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USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, CVN 69
Carrier Strike Group

Tuesday, July 28, 2010


About the ship:

The carrier, named after the nation's 34th president, was christened Oct. 11, 1975, by Mrs. Mamie Doud-Eisenhower, the ship's sponsor and late presidentís. IKE was commissioned on Oct. 18, 1977, under the command of Capt. William E. Ramsey and assigned to U.S. Atlantic Fleet