Buckley master sergeants selected for promotion

BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Two Team Buckley senior noncommissioned officers were selected for promotion to senior master sergeant by the Air Force March 14.

Master Sgts. Michael, 2nd Space Warning Squadron, and Robert, 460th Medical Group are part of the 1,282 master sergeants for promotion to senior master sergeant by Air Force officials.

The board, which convened here Feb. 5 to 23, considered 14,626 master sergeants, for an 8.77 percent select rate. Last year's selection rate was 8.63 percent.

The average score for those selected was 663.89, with an average time in grade and time in service of 4.50 and 20.53 years respectively. The average score was based on the following point averages:

-- 134.99 for enlisted performance reports;

-- 32.88 for time in grade;

-- 21.52 for time in service;

-- 21.12 for decorations;

-- 65.42 for Air Force supervisory examination;

-- 387.97 for board score.

Score notices will be available on the virtual military personnel flight, or vMPF, and Air Force Portal March 14. Those selected will be promoted to E-8 beginning in April.