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.