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.