Four 445th AW officers selected for promotion to colonel

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Air Reserve Personnel Center officials announced results for the Calendar Year 2023 Air Force Reserve Line and Nonline Colonel Promotion Selection Boards April 1, 2024. The boards selected 228 Citizen Airmen for promotion.

The selection boards convened at ARPC, August 6-14, 2023, to determine those officers best and fully qualified to assume the next higher grade. Board members selected 228 of 1,661 officers considered.

Four officers from the 445th Airlift Wing were selected for promotion to colonel;

Ryan Albrecht, 445 Airlift Wing staff judge advocate; Jason Bordas, 445th Civil Engineer Squadron commander; Michael Policastro, 445th Aeromedical Staging Squadron Critical Care Air Transport Team flight commander and physician in charge; Robert Wengerter, 445th Mission Support Group commander.

Categories considered during these promotion boards were: Line of the Air Force Air Operations and Special Warfare (LAF-A), Line of the Air Force Nuclear Missile Operations (LAF-N), Line of the Air Force Space Operations (LAF-S), Line of the Air Force Information Warfare (LAF-I), Line of the Air Force Combat Support (LAF-C), Line of the Air Force Force Modernization (LAF-F), Line of the Air Force Cross Functional Operations (LAF-X), Judge Advocate (LAF-J), Chaplain (CH), Dental Corps (DC), Medical Corps (MC), Nurse Corps (NC), Medical Services Corps (MSC), and Biomedical Sciences Corps (BSC).

A complete list of Airmen selected for promotion is available online by visiting the Air Reserve Component Officer Promotion home page on myFSS,