OFFICER APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED BY NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON FOR 2015-2016 SHOW SEASONS

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

RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES REQUIREMENTS AND SOLICITS OFFICER 
APPLICATIONS FOR THE UNITED STATES NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON (NFDS) 
BLUE ANGELS.  THE NFDS BLUE ANGELS WILL SELECT:
THREE F/A-18 DEMONSTRATION PILOTS (BOTH NAVY AND MARINE CORPS PILOTS ARE 
ENCOURAGED TO APPLY), ONE NAVAL AVIATOR OR NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICER FOR THE NDFS 
EVENTS COORDINATOR FOR THE 2015-2016 SHOW SEASONS (BOTH NAVY AND MARINE CORPS 
OFFICERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY), ONE MARINE CORPS C-130 DEMONSTRATION PILOT 
FOR THE 2015-2017 SHOW SEASONS, ONE NAVAL FLIGHT SURGEON FOR THE 2015-2016 
SHOW SEASONS, AND ONE SUPPLY OFFICER FOR THE 2015-2016 SHOW SEASONS.  
INTERESTED OFFICERS SHOULD SUBMIT APPLICATIONS PER REF (A) NLT 30 APRIL 2014.  
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 2014.

2.  QUALIFICATIONS.  APPLICANTS SHOULD BE CAREER-ORIENTED, ACTIVE-DUTY 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 APPROXIMATELY 1,250 HOURS OF JET FLIGHT TIME BY 30 
SEPTEMBER OF THE YEAR APPLYING, AND HAVE COMPLETED AN OPERATIONAL FLEET TOUR.
    B.  EVENTS COORDINATOR APPLICANTS MUST BE A NAVAL AVIATOR OR NAVAL FLIGHT 
OFFICER AND MUST 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/J MODEL 
AIRCRAFT.
    D.  FLIGHT SURGEON APPLICANTS MUST BE QUALIFIED NAVAL FLIGHT SURGEONS AND 
BE ON, OR HAVE COMPLETED, A TOUR AS A NAVAL FLIGHT SURGEON.
    E.  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.

3.  SELECTEES WILL BE APPROVED BY NPC/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 
VIA MAIL THROUGH 1 MARCH 2014 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 2014 THROUGH 30 APRIL 2014 SHOULD 
BE SENT TO: 

    COMMANDING OFFICER
    NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON
    ATTN:  LCDR JOHN HILTZ
    390 SAN CARLOS ROAD, SUITE A
    PENSACOLA, FL 32508-5508 

APPLICATIONS MAY ALSO BE DELIVERED IN PERSON BEGINNING 14 MARCH 2014.

5.  FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, VISIT THE BLUE ANGELS WEBSITE AT 
WWW.BLUEANGELS.NAVY.MIL OR CONTACT THE BLUE ANGELS APPLICANT OFFICER, LCDR 
JOHN HILTZ, IN PENSACOLA, FL AT (850) 452-2585/DSN 922, OR IN EL CENTRO, CA 
(JANUARY THRU MID-MARCH) AT (760) 339-2509/ DSN 658 OR VIA E-MAIL AT 
JOHN.HILTZ(AT)NAVY.MIL.

6.  THIS MESSAGE WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL SUPERSEDED OR 31 JULY 2014, 
WHICHEVER OCCURS FIRST.

7.  RELEASED BY VICE ADMIRAL W. F. MORAN, N1.//

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