Air Force approves indefinite enlistments at 12-year service mark for airmen

Lt. Col. Kevin Welsh, U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron commander, conducts an reenlistment in Anchorage, Alaska, June 29, 2018. Starting Nov. 18, airmen will be able to reenlist indefinitely after 12 years of service. CORY W. BUSH/U.S. AIR FORCE
Lt. Col. Kevin Welsh, U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron commander, conducts an reenlistment in Anchorage, Alaska, June 29, 2018. Starting Nov. 18, airmen will be able to reenlist indefinitely after 12 years of service. CORY W. BUSH/U.S. AIR FORCE

Air Force approves indefinite enlistments at 12-year service mark for airmen

by Brian Ferguson
Stars and Stripes

The Air Force has approved indefinite enlistments for active duty airmen with at least 12 years of service, the service’s top enlisted leader said after an internal memo became public.

“Keep an eye out for the official announcement — and know that we are working for our airmen,” Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright said on his Facebook page Sunday.

Beginning Nov. 18, all airmen with at least 12 years of service at their date of discharge can reenlist for an unspecified period, extending their enlistment term to the year they must be promoted or face separation, also known as the high year tenure mark.

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