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USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Now Operating in the Red Sea

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Now Operating in the Red Sea

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) transits through the Suez Canal, Nov. 4, 2023. US Navy Photo

This post has been updated with a statement from U.S. 5th fleet.

Carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) entered the Middle East through the Suez Canal over the weekend, U.S. 5th Fleet announced on Saturday. Read More

Carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Embarked with Team to Test Future of Navy Medicine

Carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Embarked with Team to Test Future of Navy Medicine

From left, Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Bradley Christian, a search and rescue medical technician assigned to Navy Medicine Readiness and Training (NMRTC) Patuxent River, and Lt. Kyle Rowland, a critical care nurse assigned to NMRTC Camp Lejeune, test an integrated intensive care mobile unit during inventory in the medical department aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). US Navy Photo

When the Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group enters U.S. Fifth Fleet – the first time an aircraft carrier has operated in the Middle East in two years – it will do so with a small medical team, dedicated to a new approach to Navy medicine. Read More

Carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Approaching Mediterranean, French Deploy Warships Near Israel

Carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Approaching Mediterranean, French Deploy Warships Near Israel

Aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) conducts routine operations in the Atlantic Ocean on Oct. 18, 2023. US Navy Photo

The Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group is more than halfway across the Atlantic on its way to join the mass of U.S. naval forces in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East following the Hamas attacks on Israel earlier this month. Meanwhile, the French deployed an amphibious warship to join U.S. and U.K. ships to deter the conflict from spreading beyond Israel. Read More

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Midway Across Atlantic, En Route to the Middle East

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Midway Across Atlantic, En Route to the Middle East

An F/A-18E Super Hornet fighter jet, attached to the ‘Rams’ of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 83, on the flight deck after conducting flight quarters aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) in the Atlantic Ocean, Oct. 17, 2023. US Navy Photo

THE PENTAGON – The Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group is in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean as it heads to the Middle East, instead of joining the Gerald R. Ford Carrier Strike Group in the Eastern Mediterranean. Read More

Carriers USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, USS Carl Vinson Deploy; Ike Will Join Carrier Ford in Eastern Med

Carriers USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, USS Carl Vinson Deploy; Ike Will Join Carrier Ford in Eastern Med

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) deploys from Naval Station Norfolk, Oct. 14, 2023. US Navy Photo

This post was updated with a Pentagon statement confirming USS Dwight D. Eisenhower is heading to the Eastern Mediterranean. 

Two U.S. Navy aircraft carriers deployed this week, with four carrier strike groups currently deployed across the globe, USNI News has learned. Read More

Top Stories 2021: COVID-19 Pandemic

Top Stories 2021: COVID-19 Pandemic

Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Omar Bowen, left, assigned to Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Unit Bahrain, administers the COVID-19 vaccine to Lt. j.g. Kory Hill, anti-terrorism officer aboard amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD-22), in Manama, Bahrain on Feb. 26, 2021. US Navy Photo

The COVID-19 pandemic continued to affect the Navy’s functioning, even as vaccines were rolled out to the fleet. The past year brought ebbs and flows in terms of the number of cases with peaks brought by the Delta and Omicron variants of SARS-CoV-2. Read More