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NEWS | Oct. 8, 2014

Specific year groups, AFSCs will not meet Reduction in Force board

By Debbie Gildea Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs

Operations research analysts from the 2002 year group, acquisition officers from the 2001 year group and all judge advocate officers will not meet the fiscal year 2015 Force Management Reduction in Force board slated for October.

An updated matrix reflecting the removal of the 51J judge advocate, and selected year groups for 63A acquisition and 61A analyst officers has been posted to the myPers website. The board will still evaluate line of the Air Force officers for continued retention in specific Air Force specialties, grades and year groups.

Because of previously approved retirements and separations and ongoing voluntary program opportunities, some year groups were removed from the eligibility matrix.
Eligible Year Groups/Competitive Categories

Airmen eligible to meet the board include Line in the Air Force captains in year groups 2006 through 2008 and LAF majors in year groups 2001 through 2003 (computed by total active federal commissioned service date) in specific Air Force Specialty Codes, unless specifically excluded. AFSCs and year groups vary depending on category, so eligible Airmen should review the matrix on the myPers website to determine if they are eligible.

Eligibility Exclusions:
Some officers will not meet the RIF board, including the following:
· Officers with an approved date of separation on or before April 30, 2015 or who have an approved TERA retirement on or before May 1, 2015,
· Officers who because of a deployment have an approved VSP or TERA separation date after April 30, 2015,
· Officers on a promotion list as of the board convening date,
· Officers with less than one year time in grade as of the board convening date.

For more information about force management and other personnel issues, visit the myPers website at