Officials announce E-5 selection stats

8/1/2011 - RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas  -- Air Force officials here selected 11,337 of 26,549 eligible senior airman for promotion to staff sergeant for a selection rate of 42.70 percent.

The average score for those selected was 275.56, with an average time in grade of 1.88 years and an average time in service of 4.44 years. The average score was based on the following point averages: 131.68 for enlisted performance reports, 0.96 for decorations, 63.49 for the promotion fitness examination and 56.66 for the specialty knowledge test.

The staff sergeant promotion list will be released Aug. 4 at 8 a.m. CST on the Air Force Personnel Center's website and Air Force Personnel Services website under enlisted promotions. Airmen can also access their score notices at the same time on the Virtual Military Personnel Flight through the Air Force Portal.

Those selected for staff sergeant will be promoted according to their promotion sequence number beginning in September.

As a reminder, selections are tentative until the data verification process is complete, which is no later than 10 days after the promotion release date. Air Force Personnel officials will notify Airmen through their military personnel sections if their selection is in question.

For more information about personnel issues, visit the Air Force Personnel Services website.

(Courtesy of Air Force Personnel, Services and Manpower Public Affairs)