2016 promotion cycle study reference CDCs now available online Published Oct. 1, 2015 By Air Education and Training Command Public Affairs JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- The 2016 promotion cycle Weighted Airman Promotion System (WAPS) study reference Career Development Courses (CDCs) are now available on the WAPS Online Reference Library Database. During the 2015 cycle, 257 promotion tests were administered in support of WAPS and the U.S. Air Force senior NCO promotion system. "Today's Air Force continues to ensure promotion tests are fair, valid, credible, and relevant," said Dwayne Hafer, from the Air Education and Training Command Airman Advancement Division. "So far this year, 124,254 Airmen have tested for promotion. We anticipate similar numbers for the upcoming 2016 testing cycle which begins in December." The 2016 promotion cycle Enlisted Promotions References and Requirements Catalog, the source listing all study sources for both WAPS and U.S. Air Force Supervisory Exam examinees, is available online to .mil users at the Airman Advancement Division website. All supporting WAPS CDCs are available at eWORLD.