Air Force announces officer selections

RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas --  The Calendar Year 2008A Line of the Air Force, Biomedical Sciences Corps, and Nurse Corps central selection boards selected 545 colonels, 112 lieutenant colonels and 219 majors for promotion.

The entire list can be found on the Air Force Personnel Center's home page under the Officer Promotions tab at www.afpc.randolph.af.mil/ and on the AFPC "Ask" Web site on the officer promotions home page.

The boards considered 4352 colonels for promotion, 702 lieutenant colonels and 362 majors. The results of the boards are as follows:

Selection statistics in-the-promotion zone for colonel:
LAF - 434 selected from 958 considered for a 45.3 percent select rate
BSC - 17 selected from 36 considered for a 47.2 percent select rate

Selection statistics above-the-promotion zone for colonel:
LAF - 14 selected from 772 considered for a 1.8 percent select rate
BSC - 0 selected from 45 considered for a 0 percent select rate

Selection statistics below-the-promotion zone for colonel:
LAF - 79 selected from 2460 considered for a 3.2 percent select rate
BSC - 1 selected from 81 considered for a 1.2 percent select rate

Selection statistics in-the-promotion zone for lieutenant colonel:
NC - 48 selected from 80 considered for a 60.0 percent select rate
BSC - 45 selected from 85 considered for a 52.9 percent select rate

Selection statistics above-the-promotion zone for lieutenant colonel:
NC - 6 selected from 113 considered for a 5.3 percent select rate
BSC - 7 selected from 121 considered for a 5.8 percent select rate

Selection statistics below-the-promotion zone for lieutenant colonel:
NC - 2 selected from 155 considered for a 1.3 percent select rate
BSC - 4 selected from 148 considered for a 2.7 percent select rate

Selection statistics in-the-promotion zone for major:
NC - 92 selected from 122 considered for a 75.4 percent select rate
BSC - 106 selected from 121 considered for a 87.6 percent select rate

Selection statistics above-the-promotion zone for major:
NC - 18 selected from 101 considered for a 17.8 percent select rate
BSC - 3 selected from 18 considered for a 16.7 percent select rate

Selection statistics below-the-promotion zone for major:
There was no below-the-zone consideration

For more information, visit the AFPC "Ask" Web site; click on the "Officer Promotions" quick link. You can also get more information through the 24-hour Air Force Contact Center at (800) 616-3775.