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Officer Promotion Increments

Officer Date of Rank Chart


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

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