ENLISTED APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED BY NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON FOR 2011 SHOW SEASON

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SUBJ/ENLISTED APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED BY NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION 
SQUADRON FOR 2011 SHOW SEASON//



RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES REQUIREMENTS AND SOLICITS ENLISTED 
APPLICATIONS FOR THE NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON (NFDS) (BLUE 
ANGELS) 2011 SEASON.  APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN 1 
MAY 2010.  SELECTION RESULTS WILL BE AVAILABLE NO LATER THAN JUNE 2010.  
PERSONNEL WITH A PROJECTIVE ROTATION DATE (PRD) OF SEPTEMBER 2010 
THROUGH APRIL 2011 ARE ELIGIBLE, BUT OTHERS MAY APPLY WITH COMMAND AND 
DETAILER APPROVAL.  PERSONNEL SELECTED WILL NORMALLY  DETACH FROM THEIR 
PRESENT COMMAND IN OCTOBER 2010 AND REPORT IN NOVEMBER 2010.

2.  THERE ARE OPEN E5/E6 BILLETS WITHIN THE FOLLOWING RATINGS:
AZ, AD, AE, AT, AME, AM, AO, PR, MC, SK, AND YN.  OUTSTANDING THIRD 
CLASS PETTY OFFICERS WILL BE CONSIDERED.  CHIEF PETTY OFFICERS, BILLETS 
ARE OPEN IN THE AZ, AE, AND AD RATINGS WITH 8342 EXPERIENCE.
ADDITIONALLY, WE ARE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE MAINTENANCE MASTER 
CHIEF POSITION (NEC 8300):
    A.  QUALIFIED E9 CANDIDATES MUST HAVE A PRD BETWEEN AUGUST AND 
NOVEMBER 2010.
    B.  DEADLINE FOR E9 APPLICATIONS WAS 15 JANUARY 2010.
SELECTION RESULTS WILL BE ANNOUNCED NO LATER THAN JUNE 2010.

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 2010.
    B.  NO NON JUDICIARY PUNISHMENT 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 THE ENLISTED SERVICE 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.
    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 
ENLISTED SERVICE UNIFORM (KHAKIS FOR E7-E9 APPLICANTS).
NOTE:  COMMON APPLICATION ERRORS INCLUDE LACK OF DETAILED CONTACT 
INFORMATION, UNSIGNED NAVPERS 1306/7 AND 1306/92, 1306/7 NOT SENT TO 
DETAILER, NO COMMANDING OFFICER ENDORSEMENT, MISSING EVALUATIONS, 
PHOTOS NOT INCLUDED, PACKAGES SENT TO DETAILER RATHER THAN NFDS AND 
EARLIEST AND LATEST TRANSFER DATES NOT FILL OUT IN REMARKS SECTION 
1306/7.

5.  MAIL THE COMPLETE APPLICATION TO:
    COMMANDING OFFICER
    NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON (NFDS)
    ATTN:  AMCS(AW) G. HARRIS
    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.
LAST WEEK TO INTERVIEW WILL BE 3-6 MAY.  PERSONNEL PERMANENTLY ASSIGNED 
OUTSIDE THE U.S. (INCLUDING HAWAII AND ALASKA) WILL INTERVIEW BY 
TELEPHONE.

8.  POINT OF CONTACT:  AMCS(AW) HARRIS, AT (760) 339-2483/DSN 658, 
AFTER JANUARY 2010; AFTER MARCH 2010 AT (850) 452-2583/DSN 922 EXT 3132, 
OR EMAIL AT GEORGE.R.HARRIS(AT)NAVY.MIL.

9.  RELEASED BY VADM MARK FERGUSON, N1.//

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