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Air Force Promotions.

New Air Force Promotion Study Guide
The Air Force made major changes to the materials enlisted members use for reference and studying for promotion. The new guide, called the Professional Development Guide, replaces both the Promotion Fitness Examination and U.S. Air Force Supervisory Examination Study Guides -- officially known as Volumes 1 and 2 of Air Force Pamphlet 36-2241...

Master Sergeant (E-7) Promotion Overview and Historical Promotion Rates
rief overview of the Air Force E-7 (Master Sergeant) promotion system, including how promotion selections are made, and a chart containing the historical rates of Air Force Master Sergeant promotions from Fiscal Year 1993 to present.

TSgt (E-6) Promotion Overview and Historical Promotion Rates
Brief overview of the Air Force E-6 (Technical Sergeant) promotion system, including how promotion selections are made, and a chart containing the historical rates of Air Force Technical Sergeant promotions from Fiscal Year 1971 to present.

SSgt (E-5) Promotion Overview and Historical Promotion Rates
Brief overview of the Air Force E-5 (Staff Sergeant) promotion system, including how promotion selections are made, and a chart containing the historical rates of Air Force Staff Sergeant promotions (E-5) promotions for the past ten years.

Changes to Air Force Officer Promotion Packages
Starting with active-duty promotion boards through the rank of colonel in 2005, all self-initiated academic education information, including bachelor's degrees, will be removed from the officer promotion records. Additionally, deployment history will replace the "duty block" history.

Air Force Enlisted Promotion System Made Simple
Ever wanted to know what it takes to get promoted in the Air Force? We've taken the 'gobbly-gook' out of the Air Force Enlisted Promotion Regulation and present the process 'in the clear.'

Promotion Overview & Historical Promotion Rates - SMSgt
Brief overview of the Air Force E-8 (Senior Master Sergeant) promotion system, including how promotion selections are made, and a chart containing the historical rates of Air Force Senior Master Sergeant promotions from Fiscal Year 1971 to Fiscal Year 2002.

Promotion Overview & Historical Promotion Rates - CMSgt
Brief overview of the Air Force E-9 (Chief Master Sergeant) promotion system, including how promotion selections are made, and a chart containing the historical rates of Air Force Chief Master Sergeant promotions from Fiscal Year 1971 to Fiscal Year 2001.

Enlisted Promotion Fact Sheet (E-5 to E-7)
Promotion information Fact sheet for Air Force enlisted promotions to the ranks of SSgt (E-5) through MSgt (E-7).

Enlisted Promotion Fact Sheet (E-8 and E-9)
In the Air Force, promotions to the rank of E-8 (SMSgt) and E-9 (CMSgt) are accomplished through a combination of promotion points and a board score.

Calculating your WAPS Promotion Points
How to calculate enlisted promotion points.

Enlisted Cut-Offs and Average Scores
Cut-offs and average scores for enlisted WAPS promotions.

Enlisted Eligibility Requirements
Time in Service, Time in Grade, Promotion Eligibility Cut-Off Dates, and Promotion Cycle Dates.

Enlisted Promotion Lists
Latest Promotion lists for personnel promoted to the grades of E-5, E-6, E-7, E-8, and E-9.

Enlisted Rank
The Air Force enlisted force is comprised of distinct and separate ranks. Each correlates to increased levels of training, education, technical competence, experience, leadership, and managerial responsibilities. Here are the general descriptions and average promotion times for each Air Force enlisted rank.

Frocking Policy
The Air Force has issued new guidance on frocking, the practice of pinning on a higher rank after selection for that grade but before the actual promotion date. One of the changes is delegation of the approval/disapproval authority to the Air Force Personnel Center commander for frocking to O-4 and O-5 and to the Air Force Senior Leadership...

Officer Date of Rank Chart
Determine Below-the-Zone and In-the-Zone Promotion Eligibility based on Date of Rank.

Officer Promotion Board Schedule
Officer Promotion Board Schedule for FY 04.

Officer Promotion Eligibility Criteria
Find out if you're eligible for promotion consideration for the first one-half of Calandar Year 2004.

Officer Promotions Questions and Answers
A Slide Presintation of the Air Force Officer Promotion System (Requires Powerpoint).

Officer Regular and Reserve Status Fact Sheet
Fact sheet about promotions for regular and reserve officers.

Promotion Statistics
Historical promotion statistics for Air Force officers.

Promotions FAQ
Frequently asked questions about the Air Force Enlisted Promotion System.

Senior Airman Below-the-Zone Promotion System
The Air Force has a program to promote outstanding A1Cs (E-3s) to Senior Airman (E-4) six months before they would otherwise be eligible.

WAPS Eligibility Chart
Word file document chart about enlisted promotion eligibility.

WAPS Study List
List of study materials for each specific AFSC and rank (note -- This is a pdf file).

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