The following 15,669 senior airmen have been selected by the U.S. Air Force for promotion to staff sergeant in the 18E5 promotion cycle.

There were 30,651 senior airmen eligible for promotion, a selection rate of 51.12 percent. According to the Air Force, the rate "is an increase from previous years because of the requirements to provide capabilities for a growing force.

"Of the 15,669 selected, 11.7 percent had Promote Now recommendations, 29.7 percent had Must Promote recommendations and 58.5 percent had Promote recommendations.

"Selectees’ average time in grade was 1.90 years and time in service was 4.37 years. The average selectee overall score was 343.48, based on point averages of 209.67 for enlisted performance reports, 0.71 for decorations, 66.24 for the promotion fitness examination and 66.07 for the specialty knowledge test."

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