Keesler inducts newest Chief Master Sergeants during ceremony
A medallion is on display during the Chief Induction Medallion Ceremony prior to the Chief Induction Ceremony inside the Bay Breeze Event Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 15, 2019. Five Keesler Airmen earned their chief master sergeant stripe during the 2019 promotion release. Leadership from the 81st Training Wing presented each of the newest Chief Master Sgts. with a medallion. Air Force officials selected 479 senior master sergeants for promotion to chief master sergeant out of 2,241 eligible for a selection rate of 21.37 percent. Chief master sergeants make up one percent of the Air Force enlisted force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)