OFFICER APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED BY NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON FOR 2013-2016 SHOW SEASONS

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SUBJ/OFFICER APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED BY NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON 
FOR 2013-2016 SHOW SEASONS//



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AMPN/REF A IS CNATRAINST 1301.4H, APPLICATION PROCEDURES AND QUALIFICATIONS 
FOR OFFICERS OF THE NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON//

RMKS/1.  THE UNITED STATES NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON (BLUE
ANGELS) WILL SELECT TWO F/A-18 DEMONSTRATION PILOTS (BOTH NAVY AND MARINE 
CORPS PILOTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY), ONE EVENTS COORDINATOR FOR THE 2013-
2014 SHOW SEASONS, ONE MARINE CORPS C-130 DEMONSTRATION PILOT FOR THE 2014-
2016 SHOW SEASONS, ONE MAINTENANCE OFFICER FOR THE
2014-2015 SHOW SEASONS, ONE FLIGHT SURGEON FOR THE 2013-2014 SHOW SEASONS, AND 
ONE PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER FOR THE 2014-2016.
INTERESTED OFFICERS SHOULD SUBMIT APPLICATIONS PER REF A NOT LATER THAN 30 
APRIL 2012.  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 OUTLINING MARINE APPLICANT ELIGIBILITY 
REQUIREMENTS.  FINAL SELECTIONS WILL BE MADE IN JULY 2012.

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.  EVENTS COORDINATOR APPLICANTS MUST BE DESIGNATED AS NAVAL FLIGHT 
OFFICERS WITH 1,250 TOTAL FLIGHT TIME BY 30 SEPTEMBER OF THE YEAR APPLYING, 
AND HAVE COMPLETED AN OPERATIONAL FLEET TOUR.
    C.  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.
    D.  MAINTENANCE OFFICER APPLICANTS MUST BE DESIGNATED AVIATION MAINTENANCE 
OFFICERS (152X/633X/734X) (LCDR/LT/CWO3) AND BE ON, OR HAVE COMPLETED, AN 
OPERATIONAL FLEET TOUR.  THE MAINTENANCE OFFICER WILL BE SELECTED 15 MONTHS 
PRIOR TO HIS/HER REPORT DATE DUE TO COMMUNITY MANNING REQUIREMENTS.
    E.  FLIGHT SURGEON APPLICANTS MUST BE QUALIFIED NAVAL FLIGHT SURGEONS AND 
BE ON, OR HAVE COMPLETED, A TOUR AS A NAVAL FLIGHT SURGEON.
    F.  PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER APPLICANTS MUST BE DESIGNATED AS NAVY OR MARINE 
CORPS PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICERS (165X OR USMC MOS 4302).

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 2012 SHOULD BE SENT TO:
    COMMANDING OFFICER
    NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON
    ATTN:  LT DAVE TICKLE
    P.O. BOX 760
    SEELEY, CA 92273-0760
APPLICATIONS BEING SUBMITTED FROM 2 MARCH 2012 THROUGH 30 APRIL 2012 SHOULD BE 
SENT TO:
    COMMANDING OFFICER NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON
    ATTN:  LT DAVE TICKLE
    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, LT DAVE 
TICKLE, IN PENSACOLA, FL AT (850)452-2583/DSN 922 EXT 3116, OR IN EL CENTRO, 
CA (JANUARY THRU MID-MARCH) AT (760)339-2658/DSN 658 OR VIA E-MAIL AT 
DAVID.A.TICKLE(AT)NAVY.MIL.

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

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