Air Force officials release staff sergeant selection statistics
Air Force News Service
/ Published August 17, 2009
RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Air Force officials here selected 15,223 of 30,574 eligible senior airmen for promotion to staff sergeant for a selection rate of 49.79 percent that will released at 8 a.m. CST Aug. 20.
The average score for those selected was 275.81, with an average time in grade and time in service of 2.09 and 4.69 years, respectively.
The average score was based on the following point averages: 131.57 for enlisted performance reports, 59.01 for the promotion fitness exam, 58.5 for the specialty knowledge test, 18.3 for time in grade, 11.47 for time in service and 0.94 for decorations.
The staff sergeant promotion list will be released publicly Aug. 20 on the Air Force Personnel Center's public Web site and on AFPC's "Ask" site at Spotlight and Enlisted Promotions.
At 1 p.m. CST Aug. 20, Airmen can access their score notices on virtual Military Personnel Flight and the Air Force Portal. Those selected for staff sergeant will be promoted according to their promotion sequence number beginning in September.
As a reminder, the selections are tentative until the data verification process is complete, which is no later than 10 days after the promotion release date. Air Force Personnel Center officials here will notify Airmen, via military personnel flights and military personnel elements, if their selection is in question.
The virtual promotion release is one of the many technological initiatives AFPC has taken to deliver personnel services via 24/7 Web-based personnel information.
For more information, visit the enlisted promotions page on AFPC's "Ask" Web site or call the 24-hour Total Force Service Center at 800-525-0102.