A look inside the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower's 'Mighty Ike Air Wing'
NORFOLK, Va. -- Naval Station Norfolk, the biggest Navy installation in the world, is home to the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower; "The Mighty Ike" as she is fondly called is a city at sea. Having pulled out of port only three weeks ago, she is somewhere on ...
History Matters: Eisenhower's years at Camp Meade, Laurel
Long-time residents like to point out with pride that Dwight "Ike" and Mamie Eisenhower lived for a short time in a boardinghouse in Laurel during his posting to Camp Meade. But a new book sheds some light on their time in Laurel — a time that proved ...
2 Hometown Heroes representing Chicago on the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower
Where are the carriers? that quintessential question that presidents inevitably ask at a time of global crisis. At the world's largest naval station sits a ship named after our 34th president, with a crew full of heroes on board. The USS Dwight D ...
Discover the secret Minor League career of a young Dwight Eisenhower
It wasn't much of a career, all told: one summer spent with the Junction City Soldiers of the Class D Central Kansas League back in 1911. According to Baseball-Reference, the outfielder -- known only by the name "Wilson" -- hit .355 over just 31 at-bats.