The Air Force has released the latest promotions results for colonel, showing roughly the same percentage of line officers selected this year as last year. For line officer promotion in the zone to colonel, USAF selected 459 officers from a total of 1,010 under consideration—a rate of 45.4 percent. Last year the selection rate was 45.3 percent.
May 23, 2022
The Department of the Air Force announced the retirements of several key leaders within the Air Force and Space Force on May 23, while also unveiling more than a dozen new assignments for current or future one-star generals.