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NEWS | March 6, 2015

Twenty JB Charleston Airmen selected for promotion to senior master sergeant

By 628th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

Air Force officials announced March 5, 2015 that 22 Airmen from Joint Base Charleston, S.C., had been selected for promotion to the rank of senior master sergeant. The selectees are listed below.

17th Airlift Squadron
Master Sgt. Charles Lauderdale

437th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Master Sgts. Charles Craw, Eric Smith and Mark Swope

437th Maintenance Group
Master Sgts. Jeffrey Arnold, Timothy Dube, Norman Palone, Eric Ragan and Paul Walter

437th Maintenance Squadron
Master Sgts. Eric McKenzie, Andre Mackie and Robert Baker

437th Operations Group
Master Sgt. Christopher Copans 

437th Operation Support Squadron 
Master Sgt. Megan Gantt

628th Air Base Wing
Master Sgt. Chad Hashley

628th Civil Engineer Squadron
Master Sgts. Michael Nichols and Thomas Underwood

628th Comptroller Squadron
Master Sgt. Mark Thompson

628th Contracting Squadron
Master Sgt. Christina Warner

628th Force Support Squadron
Master Sgt. Wesley Tuson

Air Force wide, 1,257 master sergeants were selected for promotion. The selection rate was 8.75 percent, with an average selectee overall score of 680.90. Selectees' average time-in-grade was 4.34 years and time-in-service was 18.79 years. The average enlisted performance report score was 135; average decorations score was 20.67; U.S. Air Force Supervisory Examination average score was 79.38 and the average board score was 393.44.