Air Force releases technical sergeant/20E6 promotion cycle statistics Published Aug. 24, 2020 By Toni Whaley Air Force’s Personnel Center Public Affairs JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas -- Air Force officials have selected 8,246 staff sergeants for promotion to technical sergeant out of 28,358 eligible for a selection rate of 29.08 percent in the 20E6 promotion cycle. The average overall score for those selected was 346. Selectees’ average time in grade was 4.15 years and time in service was 9.18 years. The technical sergeant 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 applications page. Increments will begin 1 September 2020 which is a 1-month delay from the pre-COVID timeline. Those who should have incremented on 1 August 2020 will be projected for a 1 September 2020 promotion and will be retroactively applied to 1 August 2020 with backdated pay. For more information about Air Force personnel programs, visit the AFPC public website.