Air Force releases chief master sergeant 18E9 promotion cycle statistics Published Dec. 6, 2018 By Kat Bailey Air Force’s Personnel Center Public Affairs JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- The Air Force has selected 479 senior master sergeants for promotion to chief master sergeant out of 2,241 eligible for a selection rate of 21.37 percent in the 18E9 promotion cycle. The average overall score for those selected was 494.05. Selectees’ average time in grade was 2.92 years and time in service was 20.91 years. The average decorations score was 24.19 and the average U.S. Air Force Supervisory Exam score was 74.11. The average board score was 395.75. The chief master sergeant promotion list is available on the Enlisted Promotions page of the Air Force’s Personnel Center website, the Air Force Portal and myPers. Airmen can access their score notices on the virtual Military Personnel Flight via the AFPC secure applications page. Those selected will be promoted beginning in January 2019 according to their promotion sequence number. Prior to posting the list, AFPC provided commanders, senior raters and trusted agents with advanced knowledge of their Airmen’s selection with the intention that selects be notified no earlier than one day before the public release. For more information about Air Force personnel programs, visit the AFPC public website.