A C-2A Greyhound assigned the “Providers” of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 30 lands on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). The Greyhound held the cremains of Julius H. Frey and wife, Jerry A. Frey.
The cremains are scheduled for a burial-at-sea aboard Reagan July 15. Julius was a World War II veteran who fought in the Battle of Coral Sea on the aircraft carrier USS Lexington (CV 2).
Ronald Reagan is the flagship of Carrier Strike Group 5, which is on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. – US Navy
Watch: The C-2 Greyhound in action!
Featured image by U.S. Navy photo, Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate