The DET 2 is one of 5 detachement of the VRC-40 squadron. It is attached to an aircraft carrier. Their nick name is "Bush Whackers" and often called DET DEUCE

     
USS EISENHOWER  IT'S THE F'N EISENHOWER WINE MIXER WE AIM'T RIGHT  / DET DEUCE MILLENNIUM MAD DOGS USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT
        (Paul Newman Collection)

Note: Gray box means, this patch is not in my collection.  

 

  RAWHIDES DEPLOYMENT

 

YEAR AIRCRAFT CARRIER C-2A BuNo (Modex/Side Number) OPERATION REMARKS
1994 USS DWIGHT D EISENHOWER (CVN-69) (23) / (42)   LCDR Andrew V. Cole
1996 USS ENTERPRISE (CVN-65) (46) / (47)    
1998 USS JOHN C STENNIS (CVN-74) ( 3 ) 162144 (41)  WESTPAC LCR Mayer; LT Berra;
2000 USS JOHN F KENNEDY (CV-67) 1621XX (45) / 1621XX (XX)   LCDR Pete B. Nette
2015 USS GEORGE H. W. BUSH (CVN-77) ( 4 )   CSG-2  
2016 USS GEORGE H. W. BUSH (CVN-77) ( 5 )   CSG-2  
Jan 21, 2017 - USS GEORGE H. W. BUSH (CVN-77) ( 6 ) (45) / 162159 (46) MED/GULF CSG-8  

 

Reference ( Source ):

3 = Photo by Rodger Kelly 
4 = Air Power Yearbook 2015 / Air Power Review page 70/71
5 = Air Power Yearbook 2016 / Air Power Review page 69
6 = Website: https://www.navytimes.com/articles/bush-csg-deploys