The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) transits the Atlantic Ocean on July 2, 2013.

The Navy's latest aircraft carrier deployment got off to an unusual start

In a break from the norm, the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower and its strike group deployed immediately after completing a final certification exercise instead of first returning to the carrier's home port


3 sailors from the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower charged in connection with holiday party fight

Aviation Ordnanceman Demetrius Jackson, Boatswain's Mate Seaman Akilah Carradine-McMillan, and Electronics Technician 3rd Class Ryann Moore had all been charged with misdemeanor offenses stemming from the incident.


The Navy is investigating a video that purportedly shows a brawl at the USS Eisenhower holiday party

"While this incident is currently being investigated, the United States Navy does not condone this type of behavior."