ENLISTED APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED BY NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON (BLUE ANGELS) FOR 2009 SHOW SEASON

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SUBJ/ENLISTED APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED BY NAVY FLIGHT 
DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON (BLUE ANGELS) FOR 2009 SHOW SEASON// 


RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES REQUIREMENTS AND SOLICITS ENLISTED 
APPLICATIONS FOR THE NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON (BLUE ANGELS) 
2009 SEASON.  APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED BEFORE 1 APR 08.  
SELECTION RESULTS WILL BE AVAILABLE NLT JUN 08.  PERSONNEL WITH A PRD 
OF SEP 08 THROUGH APR 09 ARE ELIGIBLE, BUT OTHERS MAY APPLY WITH 
COMMAND AND DETAILER APPROVAL.  PERSONNEL SELECTED WILL NORMALLY 
DETACH FROM THEIR PRESENT COMMAND IN OCT 08 AND REPORT IN NOV 08. 
2.  THERE ARE OPEN E5/E6 BILLETS WITHIN THE FOLLOWING RATINGS:  AZ, 
AD, AE, AT, AO, AME, AM, AS, PR, MC, SK, HM2 (NEC 8406) AND YN1 
(PREFERABLY  NEC 9588).  OUTSTANDING THIRD CLASS PETTY OFFICERS WILL 
BE CONSIDERED.  FOR CHIEF PETTY OFFICERS, THERE ARE OPEN BILLETS IN 
THE ADC (NEC 8342) AND AMC (NEC 8342) RATINGS.  A NORMAL TOUR OF DUTY 
WITH THE BLUE ANGELS IS THREE YEARS AND IS SEA DUTY (TYPE 2) FOR 
ROTATIONAL PURPOSES.  
3.  PERSONNEL SELECTED FOR THIS UNIQUE AND DEMANDING DUTY REPRESENT 
THE HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF SAILORS SERVING THROUGHOUT THE U.S. AND 
ABROAD.  APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE REQUIREMENTS LISTED BELOW TO BE 
CONSIDERED FOR DUTY WITH THE BLUE ANGELS (WAIVERS ARE NOT NORMALLY 
CONSIDERED): 
    A.  MUST NOT BE IN RECEIPT OF PCS ORDERS BEFORE FINAL SELECTIONS 
ARE MADE IN JUN 08. 
    B.  NO NJP OR COURT MARTIAL CONVICTIONS IN LAST 36 MONTHS. 
    C.  NO ALCOHOL-RELATED INCIDENTS (CIVIL OR MILITARY) IN LAST 36 
MONTHS; DUI/DWI CONVICTIONS WITHIN LAST FIVE YEARS ARE DISQUALIFYING. 
    D.  NO FINANCIAL INSTABILITY/COMMAND DIRECTED COUNSELING IN LAST 
36 MONTHS; APPLICANTS MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR A GOVERNMENT CREDIT CARD 
(THIS IS NOT WAIVERABLE). 
    E.  NO PRT/BODY FAT FAILURES IN LAST 36 MONTHS; PERSONNEL WHO 
HAVE HAD MEDICAL WAIVERS IN THE LAST 24 MONTHS WILL BE CONSIDERED ON 
A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS ONLY. 
    F.  NO VISIBLE TATTOOS WHILE WEARING A SUMMER WHITE UNIFORM. 
    G.  MUST POSSESS VALID AND CURRENT DRIVER'S LICENSE. 
4.  INTERESTED CANDIDATES MEETING THE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS MUST FIRST 
SUBMIT A FULLY COMPLETED NAVPERS 1306/7 (ENLISTED PERSONNEL ACTION 
REQUEST) AND 1306/92 (SPECIAL PROGRAM SCREENING FORM) TO THEIR 
RESPECTIVE RATING DETAILER VIA THEIR COMMANDING OFFICER.  AFTER 
SUBMISSION OF NAVPERS 1306/7 TO THEIR DETAILER, APPLICANTS MUST 
SUBMIT AN APPLICATION TO NFDS USING THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA (ENSURE 
ALL TELEPHONE NUMBERS, MAILING ADDRESSES, AND E-MAIL ADDRESSES ARE 
INCLUDED): 
    A.  COMMANDING OFFICER'S ENDORSEMENT ON COMMAND LETTERHEAD IN 
"FIRST ENDORSEMENT" FORMAT. 
    B.  COPY OF NAVPERS 1306/7. 
    C.  COMPLETE SPECIAL DUTY SCREENING IAW MILPERSMAN 1306-919. 
    D.  INCLUDE COPIES OF LAST FIVE EVALUATIONS/FITNESS REPORTS. 
    E.  PROVIDE OFFICIAL 5X7 INCH PHOTOGRAPH (FRONT, SIDE, BACK) IN 
SUMMER WHITE UNIFORM (KHAKIS FOR E7-E9 APPLICANTS). 
    F.  SUBMIT MEDICAL OFFICER'S CLEARANCE, DOCUMENTED ON SF600, FOR 
REMOTE/ARDUOUS DUTY.  
NOTE:  COMMON APPLICATION ERRORS INCLUDE LACK OF DETAILED CONTACT 
INFORMATION, UNSIGNED NAVPERS 1306/7 AND 1306/92, NO COMMANDING 
OFFICER ENDORSEMENT, MISSING EVALUATIONS, PHOTOS NOT INCLUDED AND 
PACKAGES SENT TO DETAILER RATHER THAN NFDS. 
5.  MAIL THE COMPLETE APPLICATION TO: 
    COMMANDING OFFICER 
    NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON (NFDS) 
    ATTN:  ATCS(AW) J. NORTH 
    390 SAN CARLOS ROAD, SUITE A 
    PENSACOLA, FL 32508-5508 
6.  APPLICANTS MUST BRING SERVICE RECORD AND MEDICAL RECORD FOR 
REVIEW DURING THE INTERVIEW PROCESS. 
7.  CANDIDATES SHOULD CALL NFDS TWO WEEKS AFTER MAILING APPLICATION TO 
VERIFY RECEIPT AND TO SCHEDULE AN INTERVIEW.  ALL PERSONNEL CURRENTLY 
STATIONED INCONUS, INCLUDING THOSE WHO MAY BE DEPLOYED BUT WILL RETURN 
PRIOR TO FINAL SELECTIONS, ARE REQUIRED TO INTERVIEW IN PERSON.  
PERSONAL INTERVIEWS ARE CONDUCTED AT NAF EL CENTRO, CA FEB TO MAR; NAS 
PENSACOLA, FL, OR ANY SHOW SITE AFTER MARCH.  PERSONNEL PERMANENTLY 
ASSIGNED OUTSIDE THE U.S. (INCLUDING HAWAII AND ALASKA) WILL INTERVIEW 
BY TELEPHONE. 
8.  POINT OF CONTACT IS ATCS(AW) NORTH AT (760) 339-2941/DSN 658, 
AFTER MAR 08 AT (850) 452-2583 EXT 3130/DSN 922 OR EMAIL AT 
JAMES.NORTH(AT)NAVY.MIL OR VISIT THE WEBSITE AT 
WWW.BLUEANGELS.NAVY.MIL. 
9.  RELEASED BY VADM J. C. HARVEY, JR., N1.//
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