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211029-D-HN545-1004.PNG Photo By: Charo Gutierrez

FORT MEADE, Md. - Effective Jan. 1, 2023, advanced academic degrees will be visible to promotion central selection boards considering major and lieutenant colonel ranks. The change will apply to all eligible DAF officers and allow promotion board members to consider an officer’s acquisition of valued expertise as one of many whole-person concept considerations. (U.S. Air Force Graphic by Rosario "Charo" Gutierrez)


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