OFFICER APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED BY NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON FOR 2014-2017 SHOW SEASONS

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SUBJ/OFFICER APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED BY NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON 
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AMPN/REF A IS CNATRAINST 1301.4H, OFFICER APPLICATION PROCEDURES FOR THE BLUE 
ANGELS.//

RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES REQUIREMENTS AND SOLICITS OFFICER 
APPLICATIONS FOR THE NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON (BLUE ANGELS)
2014-2017 SHOW SEASONS.  THE BLUE ANGELS WILL SELECT FOR THE FOLLOWING 
POSITIONS:
- THREE F/A-18 DEMONSTRATION PILOTS (NAVY AND MARINE CORPS PILOTS ARE 
ENCOURAGED TO APPLY) (2015-2017 SHOW SEASONS);
- ONE MARINE CORPS C-130 DEMONSTRATION PILOT (2015-2017 SHOW SEASONS);
- ONE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER (2014-2015 SHOW SEASONS);
- ONE SUPPLY OFFICER (2014-2015 SHOW SEASONS); AND
- ONE PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER FOR THE 2014-2015 SHOW SEASONS.

2.  INTERESTED OFFICERS SHOULD SUBMIT APPLICATIONS PER REF A, NO LATER THAN 30 
APRIL 2013.  APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO 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 CORPS APPLICANT ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS.
FINAL SELECTIONS WILL BE MADE IN JULY 2013.

3.  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 CORPS 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 (651X/310X) (LT/CWO3) AND BE ON OR HAVE COMPLETED AN OPERATIONAL 
FLEET TOUR.
    E.  PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER APPLICANTS MUST BE DESIGNATED AS NAVY OR MARINE 
CORPS PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICERS (165X OR USMC MOS 4302).

4.  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.

5.  REF A PROVIDES AMPLIFYING GUIDANCE ON APPLICATION PROCEDURES.
ALL APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED THROUGH 1 MARCH 2013 SHOULD BE SENT TO:
    COMMANDING OFFICER
    NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON
    ATTN:  LCDR JOHN HILTZ
    P.O. BOX 760
    SEELEY, CA 92273-0760
APPLICATIONS BEING SUBMITTED FROM 2 MARCH 2013 THROUGH 30 APRIL 2013 SHOULD BE 
SENT TO:
    COMMANDING OFFICER
    NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON
    ATTN:  LCDR JOHN HILTZ
    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.  FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, VISIT THE BLUE ANGELS 
WEBSITE AT WWW.BLUEANGELS.NAVY.MIL.

6.  POINT OF CONTACT IS LCDR JOHN HILTZ, BLUE ANGELS APPLICANT OFFICER, AT 
(850) 452-2585/DSN 922 OR AT (760) 339-2509/DSN 658 (JANUARY THRU MID-MARCH) 
OR VIA E-MAIL AT JOHN.HILTZ(AT)NAVY.MIL.

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

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