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  1. AFPC outlines options for senior airmen affected by lost promotion tests

    The Air Force is still trying to hunt down promotion test answer sheets for the most recent testing cycle that went MIA after they were mailed via FedEx from Pope Airfield, North Carolina, Air Force Personnel Center officials said Friday.

    • Jul. 25, 2014
  2. Air Force loses staff sergeant tests in the mail

    Promotion test answer sheets for 99 airmen at Pope Field in North Carolina were lost in the mail and were unable to be used in the most recent staff sergeant testing cycle, the Air Force Personnel Center said Thursday.

    • Jul. 17, 2014
  3. 439 selected for supplemental promotions

    The Air Force announced today that 439 airmen were selected for supplemental promotions for July.

    • Jul. 17, 2014
  4. 9,403 selected for staff sergeant

    The Air Force Personnel Center on Thursday named 9,403 senior airmen selected for promotion to E-5, out of 36,739 eligible.

    • Jul. 10, 2014
  5. Staff sergeant promotions hit 16-year low

    The selection rate for promotion to staff sergeant plunged this year to 25.59 percent the lowest rate in 16 years.

    • Jul. 1, 2014
  6. 6,684 selected for tech sergeant

    The Air Force has selected 6,684 staff sergeants for promotion to technical sergeant.

    • Jun. 26, 2014
  7. Only 83 master sergeants in the security forces career field are still deemed overmanned as more than 1,400 airmen are likely to be cut by the Air Force's first retention boards, which convened Monday in San Antonio. Samuel King Jr. / Air Force

    Retention boards convene with fewer airmen targeted

    More than 1,400 airmen are likely to be cut by the Air Force's first retention boards, which convened Monday in San Antonio.

    • Jun. 16, 2014
  8. Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James Cody says the new enlisted performance report will be out in six months. Samuel King Jr./Air Force

    Cody: 18-month overhaul starts with new feedback form

    Get ready for some awkward conversations with your supervisor.

    • Jun. 16, 2014
  9. Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody Scott M. Ash / Air Force

    New EPR feedback form, guidance begin July 1

    The Air Force released the new Airman Comprehensive Assessment for enlisted airmen and officers Monday, along with updated guidance on how the feedback forms will be used as part of performance evaluations beginning July 1.

    • Jun. 9, 2014
  10. Biomedical Sciences Corps lieutenant colonels are among those who can apply for time-in-grade waivers. Guido Melo/ / Air Force

    Time in grade, service commitment waivers announced

    Certain lieutenant colonels have until Feb. 1 to apply for time-in-grade waivers, allowing them to retire with at a higher grade.

    • Jun. 2, 2014
  11. Retention boards: 1 in 4 airmen will be told to leave

    The Air Force's first enlisted retention boards are two weeks away from convening and they could end the careers of roughly 4,000 airmen.

    • Jun. 2, 2014
  12. 4,073 selected for master sergeant; selection rate hits new low

    The Air Force has selected 4,073 technical sergeants for promotion to master sergeant in the toughest year in more than a decade.

    • May. 22, 2014
  13. Master sgt. promotion list due out Thursday

    The list of airmen selected for promotion to master sergeant is expected to be released Thursday, the Air Force Personnel Center said.

    • May. 19, 2014
  14. Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James Cody says the new feedback forms will be time-consuming, but it will be 'time well spent.' Scott M. Ash / Air Force

    New EPR feedback form coming this month

    The first step in a major overhaul of how enlisted airmen are evaluated is expected to be released by the end of May.

    • May. 18, 2014
  15. Airmen salute during a Flag Day ceremony. New separation and retirement rollbacks will bring another round of Temporary Early Retirement Authority, or 15-year retirements. Ben Strasser/Air Force

    New round of separation rollbacks, early retirements begins

    The Air Force on Thursday announced the launch of its second round of date-of-separation rollbacks for enlisted airmen.

    • May. 1, 2014
  16. Airmen return from deploymenton July 28. The Air Force announced Wednesday it has approved early retirement for more than 2,100 enlisted members and more than 350 officers. Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli/Air Force

    Final count: More than 2,100 enlisted members granted early retirement

    The Air Force has finished processing and approving enlisted airmen's early retirement applications and is nearly finished officers' applications.

    • Apr. 23, 2014
  17. Delta Company soldiers march to the field at Army Officer Candidate School. Army

    Switching services could be your best shot at OCS

    Michael Heller knew that if he was going to move up, he had to get out.

    • Apr. 21, 2014
  18. Airmen return from a six-month deployment to Afghanistan. The Air Force has opened a new round of 15-year retirement opportunities for airmen who were deployed, on a short-tour assignment or had an unwaiverable service commitment during the last application window. Airman 1st Class Betty R. Chevalier/Air Force

    New early retirement window opens

    The Air Force on Tuesday opened a new window for select airmen to apply for early retirement.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  19. 25 selected for supplemental promotions

    The Air Force has selected 25 airmen for supplemental promotion to staff sergeant, technical sergeant and senior master sergeant.

    • Apr. 10, 2014
  20. Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James Cody told lawmakers the Air Force is taking steps to make sure all separating or retiring airmen attend Transition Assistance Program courses. Scott Ash/Air Force

    Air Force ramps up transition assistance for flood of separating airmen

    The Air Force is ramping up its Transition Assistance Program to help handle an unusually high number of airmen expected to leave the service in the next few years, Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James Cody said Wednesday.

    • Apr. 9, 2014
  21. 'Where there are mistakes, as an institution, we will make it right,' said Lt. Gen. Sam Cox, deputy chief of staff, manpower, personnel and services. Mike Morones / Staff

    Air Force will honor early retirements that were revoked

    The Air Force said Tuesday that a handful of airmen whose approved early retirements had been revoked will still be able to retire if they so choose.

    • Apr. 8, 2014
  22. An aircraft phase maintenance specialist with the 455th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron works on the wing of an A-10 Thunderbolt II at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan. Capt. Raymond Geoffroy / Air Force

    Thousands of airmen spared

    At least 8,751 airmen's jobs are no longer on the chopping block this year, according to the latest charts obtained by Air Force Times.

    • Apr. 3, 2014
  23. Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James Cody is pushing commanders to nominate more airmen for developmental special-duty assignments. Samuel King Jr./Air Force

    Commanders told to nominate more NCOs for special duties

    The Air Force expects to select between 700 and 1,000 staff sergeants, technical sergeants and master sergeants for the next round of developmental special-duty assignments fewer than during last year's first round.

    • Mar. 27, 2014
  24.  Staff

    Nearly 1,000 selected for senior master sergeant

    The Air Force released the list Thursday of 999 master sergeants selected for promotion to senior master sergeant.

    • Mar. 20, 2014
  25. 54 enlisted selected for supplemental promotion

    Fifty-four additional enlisted airmen have been selected for supplemental promotion, the Air Force Personnel Center announced Thursday.

    • Mar. 13, 2014
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