Salutes & Awards

March 1, 2013

23 master sergeants earn next stripe

Nellis Public Affairs

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Air Force officials selected 1,360 of 12,834 eligible master sergeants for promotion to senior master sergeant for a selection rate of 10.65% percent.

The average overall score for those selected was 673.11. Selectees’ average time in grade is 4.02 years and time in service is 18.89 years. Other score averages included 135.00 for enlisted performance reports, 20.63 for decorations and 71.73 for the Promotion Fitness Exam.

The following 23 Nellis Airmen have been selected for promotion to the rank of senior master sergeant:

  • Master Sgt. Nelson G. Alamanzor, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron
  • Master Sgt. Richard A. Anderson, 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
  • Master Sgt. Laurie L. Bach, 8th Weapons Squadron
  • Master Sgt. Arthur J. Baltier, 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
  • Master Sgt. Nathan A. Caldwell, 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron
  • Master Sgt. Scott M. Chandler, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron
  • Master Sgt. Jason P. Cooper, 57th Maintenance Group
  • Master Sgt. Marquell D. Fallin, 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
  • Master Sgt. Jasmine Jenkins, 99th Surgical Operations Squadron
  • Master Sgt. Ronald J. Killen Jr., 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron
  • Master Sgt. Michael T. Laine, 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
  • Master Sgt. Frederick D. Little, 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
  • Master Sgt. Edward M. McCoy, 556th Test and Evaluation Squadron
  • Master Sgt. Charles R. Parton, 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
  • Master Sgt. Erin J. Ramil, United States Air Force Warfare Center
  • Master Sgt. Robert D. Ross, 57th Operations Support Squadron
  • Master Sgt. Juan C. Santos, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron
  • Master Sgt. Gaylon H. Simmons, 57th Maintenance Group
  • Master Sgt. Michelle M. Stavig, 57th Information Aggressor Squadron
  • Master Sgt. Kelley J. Stewart, 99th Air Base Wing
  • Master Sgt. Daniel J. Tachick, 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
  • Master Sgt. Brian A. Taylor, 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
  • Master Sgt. William M. Weir, 57th Maintenance Squadron



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