The DET 5 is last of 5 detachement of the VRC-40 RAWHIDES squadron. It is attached to an aircraft carrier.
|VRC-40 DET 5||VRC-40 DET 5||VRC-40 DET 5|
|RENT - A - COD||GOING TO HELL IN A BUCKET|
Before the VRC-40 switched to 5 detachements, they had DET ALPHA, BRAVO and CHARLIE
|YEAR||AIRCRAFT CARRIER||C-2A BuNo (Modex/Side Number)||OPERATION||SQUADRON|
|1989||NORTHSTAR 89||VRC-40 DET ALPHA|
|1989||VRC-40 DET BRAVO|
|1989||USS LEXINGTON (CV-16)||162142 (47) / 162169||NS Roosevelt Roads||VRC-40 DET CHARLIE|
BuNo 162142 of the VRC-40 DET CHARLIE onboard the USS LEXINGTON (CV-16) during operations NS Roosevelt Roads in 1989. Joe Cupido Photo, Boerries Burkhardt Collection.