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SUBJ/ENLISTED APPLICATION BEING ACCEPTED BY NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON 
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RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES REQUIREMENTS AND SOLICITS ENLISTED 
APPLICATIONS FOR THE NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON (NFDS) (BLUE ANGELS) 
2013 SEASON.  APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN 1 MAY 2012.  
SELECTION RESULTS WILL BE AVAILABLE NO LATER THAN JUNE 2012.  PERSONNEL WITH A 
PROJECTED ROTATION DATE (PRD) OF SEPTEMBER 2012 THROUGH APRIL 2013 ARE 
ELIGIBLE, BUT OTHERS MAY APPLY WITH THE COMMAND AND DETAILER APPROVAL.  
PERSONNEL SELECTED WILL NORMALLY DETACH FROM THEIR PRESENT COMMAND IN OCTOBER 
2012 AND REPORT IN EARLY NOVEMBER 2012.

2.  THERE ARE OPEN E5/E6 BILLETS WITHIN THE FOLLOWING RATINGS:  AZ, AD, AE, 
AT, AME, AM, AO, PR, MC, LS, AND YN.  OUTSTANDING THIRD CLASS PETTY OFFICERS 
WILL BE CONSIDERED.  CHIEF PETTY OFFICER BILLETS ARE OPEN IN THE LS AND 
AVIATION 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 2012.
    B.  NO NON-JUDICIAL 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.  VISIBLE TATTOOS WHILE WEARING THE ENLISTED SERVICE UNIFORM MUST BE IN 
COMPLIANCE WITH THE UNITED STATES NAVY REGULATIONS.
    G.  POSSESSION OF A VALID AND CURRENT DRIVER LICENSE IS REQUIRED.

4.  INTERESTED CANDIDATES MEETING THE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS MUST SUBMIT A FULLY 
COMPLETED NAVPERS 1306/7 (ENLISTED PERSONNEL ACTION REQUEST) AND NAVPERS 
1306/92 (SPECIAL PROGRAM SCREENING FORM) PER MILPERSMAN ARTICLE 1306-919 TO 
THEIR RESPECTIVE RATING DETAILER VIA THEIR COMMANDING OFFICER.  FOLLOWING 
SUBMISSION, APPLICANTS MUST ALSO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION PACKAGE NFDS COMPRISED 
OF THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS AND ENSURING ALL TELEPHONE NUMBERS, MAILING 
ADDRESSES, AND E-MAIL ADDRESSES ARE INCLUDED:
    A.  COMMANDING OFFICER'S SIGNED LETTER OF ENDORSEMENT ON COMMAND 
LETTERHEAD, WHICH MUST INCLUDE:  A STATEMENT ON MILITARY APPEARANCE AND 
TATTOOS, AN EVALUATION OF THE MEMBERS SPEAKING ABILITY, DEMEANOR, PROFESSIONAL 
KNOWLEDGE, AND LEADERSHIP SKILLS.
    B.  COPY OF NAVPERS 1306/7
    C.  ORIGINAL NAVPERS 1306/92
    D.  COPIES OF LAST FIVE EVALUATIONS/FITNESS REPORTS
    E.  OFFICIAL 5 X 7 INCH PHOTOGRAPHS (FRONT, SIDE, BACK) IN ENLISTED 
SERVICE UNIFORM, UNCOVERED (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, EARLIEST AND LATEST TRANSFER DATES 
NOT FILLED OUT IN REMARKS SECTION OF 1306/7.

5.  APPLICATIONS CAN BE SENT VIA E-MAIL TO PATRICK.HOSTERMAN(AT)NAVY.MIL OR 
STANDARD MAIL TO:
    COMMANDING OFFICER
    NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON (NFDS)
    ATTN:  ATCS(AW/SW) P. HOSTERMAN
    390 SAN CARLOS ROAD, SUITE A
    PENSACOLA, FL 32508-5508

6.  APPLICANTS MUST BRING MEDICAL RECORD FOR REVIEW DURING THE INTERVIEW 
PROCESS.

7.  CANDIDATES SHOULD CALL NFDS TWO WEEKS AFTER MAILING APPLICATION TO VERIFY 
RECEIPT AND 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 FROM JANUARY TO MARCH; AT NAS PENSACOLA, FL 
FROM MARCH TO MAY, OR AT ANY SHOW SITE.
LAST WEEK TO INTERVIEW WILL BE 14-17 MAY.  NFDS DOES NOT PROVIDE FUNDING FOR 
INTERVIEWS.  PERSONNEL PERMANENTLY ASSIGNED OUTSIDE THE U.S. (INCLUDING HAWAII 
AND ALASKA) WILL INTERVIEW BY TELEPHONE.

8.  POINT OF CONTACT:  ATCS(AW/SW) HOSTERMAN, AT (760) 339-2518/DSN 658, AFTER 
JANUARY 2012; OR AT (850) 452-2583/DSN 922 EXT 3132, AFTER MARCH 2012, OR VIA 
E-MAIL AT PATRICK.HOSTERMAN(AT)NAVY.MIL OR VISIT THE WEB SITE AT 
WWW.BLUEANGELS.NAVY.MIL.

9.  RELEASED BY VICE ADMIRAL S. R. VAN BUSKIRK, N1.//

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