Air Force officials announce E-5 promotion rates
/ Published August 06, 2004
RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas (AFPN) -- The Air Force has selected 13,625 of 33,306 eligible senior airmen for promotion to staff sergeant, a 40.91 percent selection rate.
The Air Force will release the promotion list Aug. 11. The complete list of selectees will be posted to the Air Force Personnel Center's Web page, http://www.afpc.randolph.af.mil/eprom/, by 6 p.m. CDT Aug. 13.
"Certainly the Air Force has had another banner year in terms of promotion," said Chief Master Sgt. Mark Billingsley, the center’s enlisted promotions branch chief. "The Air Force has singled out those senior airmen who have shown they are ready for the next big step in their career. This group has worked hard for their stripes and will make valuable contributions as our newest (noncommissioned officers)."
The average score for those selected was 272.33 points, with the following averages:
-- 130.85 enlisted performance reports
-- 58.23 promotion fitness exam
-- 54.29 specialty knowledge test
-- 16.43 time in grade
-- 10.88 time in service
-- 0.79 decorations
The average selectee has 1.77 years time in grade and 4.39 years in service. Those selected will be promoted to staff sergeant from September to August 2005.
People who tested are expected to receive their score notices by the end of August, allowing them to see just how their promotion fitness examination and specialty knowledge test scores rank against others within their Air Force specialty. Each Airman can also get an electronic copy of his or her score notice Aug. 16 by logging into the virtual military personnel flight at http://www.afpc.randolph.af.mil/. (Courtesy of AFPC News Service)