ENLISTED APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED BY NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON FOR 2013 SHOW SEASON

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TO NAVADMIN                                                          
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NAVADMIN 390/11                                                      

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SUBJ/ENLISTED APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED BY NAVY FLIGHT             
DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON FOR 2013 SHOW SEASON//                        



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      
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.  MUST POSSESS VALID AND CURRENT DRIVER 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 ARTICLE 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 SIGNED LETTER OF ENDORSEMENT ON COMMAND 
LETTERHEAD, WHICH MUST INCLUDE:  A STATEMENT ON MILITARY APPEARANCE  
AND TATTOOS, AN EVALUATION OF THE MEMBERS SPEAKING ABILITY, THE      
MEMBERS 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'S 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 MAIL TO:                            
    COMMANDING OFFICER                                               
    NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON (NFDS)                        
    ATTN:  ATCS(AW/SW) 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 NAVAL AIR FACILITY, 
EL CENTRO, CA JANUARY TO MARCH; NAVAL AIR STATION PENSACOLA, FL      
MARCH TO MAY, OR 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; AFTER MARCH 2012 AT (850) 452-2583/DSN 922  
EXT 3132, 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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