OFFICER APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED BY NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON FOR 2012-2014 SHOW SEASONS

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SUBJ/OFFICER APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED BY NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON 
FOR 2012-2014 SHOW SEASONS//



REF/A/DOC/CNATRA/23SEP2009//

AMPN/REF A IS CNATRAINST 1301.4H, OFFICER APPLICATION PROCEDURES FOR THE BLUE 
ANGELS//

RMKS/1.  THE UNITED STATES NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON (NFDS) (BLUE 
ANGELS) WILL SELECT THREE
F/A-18 DEMONSTRATION PILOTS (BOTH NAVY AND MARINE CORPS PILOTS ARE ENCOURAGED 
TO APPLY), ONE MARINE CORPS C-130 DEMONSTRATION PILOT FOR THE 2012-2014 SHOW 
SEASONS, ONE SUPPLY OFFICER FOR THE 2012-2013 SHOW SEASON, AND ONE ADMIN 
OFFICER FOR THE 2012-2013 SHOW SEASON.  PER REF A, INTERESTED OFFICERS SHOULD 
SUBMIT APPLICATIONS NO LATER THAN 30 APRIL 2011.  ALL APPLICANTS SHALL CONTACT 
THEIR DETAILER/MONITOR PRIOR TO APPLYING TO ENSURE ADEQUATE TIMING TO COMPLETE 
A TWO OR THREE YEAR TOUR WITHOUT IMPACTING CAREER MILESTONES.
MANPOWER MANAGEMENT OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS (MMOA) WILL RELEASE A SEPARATE 
MARADMIN THAT OUTLINES MARINE APPLICANT ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS.  FINAL 
SELECTIONS WILL BE MADE IN JULY 2011.

2.  QUALIFICATIONS.  APPLICANTS SHOULD BE CAREER-ORIENTED, REGULAR NAVY OR 
MARINE CORPS OFFICERS WITH THE FOLLOWING SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS:
    A.  F/A-18 DEMONSTRATION PILOT APPLICANTS MUST BE CARRIER
    QUALIFIED TACTICAL JET PILOTS WITH 1,250 HOURS OF TACTICAL JET FLIGHT TIME 
BY 30 SEPTEMBER OF THE YEAR APPLYING, AND HAVE COMPLETED AN OPERATIONAL FLEET 
TOUR.
    B.  MARINE C-130 DEMONSTRATION PILOT APPLICANTS MUST HAVE 1
    ,200 HOURS OF FLIGHT TIME AND HOLD A PLANE COMMANDER RATING IN THE C-
130F/R/T OR J MODEL AIRCRAFT.
    C.  ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER APPLICANTS MUST BE QUALIFIED LDO
    /CWO ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS (641X/741X)
(LT/CWO3) AND BE ON, OR HAVE COMPLETED, AN OPERATIONAL FLEET TOUR.
    D.  SUPPLY OFFICER APPLICANTS MUST BE DESIGNATED AS NAVAL
    AVIATION
SUPPLY OFFICERS (6510/7511/31XX) (LT/CWO3) AND BE ON, OR HAVE COMPLETED, AN 
OPERATIONAL FLEET TOUR.

3.  SELECTEES WILL BE APPROVED BY BUPERS/MMOA PRIOR TO PUBLIC NOTIFICATION.  
USN/USMC PILOTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO REMAIN ON ACTIVE DUTY FOR TWO YEARS 
FOLLOWING COMPLETION OF THEIR ASSIGNMENT WITH THE BLUE ANGELS.

4.  REF A DELINEATES APPLICATION PROCEDURES.  ALL APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED 
THROUGH 1 MARCH 2011 SHOULD BE SENT TO:
    COMMANDING OFFICER
    NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON
    ATTN:  LCDR JAMES TOMASZESKI
    P.O. BOX 760
    SEELEY, CA 92273-0760
APPLICATIONS BEING SUBMITTED FROM 2 MARCH 2011 THROUGH 30 APRIL 2011 SHOULD BE 
SENT TO:
    COMMANDING OFFICER NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON
    ATTN:  LCDR JAMES TOMASZESKI
    390 SAN CARLOS ROAD, SUITE A
    PENSACOLA, FL 32508-5508
ALL PERSONNEL SHALL SUBMIT A COPY OF THE APPLICATION TO THEIR RESPECTIVE 
COMMUNITY DETAILER/MONITOR.

5.  FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, VISIT THE BLUE ANGELS WEBSITE AT WWW 
.BLUEANGELS.NAVY.MIL OR CONTACT THE BLUE ANGELS APPLICANT OFFICER, LCDR JAMES 
TOMASZESKI, IN PENSACOLA, FL AT (850) 452-2583/DSN 922 EXT 3112, OR IN EL 
CENTRO, CA (JANUARY THRU MID-MARCH) AT (760) 339-2509/DSN
658 OR VIA E-MAIL AT
JAMES.TOMASZESKI(AT)NAVY.MIL.

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

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