ENLISTED APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED BY NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON (BLUE ANGELS) FOR 2024:
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SUBJ/ENLISTED APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED BY NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION
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AMPN/REF A IS MILPERSMAN 1306-919, NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON.//
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces requirements and solicits enlisted
applications for the Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron (Blue
Angels). Applications must be postmarked no later than 1 May 2023.
Selection results will be available no later than 30 June 2023.
Personnel with a projected rotation date of October 2023 through
April 2024 are eligible, but others may apply with command and
detailer approval. Personnel selected will detach from their
present command in September 2023 and report in mid-October 2023.
2. There are open E5/E6 billets within the following Navy ratings:
AD, AE, AM, AME, AO, AT, AZ, LS, MC, PR, and YN. Additionally,
chief petty officer applications are being accepted for CMDCM, AMCS,
AMC, AZC, and YNC. Platform-specific experience is not a
requirement to apply.
3. Personnel selected for this unique and demanding duty represent
the hundreds of thousands of Sailors and Marines serving throughout
the United States and abroad. Applicants must meet the requirements
listed below to be considered for duty with the Blue Angels (waivers
are not normally considered).
a. Must not be in receipt of permanent change of station orders
before final selections are made in June 2023.
b. No non-judicial punishment or court-martial convictions in
the last 36 months.
c. No alcohol-related incidents (civil or military) in the last
36 months. Driving under the influence or driving while intoxicated
convictions within the last five years are disqualifying.
d. No financial instability or command directed counseling in
the last 36 months. Applicants must be eligible for a government
credit card (this cannot be waived).
e. No physical fitness assessment failures in the last 36
months. Personnel who have had medical waivers in the last 24
months will be considered on a case-by-case basis only.
f. Re-enlistment approval is not required to submit an
4. Interested candidates meeting the above requirements must first
submit a fully completed Enlisted Personnel Action Request (NAVPERS
1306/7) and Special Program Screening Form (NAVPERS 1306/92) as
directed in reference (a) to their respective rating detailer via
their commanding officer (CO). After submission of NAVPERS 1306/7
and NAVPERS 1306/92 to their detailer, applicants must submit an
application to the Blue Angels using the following criteria (ensure
all telephone numbers, mailing addresses, and e-mail addresses are
a. CO's signed letter of endorsement on command letterhead,
which must include: A statement on military appearance and tattoos,
an evaluation of the member's public speaking ability, demeanor,
professional knowledge, and leadership skills.
b. Copy of NAVPERS 1306/7.
c. Original NAVPERS 1306/92.
d. Copies of the last five evaluations.
e. Official 5x7-inch photograph (front, side, back) in enlisted
service uniform uncovered (Khaki for E7-E9 applicants).
f. Completed applicant personal questionnaire located on the
Blue Angels website at https://www.blueangels.navy.mil/join/.
g. Common application errors include: lack of detailed contact
information, unsigned NAVPERS 1306/7 and NAVPERS 1306/92, NAVPERS
1306/7 not sent to the detailer, no CO endorsement, missing
evaluations, photos not included, packages sent to the detailer
rather than the Blue Angels, and earliest and latest transfer dates
not filled out in remarks section of the NAVPERS 1306/7.
5. Enlisted applications may be sent via e-mail to:
LSC(AW/SW) William C Kelly
6. The medical record of the applicant will be reviewed during the
7. Candidates should contact Blue Angels 2 weeks after e-mailing
their application to verify receipt and to schedule an interview.
Interviews are conducted at Naval Air Facility El Centro, CA from
release of this message through 15 March 2023. Interviews are
conducted at Naval Air Station Pensacola, FL, or any show site from
16 March 2023 through 19 May 2023. The last week to interview will
be 14-19 May 2023 in Pensacola, FL. All personnel currently
stationed in the continental United States, to include those who may
be deployed and will return prior to the final selection, are highly
encouraged to interview in person. In-person interviews should be
scheduled for a member Monday through Saturday in El Centro. If
interviewing in Pensacola, FL, schedule the interview between Sunday
and Thursday of the desired week. Funding for travel is provided by
the Service Member or their parent command. Blue Angels do not
provide funding for interviews. Personnel permanently assigned
outside of the continental United States (including Hawaii and
Alaska), or those who are deployed, will interview via telephone.
8. Those individuals not selected will be afforded the opportunity
of one MyNavy Assignment application. Those individuals are
encouraged to contact their rating detailer immediately following
9. Point of contact is LSC William C Kelly at (760) 339-2434/DSN
658-2434 (from release of this message through 3 March 2023) or at
(850) 452-4184/DSN 922-4184 (after 3 March 2023) or via e-mail at
email@example.com. For further information, visit
the Blue Angels' website at https://www.blueangels.navy.mil/.
10. This NAVADMIN will remain in effect until superseded or canceled,
whichever occurs first.
11. Released by Vice Admiral Richard J. Cheeseman, Jr., N1.//
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