ENLISTED APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED BY NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON (BLUE ANGELS) FOR 2010 SHOW SEASON

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SUBJ/ENLISTED APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED BY NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION 
SQUADRON (BLUE ANGELS) FOR 2010 SHOW SEASON// 


RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES REQUIREMENTS AND SOLICITS ENLISTED 
APPLICATIONS FOR THE NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON (NFDS)(BLUE
ANGELS) 2010 SEASON.  APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED BEFORE 1 APRIL 
2009.  SELECTION RESULTS WILL BE AVAILABLE NOT LATER THAN JUNE 2009.  
PERSONNEL WITH A PRD OF SEPTEMBER 2009 THROUGH APRIL 2010 ARE ELIGIBLE, 
BUT OTHERS MAY APPLY WITH COMMAND AND DETAILER APPROVAL.  
PERSONNEL SELECTED WILL NORMALLY DETACH FROM THEIR PRESENT COMMAND IN 
OCTOBER 2009 AND REPORT IN NOVEMBER 2009. 
2.  THERE ARE OPEN E5/E6 BILLETS WITHIN THE FOLLOWING RATINGS:  AZ, AD, 
AE, AT, AME, AM, MC, SK, YN AND HM1 (NEC 8406).  OUTSTANDING THIRD 
CLASS PETTY OFFICERS WILL BE CONSIDERED.  FOR CHIEF PETTY OFFICERS, 
THERE ARE OPEN BILLETS IN THE YN, AZ, SK, AD AND AT RATINGS.  
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 JUNE 2009. 
    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 NAVPERS 1306/92 (SPECIAL PROGRAM SCREENING FORM) PER 
MILPERSMAN 1306-919 TO THEIR RESPECTIVE RATING DETAILER VIA THEIR 
COMMANDING OFFICER.  AFTER SUBMISSION OF NAVPERS 1306/7 AND NAVPERS 
1306/92 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.  ORIGINAL NAVPERS 1306/92. 
    D.  INCLUDE COPIES OF LAST FIVE EVALUATIONS/FITNESS REPORTS. 
    E.  PROVIDE OFFICIAL 5 X 7 INCH PHOTOGRAPH (FRONT, SIDE, BACK) IN 
SUMMER WHITE UNIFORM (KHAKIS FOR E7-E9 APPLICANTS). 
    F.  SUBMIT SF600 (MEDICAL OFFICER'S CLEARANCE), 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 FEBRUARY TO 
MARCH; 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 
MARCH
2009 AT (850) 452-2583/DSN 922 EXT 3130 OR EMAIL AT 
JAMES.NORTH(AT)NAVY.MIL OR VISIT THE WEBSITE AT WWW.BLUEANGELS.NAVY.MIL. 
9.  RELEASED BY VADM M. E. FERGUSON III, N1.// 
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