Air Force releases senior master sergeant/23E8 promotion cycle statistics Published March 14, 2023 By Staff Sgt. Kiana Pearson Air Force’s Personnel Center Public Affairs JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas -- Air Force officials have selected 1,629 master sergeants for promotion to senior master sergeant, out of 16,031 eligible, for a selection rate of 10.16 percent in the 23E8 promotion cycle, which includes supplemental promotion opportunities. The average overall score for those selected was 396.05. Selectees’ average time in grade was 4.4 years and time in service was 17.88 years. The 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 page. For more information about Air Force personnel programs, visit the AFPC public website.