23 Sheppard master sergeants to pin on another stripe

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  • By John Ingle
  • 82nd Training Wing Public Affairs

SHEPPARD AIR FORCE BASE, Texas – The Air Force selected 23 Sheppard AFB master sergeant for promotion to senior master sergeant as part of the 20E8 promotion cycle.

Of the 15,544 master sergeants eligible for promotion, Air Force officials selected 1,184 master for promotion to E-8 for a selection rate of 7.62 percent. The average overall score for those selected was 407.06. Selectees’ average time in grade was 3.74 years and time in service was 18.08 years.

Those selected include: Master Sgts. Cody R. Anderson, 372nd Training Squadron, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska; Marc A. Ascher, 782nd Training Group; Erica C. Austin, 372nd TRS, Luke AFB, Arizona; Michael J. Bledsoe, 359th TRS, Eglin AFB, Florida; Carl H. Bradley, 373rd TRS; Luis R. Caracosa, 82nd Training Wing; Chad D. Gates, 372nd TRS, LAFB, Arizona; Joshua J. Gibbs, 368th TRS, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; Evan P. Hallmark, 361st TRS; Joel A. Hamm, 362nd TRS; David R. Hartley, 363rd TRS.

Master Sgts. Robert H. Karm, 82nd Mission Support Group; Johnathan L. Kelley, 82nd Security Forces Squadron; Anthony R. Kendall, 359th TRS, EAFB, Florida; Tabatha L. Lugo, 372nd TRS, Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota; Matthew S. McCorkel, 365th TRS; Brandon D. McCurdy, 82nd TRW; Kristopher K. McKay, 372nd TRS; William H. Phillips, 362nd TRS; Adam J. Stewart, 82nd Communication Squadron; Duane R. Thompson, 82nd Medical Group; Jason M. Truskowski, 361st TRS; and Kimberly J. Vaughan, 361st TRS.

The senior master 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.

Those selected will be promoted beginning April 1, according to their promotion sequence number. For more information about Air Force personnel programs, visit the AFPC public website.