ENLISTED APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED BY NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON FOR 2014 SHOW SEASON

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SUBJ/ENLISTED APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED BY NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION 
SQUADRON FOR 2014 SHOW SEASON//



RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES REQUIREMENTS AND SOLICITS ENLISTED 
APPLICATIONS FOR THE NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON (NFDS) BLUE ANGELS 
2014 SEASON.  APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN 1 MAY 2013.  
SELECTION RESULTS WILL BE AVAILABLE NO LATER THAN JUNE 2013.  PERSONNEL WITH A 
PROJECTED ROTATION DATE OF SEPTEMBER 2013 THROUGH APRIL 2014 ARE ELIGIBLE, BUT 
OTHERS MAY APPLY WITH COMMAND AND DETAILER APPROVAL.  PERSONNEL SELECTED WILL 
NORMALLY DETACH FROM THEIR PRESENT COMMAND IN OCTOBER 2013 AND REPORT IN EARLY 
NOVEMBER 2013.

2.  THERE ARE OPEN E5/E6 BILLETS WITHIN THE FOLLOWING RATINGS:
AZ, AD, AE, AS, AT, AME, AM, AO, PR, MC, LS AND YN.  OUTSTANDING THIRD CLASS 
PETTY OFFICERS WILL BE CONSIDERED.  ADDITIONALLY, WE ARE ACCEPTING 
APPLICATIONS FOR THE MAINTENANCE MASTER CHIEF POSITION (NEC 8300) AND CHIEF 
PETTY OFFICER BILLETS OPEN IN THE LS, YN 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 PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION ORDERS BEFORE 
FINAL SELECTIONS ARE MADE IN JUNE 2013.
    B.  NO NON-JUDICIAL PUNISHMENT OR COURTS-MARTIAL CONVICTIONS IN THE LAST 
36 MONTHS.
    C.  NO ALCOHOL-RELATED INCIDENTS (CIVIL OR MILITARY) IN THE LAST 36 
MONTHS; DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE/DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED CONVICTIONS 
WITHIN THE LAST FIVE YEARS ARE DISQUALIFYING.
    D.  NO FINANCIAL INSTABILITY/COMMAND DIRECTED COUNSELING IN THE LAST 36 
MONTHS; APPLICANTS MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR A GOVERNMENT CREDIT CARD (THIS IS NOT 
WAIVERABLE).
    E.  NO PHYSICAL FITNESS ASSESSMENT FAILURES IN THE 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 UNIFORM REGULATIONS.
    G.  MUST POSSESS A VALID AND CURRENT DRIVER'S LICENSE.
    H.  PERFORM TO SERVE APPROVAL IS NOT REQUIRED TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION.

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 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.  INCLUDE COPIES OF LAST FIVE EVALUATIONS.
    E.  PROVIDE OFFICIAL 5 X 7 INCH PHOTOGRAPH (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 AND EARLIEST AND LATEST TRANSFER 
DATES NOT FILLED OUT IN REMARKS SECTION 1306/7.

5.  APPLICATIONS CAN BE SENT VIA E-MAIL TO BRUCE.KUNKEL(AT)NAVY.MIL OR BY MAIL 
TO:
    COMMANDING OFFICER
    NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON
    ATTN: AZC KUNKEL
    390 SAN CARLOS ROAD SUITE A
    PENSACOLA, FL 32508-5508

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

7.  CANDIDATES SHOULD CALL NFDS TWO WEEKS AFTER MAILING THEIR 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 HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO INTERVIEW IN PERSON.  PERSONAL 
INTERVIEWS ARE CONDUCTED AT NAVAL AIR FACILITY EL CENTRO, CA FROM JANUARY TO 
MARCH; NAVAL AIR STATION PENSACOLA, FL, OR ANY SHOW SITE.  LAST WEEK TO 
INTERVIEW WILL BE 19-25 MAY 2013.  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 IS AZC(AW/SW) BRUCE KUNKEL AT (760) 339-2518/DSN 658 
(FROM 3 JANUARY 2013 TO 18 MARCH 2013) OR AT (850) 452-2583/DSN 922 EXT 3130 
(AFTER 18 MARCH 2013) OR VIA E-MAIL AT BRUCE.KUNKEL(AT)NAVY.MIL.  FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION, VISIT THE BLUE ANGLES WEB SITE AT WWW.BLUEANGELS.NAVY.MIL.

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

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