24th AF SNCOs selected for promotion

Senior Master Sergeant, SMSgt Stripes (Metallic).  Insignia provided by ITC(SW) MIke Purcell.

Senior Master Sergeant, SMSgt Stripes (Metallic). Insignia provided by ITC(SW) MIke Purcell.

LACKLAND AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Five 24th Air Force master sergeants will add another stripe to their chevrons soon. They are:

Master Sgt. Peter Franco, 24th Air Force Operations
Master Sgt. Kevin Hardman, 24th Air Force Safety
Master Sgt. Brian Meeks, 24th Air Force Operations
Master Sgt. James Zimmer, 624th Operations Center
Master Sgt. Jeremiah Ross, 624th Operations Center

"On behalf of Maj. Gen. [Suzanne] Vautrinot and the entire 24th Air Force leadership team, I not only congratulate our newest senior master sergeants, but look forward to their continued servant leadership," said 24th AF Command Chief Master Sgt. Kevin Slater.

Those selected represent 13.78 percent of the 12,351 eligible, with an average score of 670.44, 4.12 years average time in grade and 19.27 years time in service. The average score was based on the following point averages: 134.99 for enlisted performance reports, 20.66 for decorations, 70.62 for the Air Force supervisory exam and 392.56 board score.