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NEWS | Feb. 26, 2015

Seventeen JB Charleston Airmen selected for promotion to major and colonel

By Trisha Gallaway 628th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

The Air Force Personnel Center announced Feb. 11, 2015 that it had selected 2,126 captains for promotion to the rank of major and 456 lieutenant colonels for promotion to the rank of colonel.

Eligible officers were considered during the calendar year 2014C Colonel (Chaplain/Line of the Air Force), CY14D Colonel (Nurse Corps) and the CY14C Major (LAF) selection boards.

Selected for promotion to the rank of major

14th Airlift Squadron: Capts. Trevor Butler, Jacob Parker and Jennifer Prouty

15th Airlift Squadron: Capts. Brandon Gillet, Timothy Kniefel and John Lieber

16th Airlift Squadron: Capts. Michael Busse, Anthony Mitchell and Christopher Prentiss

17th Airlift Squadron: Capts. Nicholas Coblio, Peter Hince, Adam McDade, Ryan Scott and Andrew Webster.

437th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron: Capt. Robert Cross

628th Force Support Squadron: Capt. Karen Mealey

Selected for promotion to the rank of colonel

628th Civil Engineer Squadron: Lt. Col. Patrick Miller

To see the promotion lists, go to the Air Force Portal and select the promotion link, or log in to myPers, select "Search All Components" from the drop down menu, enter "Active Duty: Officer Promotions Home Page" in the search window and scroll down to the promotion select list section.

For more information about promotions and other personnel issues, visit the myPers website. Air Force retirees who do not have a myPers account can request one at

Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs contributed to this article