AF selects 472 in chief, 17E9 promotion cycle; list to post Dec. 7 Published Nov. 28, 2017 By Kat Bailey Air Force’s Personnel Center Public Affairs JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas -- The Air Force Chief Evaluation Board has selected 472 senior master sergeants for promotion to chief master sergeant out of 2,142 eligible for a selection rate of 22.04 percent. The chief master sergeant promotion list will be available on the Air Force Portal and myPers Dec. 7 at 8 a.m. CST. 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 chief will be promoted beginning Jan. 1, 2018, according to their promotion sequence number. Commanders will receive notice of their selects from their senior rater's agent starting Nov. 30, with the intention that selects be notified no earlier than one day before the public release. For more information about Air Force personnel programs, go to myPers from a CAC-enabled computer. Eligible individuals who do not have a myPers account can request one by following these instructions.