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  • 13 July 2016
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    U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), together with its carrier strike group (Ike CSG), entered the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations, July 8. The carrier, accompanied by embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 3, guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) and guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56), concluded operations in the […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) Carrier Strike Group (IKE CSG) arrived in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) March 15. The mission of the IKE CSG is to promote maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the AOR. Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 8 is comprised of flagship USS Dwight D. […]

  • 27 June 2016
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    Ships assigned to the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (Ike CSG) met with Turkish naval forces to stage an anti-submarine warfare exercise on June 25. Shortened to ASWEX, the exercise was designed to utilize the navies’ skills while defending multiple units from possible sub-surface threats. “Anti-submarine warfare is a major component in protecting the U.S. homeland and reassuring […]

  • 9 June 2016
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    U.S. Navy’s USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (Ike CSG) entered the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations June 8 thereby joining the USS Harry S. Truman which already operates in the eastern Mediterranean. While Ike CSG is involved in Great Green Fleet activities and operations, Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group is also conducting combat […]

  • 14 April 2016
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    The ships and air wing of the U.S. Navy’s Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group have completed a composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) in preparation for their future deployment. COMPTUEX measured the carrier strike group’s ability to perform and respond as an integrated team during simulated scenarios the group may encounter while deployed. Ike CSG is comprised […]

  • 28 December 2016
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    U.S. Navy’s Eisenhower carrier strike group (Ike CSG) departed the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations on December 26, six days after it set sail from the French city of Marseille. The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56), and guided-missile destroyers USS Mason (DDG 87) and […]

  • 19 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (IKE CSG), with nearly 6,000 Sailors, is scheduled to deploy from Naval Station Norfolk, Va., and Naval Station Mayport, Fla., June 20, to support operations in the U.S. Navy’s 5th and 6th Fleets. The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), commanded by Capt. Marcus A. Hitchcock, guided-missile destroyers […]

  • 6 December 2016
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    The U.S. Navy’s Dwight D. Eisenhower carrier strike group (Ike CSG) entered the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations on December 4 following a Suez Canal transit. Aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (Ike) was accompanied by guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) and guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56), after five months of […]

  • 21 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Nearly 6,000 Sailors operating on ships and aircraft of Carrier Strike Group Eight departed June 20 for a scheduled deployment in support of maritime security operations and build on maritime partnerships. They are deploying to the 5th and 6th fleet areas of responsibilities, as part of an ongoing rotation of U.S. forces supporting maritime security […]

  • 11 April 2017
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    U.S. Navy sailors assigned to the Eisenhower carrier strike group have been ready to deploy on short notice ever since they returned from their 2016 deployment. Now, approximately 6,000 sailors are conducting a sustainment exercise (SUSTEX) to maintain their readiness and capability to deploy should the need arise. “Ike CSG is doing a great job […]

  • 18 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (IKE CSG) arrived in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations (AOO) on July 17. The mission of the IKE CSG is to support maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the AOO. Prior to arrival in theater, the IKE CSG successfully completed a robust training cycle, where […]

  • 7 December 2016
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    U.S. Navy’s Dwight D. Eisenhower carrier strike group (Ike CSG) has continued airstrikes against ISIL under operation Inherent Resolve, launching sorties from the Eastern Mediterranean on December 6. At the same time, elements of the 22nd marine expeditionary unit (MEU) continued conducting precision air strikes against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant targets in Sirte, […]

  • 21 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (IKE CSG) and its nearly 6,000 Sailors departed Naval Station Norfolk and Naval Station Mayport, Fla., June 20, to support operations in the U.S. Navy’s 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operation. The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), commanded by Capt. Marcus A. Hitchcock, and guided missile […]

  • 22 March 2016
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    U.S. Navy’s Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) sailed out of Naval Station Norfolk to begin composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX), March 16. San Jacinto will join the rest of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group to conduct COMPTUEX, which tests the strike group’s ability to effectively react to real-world scenarios and perform […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Training & Education

    Commander of the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (Ike CSG) Rear Adm. Jim Malloy visited guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94), Dec. 12. Malloy, embarked aboard aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike), toured the ship, met with the Chiefs Mess and the ship’s officers, and held an all hands call, where he answered […]

