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Vandenberg announces newest STEP promotee

STEP promotions, or Stripes for Exceptional Performers, are immediate promotions given to Airmen who show an ability to excel beyond that of their current rank.  STEP promotions are awarded in the rank of staff, technical and master sergeant.  Wear of the rank is authorized immediately upon notification.  (U.S. Air Force graphic/Carolyn Lander)

STEP promotions, or Stripes for Exceptional Performers, are immediate promotions given to Airmen who show an ability to excel beyond that of their current rank. STEP promotions are awarded in the rank of staff, technical and master sergeant. Wear of the rank is authorized immediately upon notification. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Carolyn Lander)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Please join me in congratulating Master Sgt. Joseph Pyle, 30th Logistics Readiness Squadron, on his selection for STEP promotion!

He was chosen from a truly outstanding group of Airmen and is very deserving of this honor.