Eligible senior airmen, staff sergeants, technical sergeants and master sergeants in 35 Air Force specialties will be able to apply for a high year of tenure extension and, if approved, will be able to extend between 12 and 24 months past their current HYT. A matrix of eligible Air Force specialty codes and eligible grades has been posted to myPers. Eligibility is based on an Airman's core AFSC as of May 11, 2015, and Airmen must have a Sept. 30, 2016 or earlier HYT. The HYT extension application window will be open June 1, 2015-May 31, 2016. For complete eligibility criteria and application information, visit the myPers website, select "Any" from the search drop down options and enter "FY15/16 High Year of Tenure Extension Program" in the search window. For more information about Air Force personnel programs, visit myPers.
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