Eligible senior airmen, staff sergeants, technical sergeants, and master sergeants in 122 Air Force specialties can apply for a high year of tenure (HYT) extension and, if approved, will be able to extend between 12 and 24 months past their current HYT. The extension should be approved by the unit commander or civilian leader. The HYT extension application window is open Feb. 1, 2016, through May 31, 2017. Eligibility is limited to specific control Air Force specialty codes and grades as of Jan. 26, 2016 with some exceptions. For more information, visit the myPers website; select "Any" from the search drop down options and enter "FY16/17 High Year of Tenure Extension Program" in the search window.
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