E-8 Celebration Ceremony

U.S. Air Force Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th Training Wing vice commander, presents Master Sgt. Ecatarina Garcia, 315th Training Squadron instructor, a promotion certificate with Chief Master Sgt. Bobbie Reinsche, 17th Training Wing command chief, at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, March 1, 2018. In celebration of individuals being selected for senior master sergeant, a party was held at the Event Center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Seraiah Hines/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th Training Wing vice commander, presents Master Sgt. Ecatarina Garcia, 315th Training Squadron instructor, a promotion certificate with Chief Master Sgt. Bobbie Reinsche, 17th Training Wing command chief, at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, March 1, 2018. In celebration of individuals being selected for senior master sergeant, a party was held at the Event Center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Seraiah Hines/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th Training Wing vice commander, presents Master Sgt. Bryan Peel, 17th Security Forces Squadron first sergeant, a promotion certificate with Chief Master Sgt. Bobbie Reinsche, 17th Training Wing command chief, at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, March 1, 2018. In celebration of individuals being selected for senior master sergeant, a party was held at the Event Center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Seraiah Hines/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th Training Wing vice commander, presents Master Sgt. Bryan Peel, 17th Security Forces Squadron first sergeant, a promotion certificate with Chief Master Sgt. Bobbie Reinsche, 17th Training Wing command chief, at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, March 1, 2018. In celebration of individuals being selected for senior master sergeant, a party was held at the Event Center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Seraiah Hines/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th Training Wing vice commander, presents Master Sgt. Aaron Shirley, 315th Training Squadron instructor, a promotion certificate with Chief Master Sgt. Bobbie Reinsche, 17th Training Wing command chief, at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, March 1, 2018. In celebration of individuals being selected for senior master sergeant, a party was held at the Event Center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Seraiah Hines/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th Training Wing vice commander, presents Master Sgt. Aaron Shirley, 315th Training Squadron instructor, a promotion certificate with Chief Master Sgt. Bobbie Reinsche, 17th Training Wing command chief, at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, March 1, 2018. In celebration of individuals being selected for senior master sergeant, a party was held at the Event Center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Seraiah Hines/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th Training Wing vice commander, presents Master Sgt. Jamaal Chesney, 315th Training Squadron assistant first sergeant, a promotion certificate with Chief Master Sgt. Bobbie Reinsche, 17th Training Wing command chief, at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, March 1, 2018. In celebration of individuals being selected for senior master sergeant, a party was held at the Event Center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Seraiah Hines/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th Training Wing vice commander, presents Master Sgt. Jamaal Chesney, 315th Training Squadron assistant first sergeant, a promotion certificate with Chief Master Sgt. Bobbie Reinsche, 17th Training Wing command chief, at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, March 1, 2018. In celebration of individuals being selected for senior master sergeant, a party was held at the Event Center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Seraiah Hines/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th Training Wing vice commander, presents Master Sgt. Blake Ferguson, 17th Force Support Squadron Airman Leadership School commandant, a promotion certificate with Chief Master Sgt. Bobbie Reinsche, 17th Training Wing command chief, at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, March 1, 2018. In celebration of individuals being selected for senior master sergeant, a party was held at the Event Center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Seraiah Hines/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th Training Wing vice commander, presents Master Sgt. Blake Ferguson, 17th Force Support Squadron Airman Leadership School commandant, a promotion certificate with Chief Master Sgt. Bobbie Reinsche, 17th Training Wing command chief, at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, March 1, 2018. In celebration of individuals being selected for senior master sergeant, a party was held at the Event Center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Seraiah Hines/Released)

GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, Texas --

Out of over 13,000 eligible master sergeants, less than 12 percent are selected for the promotion to senior master sergeant. This year, Goodfellow celebrated with its 10 selectees. Individuals received a certificate at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, March 1.

Friends and family were invited to show their support for those selected for promotion. After the presentation of certificates, service members and family could enjoy food and beverages.