22 July 2019)
The human body holds between nine to 12 pints of blood. Approximately 60 pints were donated to save the lives of two personnel in the middle of the night aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) due to an activation of the ship's Walking Blood Bank.
Ike Conducts Ammunition Onload at Sea  (16 August 2019)
The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) conducted an ammunition onload with both the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) and the dry cargo ship USNS Robert E. Peary (T-AKE 5), August 12-15.

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