The following chart is provided to be used in conjunction with NGR 600-101, 1 Oct 96, w/ IOC 1, NGB-ARH Policy Memo# 07-025 and NGB-ARH Policy Memo# 07-026. It addresses Warrant Officer Education and Time in Grade.
|MINIMUM MILITARY EDUCATION|
|WO1 TO CW2||2 years||Warrant Officer Basic Course within
2 years of initial appointment as WO1
|CW2 TO CW3||5 years or 4 years
if in a position higher
than current grade
|Action Officer Course, ST 7000 and duty
MOS Advanced Course (WOAC) or SWOT
if no WOAC or SWOT in a speciality exists,
then the completion of WOTTC or WOBC
and the Action Officer Course, ST 7000
|CW3 TO CW4||6 years or 5 years
if in a position
|DMOS WOAC or equivalent SWOT. If no
WOAC or SWOT exists in the MOS, then
WOBC or WOTTC is acceptable.
Warrant Officer Staff Course (WOSC).
If DOR as CW3 is earlier than 1 Oct 95
then WOSC is not required.
|CW4 TO CW5||5 years||Warrant Officer Senior Staff Course (WOSSC).|
As of 13 February 2008
IAW NRB-ARH Policy Memo# 07-026, SFC (E7) may be promoted to CW2 if they meet the following criteria: -- SFC must have served a minimum of two consecuative years as an E7 -- If the SFC is certified by DA MOS proponent prior to initial appointment (WOBC is NOT required), they may be appointed in the grade of CW2 upon completion of WOCS. -- If the SFC is NOT certified by DA MOS proponent prior to initial appointment (WOBC IS required), they may be appointed in the grade of CW2 upon completion of WOCS and WOBC. DEFINITIONS: WOTTC: Warrant officer Technical and Tactical Certificate WOCC: Warrant Officer Career Course WOBC: Warrant Officer Basic Course WOAC: Warrant Officer Advanced Course SWOT: Senior Warrant Officer Training WOSC: Warrant Officer Staff Course WOSSC: Warrant Officer Senior Staff Course