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)

 

  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
2009 USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN-72)     LCDR William C. Kluttz III
2014
Feb. - Nov.
USS GEORGE H. W. BUSH (CVN-77) ( 7 ) (46) / (54)   LCDR Danny Cook, LT Ross Adams, LT Frantz Bien-Aime, LT Eric Dittmann, LT Mark Guadagnini, LT Ross Nix, LTJG Scott Hatzung
2015 USS GEORGE H. W. BUSH (CVN-77) ( 4 )   CSG-2  
2016 USS GEORGE H. W. BUSH (CVN-77) ( 5 )   CSG-2  

2017

Jan. 21 -

USS GEORGE H. W. BUSH (CVN-77) ( 6 ) (45) / 162159 (46) MED/GULF CSG-8 LT Josh Witkowski (45)

 

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
7 = VRC-40 DET 2 Deployment Picture