Officers are positioned for promotion sequence based on the following criteria, applied in the order listed:
-Current Grade Date of Rank
-Previous grade date of rank, if applicable
-Total Active Federal Commissioned Service
-Total Federal Commissioned Service
-Regular officers will precede Reserve officers. Regular officers will rank among themselves based on date of Presidential nomination for appointment as a Regular officer
-Regular Air Force acceptance date; based on the date of the Air Force Form 133, Oath of Office
-Graduates of Service academies, appointed as Regular officers and assigned the same date of rank, on the active duty list in order of their graduation class standing
-Date of birth, with the earliest date taking precedence
-Reverse social security number, with the lowest number taking precedence
You may locate your promotion line number on vMPF.
Here are the instructions:
-Log on to the vMPF
-On the main page under “Most Popular Applications,” select “Record Review”
-Select “Promotion;” your line number is displayed on the page
For issues and questions concerning officer promotions, please use the button below.