Salutes & Awards

June 22, 2012

Air Force releases colonel, lieutenant colonel promotion list

Fourteen lieutenant colonels and 1,269 majors were selected for promotion to colonel and lieutenant colonel during the 2012A line of the Air Force and LAF-judge advocate central selection boards, Air Force Personnel Center officials announced.

To see the entire promotion list, go to

The boards considered 124 lieutenant colonels and 6,639 majors for promotion. Selection statistics include the following:


To colonel

  • In-the-promotion zone for LAF-J: 13 selected from 23 considered for 56.5 percent select rate
  • Below-the-promotion zone for LAF-J: 1 selected from 66 considered for 1.5 percent select rate


To lieutenant colonel

  • In-the-promotion zone for LAF: 1,096 selected from 1,453 considered for 75.4 percent select rate
  • Above-the-promotion zone for LAF: 17 selected from 1,405 considered for 1.2 percent select rate
  • Below-the-promotion zone for LAF: – 123 selected from 3604 considered for 3.4 percent select rate
  • In-the-promotion zone for LAF-J: 30 selected from 38 considered for 78.9 percent select rate
  • Above-the-promotion zone for LAF-J: 2 selected from 31considered for 6.5 percent select rate
  • Above-the-promotion zone for LAF-J: 1 selected from 108 considered for .9 percent select rate


For more information about promotion opportunities and other personnel issues, go to the myPers website at


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