The following 8,167 U.S. Air Force staff sergeants have been selected for promotion to technical sergeant, as announced on July 20, 2017.

According to the Air Force, there were 25,552 airmen eligible in the 17E6 promotion cycle, for a selection rate of 31.96 percent.

Selectees’ average time in grade was 4.30 years, and time in service was 9.19 years. The average selectee overall score was 358.50, based on point averages of 212.02 for enlisted performance reports, 5.40 for decorations, 70.90 for the promotion fitness examination and 69.11 for the specialty knowledge test.

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