Air Force releases senior master sergeant/19E8 promotion cycle statistics Published March 7, 2019 By Kat Bailey Air Force’s Personnel Center Public Affairs JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- Air Force officials have selected 1,434 master sergeants for promotion to senior master sergeant out of 13,316 eligible for a selection rate of 10.77 percent in the 19E8 promotion cycle. The average overall score for those selected was 494.87. Selectees’ average time in grade was 3.87 years and time in service was 17.91 years. The average decorations score was 19.92 and the average United States Air Force Supervisory Exam score was 74.98. The average board score was 398.96. The senior master 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 AFPC secure applications page. Those selected will be promoted beginning April 1, according to their promotion sequence number. Prior to posting the list, AFPC 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 AFPC public website.