Individual Reservists who wish to meet the 2018 Stripes for Exceptional Performers II (STEP II) promotion board must submit their nomination packages to their servicing HQ RIO Detachment May 21, 2018. STEP II is a commander’s program designed to promote outstanding enlisted Air Force Reserve members to one grade above the authorized grade for their position. IMAs and PIRRs (E5 – E8) interested in the program must work with their supervisor and/or unit reserve coordinator (URC) to assemble a nomination package. HQ RIO will route applications to ARPC by June 10. Complete information on the STEP II program is available in the 2018 STEP II Guide. Questions should be directed to the member's servicing HQ RIO Detachment.
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