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Senior Master Sergeant Select, Master Sgt. Frank T. Kuwanoe, Air Force District of Washington Intelligence superintendent, receives a certificate of promotion from Col. Michael E. Gantt, AFDW vice commander, on Joint Base Andrew, Md., Feb. 28, 2013. There were 12,834 eligible master sergeants and Kuwanoe was among the 1,367 selected for promotion to the rank of senior master sergeant. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano)
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AFDW Airman selected for promotion to SMSgt

Posted 2/28/2013   Updated 2/28/2013 Email story   Print story


by Air Force District of Washington

2/28/2013 - JOINT BASE ANDREWS, MD -- Headquarters Air Force District of Washington gained a new senior master sergeant from the 1,360 master sergeants selected for promotion Feb. 28, 2013 on Joint Base Andrews, Md.

Following the Air Force Personnel Center's public release of the list, AFDW senior leadership visited Master Sgt. Frank T. Kuwanoe, AFDW Intelligence superintendent, to congratulate him on his achievement for anticipated promotion.

To see the list, go to

Those selected represent 10.65 percent of the 12,834 eligible, Air Force Personnel Center officials said.

Selectees will be able to access their scores in the virtual MPF via the secure applications page. Selections are tentative until the data verification process is complete - no later than 10 days after the promotion release date. Personnel officials will notify Airmen, via military personnel sections, if their selection is in question.

The average overall score for those selected is 673.11. Average time in grade is 4.02 years and time in service is 18.89 years. Other score averages included 135 for enlisted performance reports, 20.63 for decorations and 71.73 for the Promotion Fitness Exam.

Selectee promotions will begin in April, in order of promotion sequence numbers.

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

(Information from this article was provided by Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs)

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