ENLISTED APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED BY NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON FOR 2012 SHOW SEASON

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SUBJ/ENLISTED APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED BY NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION 
SQUADRON FOR 2012 SHOW SEASON//



RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES REQUIREMENTS AND SOLICITS ENLISTED 
APPLICATIONS FOR THE NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON (NFDS) (BLUE ANGELS) 
2012 SEASON.  APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED BEFORE 1 MAY 2011.  SELECTION 
RESULTS WILL BE AVAILABLE NO LATER THAN JUNE 2011.  PERSONNEL WITH A PRD OF 
SEPTEMBER 2011 THROUGH APRIL 2012 ARE ELIGIBLE, BUT OTHERS MAY APPLY WITH 
COMMAND AND DETAILER APPROVAL.  PERSONNEL SELECTED WILL NORMALLY DETACH FROM 
THEIR PRESENT COMMAND IN OCTOBER 2011 AND REPORT IN NOVEMBER 2011.  COMMANDS 
AUTHORIZING MEMBERS TO APPLY WHOSE PRD IS OUTSIDE OF THE SEPTEMBER
2011 TO APRIL 2012 WINDOW MUST UNDERSTAND THAT THERE MAY BE A DELAY IN 
REPLACING THE SELECTED MEMBER.

2.  THERE ARE OPEN E5/E6 BILLETS WITHIN THE FOLLOWING RATINGS:  AZ, AD, AE, 
AT, AME, AM, AO, AS, PR, MC, LS, AND YN.  OUTSTANDING THIRD CLASS PETTY 
OFFICERS WILL BE CONSIDERED.  FOR CHIEF PETTY OFFICERS, THERE ARE OPEN BILLETS 
IN THE AZ, AND AM RATINGS WITH 8342 EXPERIENCE .

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 2011.
    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.  VISIBLE TATTOOS WHILE WEARING THE ENLISTED SERVICE
    UNIFORM MUST BE WITHIN NAVY REGULATIONS.
    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 RATING DETAILER, MEMBERS WILL BE NOTIFIED THAT THEY 
HAVE BEEN RELEASED TO THE NFDS DETAILER.  UPON THIS NOTIFICATION, MEMBERS WILL 
THEN 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) 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 FILLED OUT IN REMARKS SECTION OF 1306/7.

5.  MAIL THE COMPLETE APPLICATION TO:
    COMMANDING OFFICER
    NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON (NFDS)
    ATTN:  ATCS(AW) 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 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 JANUARY TO MARCH; NAS PENSACOLA, FL, OR ANY 
SHOW SITE AFTER MARCH.
LAST WEEK TO INTERVIEW WILL BE 9-13 MAY 2011.  PERSONNEL PERMANENTLY ASSIGNED 
OUTSIDE THE U.S.
(INCLUDING HAWAII AND ALASKA) WILL INTERVIEW BY TELEPHONE.

8.  POINT OF CONTACT IS ATCS(AW) HOSTERMAN AT (760) 339-2434/DSN 658, AFTER 
JANUARY 2011, AFTER MARCH
2011 AT (850) 452-2583/DSN 922 EXT 3130 OR VIA E-MAIL AT PATRICK 
.HOSTERMAN(AT)NAVY.MIL OR VISIT THE WEBSITE AT WWW.BLUEANGELS.NAVY.MIL.

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

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