ENLISTED APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED BY NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON (BLUE ANGELS) FOR 2025:
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SUBJ/ENLISTED APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED BY NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION
SQUADRON (BLUE ANGELS) FOR 2025//
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RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces requirements and solicits enlisted
applications for the Navy flight demonstration squadron (Blue Angels).
Applications must be emailed no later than 3 May 2024.
Selection results will be available no later than June 2024.
Personnel with a projected rotation date (PRD) of September 2024 through
April 2025 are eligible. Sailors outside of this PRD range may apply with
command and detailer approval. Applicants selected will detach from their
present command in September 2024 and report mid-October 2024.
2. There are open Active Duty E-5/E-6 billets within the following Navy
ratings: AD, AE, AM, AME, AS, AT, AZ, HM, LS, MC, NC, PR, and YN.
Additionally, CPO applications are being accepted for ATCS, AEC, and MCC.
Platform specific experience is not a requirement to apply. Exceptional E-4
applicants will be considered.
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
a. Must not be in receipt of permanent change of station orders before
final selections are made in June 2024.
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 or driving while intoxicated convictions
within the last five years are disqualifying.
d. No financial instability/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. Must be able to obligate 36 months of service.
4. Interested candidates meeting the above requirements must first submit a
fully completed Enlisted Personnel Action Request (NAVPERS 1306/7) with
September 2024 listed as the earliest and latest available transfer dates and
Special Program Screening Form (NAVPERS 1306/92) as directed in reference (a)
to their respective rating detailer via their commanding officer. 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 email addresses
a. Commanding officer signed letter of endorsement on command
letterhead, must include: A statement on military appearance and tattoos, an
evaluation of the members public speaking ability, 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 photographs (front, side, back) in enlisted service
uniform uncovered (khakis for E-7-E-9 applicants).
f. Include 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 commanding officer 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 requested
action section of the NAVPERS 1306/7.
5. The medical record of the applicant will be reviewed during the
6. Candidates should contact the Blue Angels no more than one week after
emailing their application to verify receipt and to schedule an
interview. Interviews are conducted at Naval Air Facility, El Centro, CA
from 8 January to 9 March 2024. Interviews are conducted at Naval Air
Station, Pensacola, FL, or any show site from 11 March to 16 May 2024. The
last week to interview will be 12-16 May 2024 in Pensacola, FL. All
personnel currently stationed in the continental United States, to include
those who may be deployed and will return prior to final selection, are
highly encouraged to interview in person. In person interviews should be
scheduled Monday through Saturday in El Centro, CA. If interviewing in
Pensacola, 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 cannot provide funding for interviews. Personnel
permanently assigned OCONUS (including Hawaii and Alaska), or those who are
deployed, will interview via telephone.
7. Those individuals not selected will be afforded the opportunity of one
MyNavy Assignment application if past their final orders application
window. Those individuals are encouraged to contact their rating detailer
immediately following notification.
8. Point of contact is LSC Justin Delacruz at (760)339-2003/DSN 658 (from 8
January 2024 to 9 March 2024) or at (850)452-4184/DSN 922 (after 9 March
2024) or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. For further
information, visit the Blue Angels' website at:
9. This NAVADMIN will remain in effect until superseded or canceled,
whichever occurs first.
10. Released by Vice Admiral Richard J. Cheeseman, Jr., N1.//