The Air Force has selected 2,518 captains for promotion to major, in the latest promotion boards for line, chaplain, nurse corps, and biomedical science corps officers. For line officers, the in-the-zone promotion rate was 93.3 percent, slightly better than the last board’s 92.4 percent. On the other hand, the above-the-zone selection rate was lower at only 8.9 percent compared to 11.2 percent last year.
The White House announced its United States Space Priorities Framework in a document released concurrently with Vice President Kamala Harris' first National Space Council meeting. Listed among five U.S. priorities is to “defend its national security interests from the growing scope and scale of space and counterspace threats.”