The DET 3 is one of 5 detachement of the VRC-40 RAWHIDE. It is attached to an aircraft carrier. Mostly to the IKE!

         
VRC-40 DET 3 HST Y.F.O PER
DIEM ON THE REG.... TRAPS ON THE REG....
FREAKING THREE 2012 THREE THE HARD WAY VRC-40 DET 3
 ON A MISSION FROM COD
TOUGH GUYS
VRC-40 DET 3 JAN-JUL 2010
USS Dwight D. Eisenhower IKE (CVN-69)
USS Dwight D. Eisenhower IKE (CVN-69)  CVW-7 MED/GULF  THIRSTY CAMMELS (2016)

 

 

  RAWHIDES DEPLOYMENT

 

YEAR AIRCRAFT CARRIER C-2A BuNo (Modex/Side Number) OPERATION REMARKS
1993-94 USS AMERICA (CV-66) ( 1 ) (AB-45) / (AB-46) MED / GULF CVW-1
2002 USS JOHN F KENNEDY (CV-67) ( 2 ) 1621XX (41) / 1621XX (55) (52!) ENDURING FREEDOM LCDR Matt Westfall; LT Litkowski; LT Walborn; LTJG Perle; LT Dotson; LT Withey; LT Cramer
2003 USS (53) / (55) IRAQI FREEDOM  
2004 USS GEORGE WASHINGTON 1621XX (53) / 1621XX (55)   LCDR Trey Hayden
2006/07 USS DWIGHT D EISENHOWER (CVN-69)   MED/GULF CVW-7
2009 USS DWIGHT D EISENHOWER (CVN-69)  (46)    
2010 USS DWIGHT D EISENHOWER (CVN-69)      
2011   162143 (44)   LT Grant Robinson
2012 USS DWIGHT D EISENHOWER (CVN-69)      
2013 USS DWIGHT D EISENHOWER (CVN-69)   ENDURING FREEDOM  
2015 USS DWIGHT D EISENHOWER (CVN-69) ( 3 )   CSG-10  
2016 USS HARRY S TRUMAN (CVN-75) ( 4 ) (40) / 162144 (55)  CSG-8 LT Tim Wittner (Thirsty Camels :-))

 

 

       
VRC-40 DET 3
X-TREME CRUISE 2000
2006/07
THIS AIN'T BUSH LEAGUE
     
(Paul Newman Collection) (Paul Newman Collection) (Paul Newman Collection)    

 

 Reference ( Source ):

1 =
2 = USS JOHN F KENNEDY (CV-67) Cruise book 2002
3 = Air Power Yearbook 2015 / Air Power Review page 70/71
4 = Air Power Yearbook 2016 / Air Power Review page 69

 

VRC-40 DET III RAWHIDES C-2A Modex-40 with a painted moustache on the front landing gear cover in 2016. BuNo not known.

 

C-2A(R) BuNo 162177 of the VRC-30 DET III somewhere in 1996. Boerries Burkhardt Collection.