USS John C. Stennis Transfers Supplies from Sri Lanka

January 23, 2019 – USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) received supplies as part of a temporary cargo transfer initiative in Sri Lanka, beginning Jan. 24. A C-2A Greyhound carrier onboard delivery aircraft from Fleet Logistics Support Squadron 30 (VRC-30) operated from Bandaranaike International Airport near Colombo. The C-2A received a variety of supplies transferred earlier in the week from a U.S. Navy C-40A Clipper logistics aircraft and then flown back to John C. Stennis. Supplies included spare parts, tools, personal mail, paper goods, and other items. “Support services went…

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Navy Establishes First CMV-22B Squadron

December 17, 2018 – The Navy held a ceremony Dec. 14 at Naval Base Coronado to commemorate the establishment of Fleet Logistics Multi-Mission Squadron (VRM) 30, the Navy’s first CMV-22B squadron. VRM-30 was established to begin the Navy’s transition from the C-2A Greyhound, which has provided logistics support to aircraft carriers for four decades, to the CMV-22B, which has an increased operational range, greater cargo capacity, faster cargo loading/unloading, increased survivability and enhanced beyond-line-of-sight communications compared to the C-2A. “Where no instructions existed, no patch existed, no ‘here’s how we…

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