  • 29 September 2016
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    U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) wrapped up its four-day port visit to Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates, Sept. 26. San Jacinto, part of the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (Ike CSG), is deployed in support of Operation Inherent Resolve which is aimed at eliminating the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. The cruiser […]

  • 3 June 2016
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    U.S. Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, with about 7,000 sailors attached to its carrier strike group, departed Naval Station Norfolk for a deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operations. The IKE CSG is deploying to relieve the Harry S. Truman Strike Group supporting air strikes against ISIL. As a part of the […]

  • 23 June 2016
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    U.S. Navy’s guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) paid a four day visit to Naples, Italy and returned to regular tasks June 21. San Jacinto arrived in Naples following several days of at-sea operations with Italian naval vessels during a combined Flotta Verde/Great Green Fleet passing exercise with ships assigned to the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group. […]

  • 1 November 2016
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    The U.S. Navy’s Eisenhower carrier strike group (Ike CSG) and the U.S. Air Force conducted a joint air defense exercise (ADEX) in the Arabian Gulf, October 25. The ADEX is conducted to improve integration of Navy and Air Force defense efforts while protecting aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) from simulated aerial […]

  • 14 June 2016
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    After two years of cooperation on developing alternative fuels to reduce emissions and pollution, the Italian and U.S. Navy are set to conduct the first replenishment at sea (RAS) that will transfer fuel made from renewable sources. On June 16, Italian Navy auxiliary ship Etna will replenish ships from the U.S. Navy’s Dwight D. Eisenhower carrier […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Norwegian Navy frigate HNoMS Fridtjof Nansen has joined the U.S. Navy’s USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (Ike) aircraft carrier strike group during their final preparations for deployment. Nansen is participating in a composite training unit exercise with Ike’s strike group to foster integration with the U.S. Navy. Although language barriers and different exercise procedures can […]

  • 14 February 2017
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    U.S. Navy’s carrier strike group centered around aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush has started air strikes against ISIL from the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. The strikes, which started on February 13, are in support of the U.S. operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) aimed at fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. The George H.W. Bush carrier […]

  • 29 December 2016
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    U.S. Navy sailors from the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower carrier strike group will arrive at their homeports December 30 following a seven-month deployment to the Persian Gulf and the Mediterranean. More than 6,000 sailors will return home just in time for New Year’s Eve celebrations. The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike), guided-missile cruiser USS […]

  • 3 December 2015
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    U.S. Navy’s Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 10 held a change of command ceremony while embarked aboard the flagship USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike), in the Atlantic Ocean on December 1. Rear Admiral Jesse Wilson relieved Rear Admiral Bruce Lindsey. Lindsey, a naval aviator, was flying in an F/A-18 from Strike Fighter Squadron (VF) […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Midshipmen from various Naval ROTC programs completed their 33rd day of underway training aboard guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) as part of a five-week summer training cruise, Aug. 10. Midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy and other universities have been attending training all summer across the fleet on various ships, both deployed and stateside. […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy sailors assigned to explosive ordnance disposal mobile unit (EODMU) 6, currently embarked aboard aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike), returned from Camp Beuhring in Udairi, Kuwait, after completing specialized sustainment training, Oct. 25-31. Camp Beuhring serves as a staging ground for support activities and ground forces stationed there. “We run […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Training & Education

    Aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) celebrated the one-year mark since returning to operational status as it continues to support Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) in the Persian Gulf (also known as Arabian Gulf), Aug. 28. After an extended dry-docking planned incremental availability (DPIA) in Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), Ike’s crew was able, […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) completed an inbound, high-speed boat training drill, March 28. Stout is underway conducting Composite Training Unit Exercise with the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group, the final test the strike group will undergo in preparation for deployment. During the training evolution, the Stout crew was called to action at a […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) completed her mid-deployment voyage repairs and pre-selective availability while ported in Manama, Bahrain, Aug. 27. This maintenance availability enabled Roosevelt to remain on track through the rest of deployment and sustain mission readiness in support of the Optimized Fleet Response Plan (O-FRP). “Having the ability to get repairs […]