c 2a greyhound

An Aviation Structural Mechanic performs maintenance checks for a C-2A Greyhound on U.S. Naval Support Activity (NSA) Souda Bay’s flight line.

Aviation Structural Mechanics require an orientation toward tools and equipment, should possess manual dexterity and be physically fit. They must be able to keep records, have a knack for getting along well with other people and work as part of a team.

Aircraft assigned to Carrier Air Wing Five (CVW-5) perform a formation flight in front of Mount Fuji, Japan on 12 April 2007. Visible aircraft are (from left to right): Grumman E-2C NP Hawkeye (VAW-113 Liberty Bells), Grumman C-2A Greyhound (VRC-30, Det. 5 Passwords), Grumman EA-6B Prowler (VAQ-136 Gauntlets), McDonnellDouglas F/A-18F Super Hornet (VFA-102 Diamondbacks), F/A-18E Super Hornet (VFA-27 Royal Maces), F/A-18C(N) Hornet (VFA-192 Golden Dragons), and a F/A-18C(N) Hornet (VFA-195 Dambusters).

A C-2A Greyhound assigned to the Rawhides of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 40, taxis past a row of T-45C Goshawk training aircraft on the flight deck of aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman

Japanese guests watch a C-2A Greyhound from the Providers of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 30 make an arrested landing on the flight of the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington