AF selects 14,181 in staff sergeant/17E5 promotion cycle; list to post Aug. 24 Published Aug. 15, 2017 By Kat Bailey Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas -- Air Force officials have selected 14,181 senior airmen for promotion to staff sergeant out of 32,006 eligible for a selection rate of 44.31 percent. The staff sergeant promotion list will be available on the Air Force Portal and myPers Aug. 24 at 8 a.m. CDT. Airmen will also be able to access their score notices on the virtual Military Personnel Flight via the Air Force’s Personnel Center secure applications page. Those selected for staff sergeant will be promoted beginning Sept. 1, according to their promotion sequence number. Commanders will receive notice of their selects from their senior rater's agent starting Aug. 17, with the intent to notify their selects no earlier than one day before the public release. For more information about Air Force personnel programs, go to myPers. Individuals who do not have a myPers account can request one by following these instructions.