COMMANDING OFFICER APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED FOR NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON (BLUE ANGELS) FOR 2018-2019 SHOW SEASONS

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SUBJ/COMMANDING OFFICER APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED FOR NAVY FLIGHT 
DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON (BLUE ANGELS) FOR 2018-2019 SHOW SEASONS//



REF/A/DOC/CNATRAINST/8AUG14//
AMPN/REF A IS CNATRAINST 1301.4L, APPLICATION PROCEDURES AND
QUALIFICATIONS FOR OFFICERS OF THE NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION
SQUADRON (BLUE ANGLES).//

RMKS/1.  The Commanding Officer for the Blue Angels 2018-2019 air show 
seasons will be selected in April 2017.

2.  Interested officers should submit requests for consideration via their 
immediate reporting senior to:
    Chief of Naval Air Training
    250 Lexington Blvd, Suite 102
    Corpus Christi, TX 78419-5041

with info copies to:

    Commanding Officer
    Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron
    390 San Carlos Rd, Suite A
    Pensacola, FL 32508-5508, and
    Commander
    Navy Personnel Command (PERS 433B)
    5720 Integrity Drive
    Millington, TN 38055-4300

Letters of endorsement or recommendation from persons other than the 
reporting senior are encouraged and will be incorporated into the package of 
the applicant.  The selection process will include a personal interview by 
the Chief of Naval Air Training (CNATRA) and a hand-picked group of Aviation 
Leaders on 2-4 April 2017 at Naval Air Station Pensacola, FL.  Specific 
details can be found in reference (a).

3.  Applications must be received by Tuesday, 31 January 2017. Applicants 
must have 3,000 flight hours and be in command, or have had command of a 
tactical jet squadron.  Letters of application should include experience, 
qualifications, complete biography and a completed Navy Flight Demonstration 
Squadron (Blue Angels) Applicant Information Sheet (CNATRA form 1331/1) 
located in reference (a), on the CNATRA website, www.CNATRA.navy.mil.

4.  The point of contact is CDR Matthew Kaslik, Executive Officer 
NAVFLIGHTDEMRON.  He can be contacted at COMM:  (850) 452-2725/DSN 861, or 
e-mail matthew.kaslik(at)navy.mil or via the CNATRA Chief of Staff at (850) 
452-2278/DSN 861.

5.  Released by Vice Admiral R. P. Burke, N1.//

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