GREYHOUND 162150 with the VRC-30 DET 5 (430) fly along the Fujiyama in Japan. Ted Carlson Photo, Boerries Burkhardt Collection

 

The primary mission of the Fleet Logistics Support Squadron THREE ZERO (VRC-30) Det 5 "PROVIDERS” is to provide the transport of high-priority cargo, mail and passengers between aircraft carriers at sea and shore bases throughout the Pacific. In addition, VRC-30 DET 5 is capable of providing airdrop / paradrop support for Special Warfare Units of any branch of service. The Squadron ist located at the NAF Atzugi in Japan.

At the present time (January 2017) the DET 5 has 2 C-2A(R) Grumman Greyhound aircraft.

 

 

 

Fleet Logistics Support Squadron 30 (VRC-30)

Home port assignments: NAS North Island in San Diego, CA. U.S.A
Assignments of the VRC-30 DET-5: Naval Air Facility Atsugi, Japan

Call Sign: Password

 Hustlers  Roughnecks  Crusaders  Pure Horsepower We Deliver
VRC-30 DET-1 Hustlers VRC-30 DET-2 Roughnecks VRC-30 DET-3 Crusaders VRC-30 DET-4 Pure Horsepower VRC-30 DET-5 We Deliver
NAS North Island NAS North Island NAS North Island NAS North Island NAF Atsugi, Japan
         

 

C-2A Greyhound BuNo 162141 assigned to the VRC-30 DET- 3 "Providers" aboard the USS Nimitz (CVN 68) U.S. Navy photo by Photographers Mate Airman Ashley Gayton (RELEASED)

 

 

     
VRC-30 Providers Insignia VRC-30 1998 E and S Winner
     

 

 


Source and Internet Links

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VRC-30
http://www.cacclw.navy.mil/vrc30/index.htm
http://www.cnic.navy.mil/regions/cnrj/installations/naf_atsugi/about/tenant_commands/cvw_5/vrc_30det5.html
https://www.facebook.com/pages/VRC-30-Det-5/173225779395943