Air Force selects 1,549 in 18E8/senior master sergeant promotion cycle; list posts March 1 Published Feb. 23, 2018 By Kat Bailey Air Force’s Personnel Center Public Affairs JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- Air Force officials have selected 1,549 master sergeants for promotion to senior master sergeant out of 13,054 eligible for a selection rate of 11.87 percent. The senior master sergeant promotion list will be available on the Air Force’s Personnel Center website Enlisted Promotions page, the Air Force Portal and myPers March 1, 2018 at 8 a.m. CST. Airmen will also be able to access their score notices on the virtual Military Personnel Flight via the Air Force’s Personnel Center secure applications page. Those selected for senior master sergeant will be promoted beginning April 1, according to their promotion sequence number. Commanders will receive notice of their selects from their senior rater's agent starting Feb. 22, with the intention that selects be notified no earlier than one day before the public release. For more information about Air Force personnel programs, visit myPers from a CAC-enabled computer. Eligible individuals who do not have a myPers account can request one by following these instructions.