ENLISTED APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED BY THE NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON (BLUE ANGELS) FOR EXCEPTIONAL THIRD CLASS PETTY OFFICERS (E-4) AND SECOND CLASS PETTY OFFICERS (E-5).:
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SUBJ/ENLISTED APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED BY THE NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION
SQUADRON (BLUE ANGELS) FOR EXCEPTIONAL THIRD CLASS PETTY OFFICERS (E-4) AND
SECOND CLASS PETTY OFFICERS (E-5).//
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AMPN/REF A IS NAVADMIN 287/21, OFFICER, MAINTENANCE MASTER CHIEF AND ENLISTED
APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED BY THE NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON (BLUE
ANGELS) FOR 2023.//
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces the solicitation of applications for the
United States Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron (NFDS) Blue Angels for
Fiscal Year 2023. To allow the special programs coordinator the opportunity
to recruit high caliber third class petty officers (E-4) and second class
petty officers (E-5).
2. Applications must be postmarked no later than 30 November 2022. Selection
results will be available in December 2022. Personnel with a projected
rotation date of July 2023 through October 2023 are eligible, but others may
apply with command and detailer approval. Personnel selected will detach from
their present command in June 2023 and report in July 2023.
3. There are open E-4 and E-5 billets within the following Navy ratings:
AD, AM, AE, AT, AME, and LS. All aviation rating candidates must possess the
E19A Navy Enlisted Classification (NEC) and be qualified as a Collateral Duty
Inspector. There are no NEC requirements for the LS rating candidates.
4. 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 December 2022.
b. No non-judicial punishment or courts-martial convictions in the last
c. No alcohol-related incidents (civil or military) in the last
36 months. Driving under the influence/driving while intoxicated convictions
within the last 5 years are disqualifying.
d. No financial instability/command directed counseling in the last
36 months. Applicants must be eligible for a government travel credit card
(this is not waiverable).
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 in order to submit an
5. 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 MILPERSMAN
1306-919 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 NFDS using the following
criteria (ensure all telephone numbers, mailing address and e-mail addresses
a. CO signed letter of endorsement on command letterhead, which must
include: a statement on military appearance and tattoos, an evaluation of
the speaking ability of the Service Member, demeanor, professional knowledge
and leadership skills.
b. Copy of NAVPERS 1306/7.
c. Original NAVPERS 1306/92.
d. Include copies of last five evaluations.
e. Provide official 5 x 7 inch photograph (front, side, back) in
enlisted naval service uniform uncovered.
f. Include completed applicant personal questionnaire and supply
information sheet located on the Blue Angels website at:
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 NFDS application
coordinator and earliest and latest transfer dates not filled out in the
remarks section of NAVPERS 1306/7.
6. Enlisted Applications may be sent via e-mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to:
Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron
Attn: AEC(AW) Alejandro Benito
390 San Carlos Road Suite A
Pensacola, FL 32508-5508
7. The medical record of the applicant will be reviewed during the
8. Candidates should call the NFDS application coordinator after emailing or
mailing their application to verify receipt and to schedule an
interview. Due to the extremely short turnaround, all applicants will be
interviewed via phone.
9. Those individuals not selected will apply for jobs through the normal MNA
10. Point of contact is AEC(AW) Alejandro Benito at (850) 452-4736/DSN 922
or via e-mail at email@example.com. For further information,
visit the Blue Angels web site at https://www.blueangels.navy.mil/.
11. This NAVADMIN will remain in effect until superseded or canceled,
whichever occurs first.
12. Released by Rear Admiral J. P. Waters, Acting N1B.//