Air Force releases technical sergeant/18E6 promotion cycle statistics Published July 19, 2018 By Kat Bailey Air Force’s Personnel Center Public Affairs JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- The Air Force has selected 8,416 staff sergeants for promotion to technical sergeant out of 27,555 eligible for a selection rate of 30.54 percent in the 18E6 promotion cycle. Of the 8,416 selected, 19.4 percent had Promote Now recommendations, 26.1 percent had Must Promote recommendations and 54.3 percent had Promote recommendations. Selectees’ average time in grade was 4.33 years and time in service was 9.33 years. The average selectee overall score was 361.24, based on point averages of 211.03 for enlisted performance reports, 5.12 for decorations, 74.95 for the promotion fitness examination and 67.57 for the specialty knowledge test. The technical sergeant promotion list is available on the Enlisted Promotions page of the Air Force’s Personnel Center website, the Air Force Portal and myPers. Airmen can access their score notices on the virtual Military Personnel Flight via the Air Force’s Personnel Center secure applications page. Those selected will be promoted beginning Aug. 1 according to their promotion sequence number. Prior to posting the list on myPers, the Air Force’s Personnel Center provided commanders, senior raters and trusted agents with advanced knowledge of their Airmen’s selection 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 the Air Force Personnel Center public website.