The Air Force Personnel Center said Wednesday that 2,311 officers have been selected for promotion.

According to a release, AFPC said that 14 lieutenant colonels were chosen for promotion to colonel, 53 majors were selected for O-5, and 2,244 captains were selected for promotion to major.

All colonel and lieutenant colonel selectees were in the Biomedical Sciences Corps, and the major selectees were a mixture of 2,095 Line of the Air Force officers and 149 Biomedical Sciences Corps officers.

Major selectees who were in the promotion zone had a 93.1 percent selection rate, and above-the-zone major selectees had an overall selection rate of 17.2 percent.

Among in-the-zone LAF major selectees, navigators had the highest selection rate at 95.4 percent, pilots had a 93.2 percent rate, and air battle managers had a 93.6 percent selection rate.

Non-rated ops in-the-zone officers had a 91.5 percent selection rate, and mission support officers had a 93.9 percent selection rate.

Among lieutenant colonel selectees, 39 were selected in the zone, for a selection rate of 52 percent. Nine were selected for promotion above-the-zone, resulting in an 11.8 percent selection rate. And five were selected below-the-zone, with a selection rate of 3.2 percent.

For colonel selectees, 11 were chosen in-the-zone with a 39.3 percent selection rate, 2 were chosen above-the-zone for a 6.7 percent selection rate, and one was selected below-the-zone with a 1.3 percent selection rate.

The list of major selectees can be found here, the lieutenant colonel selectees can be found here, and the colonel selectees can be found here.

Stephen Losey is the air warfare reporter for Defense News. He previously covered leadership and personnel issues at Air Force Times, and the Pentagon, special operations and air warfare at He has traveled to the Middle East to cover U.S. Air Force operations.

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