Program Overview - Active Guard Reserve Applicants

General Information On The Warrant Officer Program

US Army Warrant Officers are self aware and adaptive technical experts, combat leaders, trainers, and advisors who specialize, throughout an entire career, in a specific technical area. The US Army Warrant Officer cohort comprises less than three percent of the total US Army strength. Although small in size, the level of responsibility is immense and only the very best are selected to become US Army Warrant Officers. Benefits include extended career opportunities, worldwide leadership assignments, and increased pay and retirement benefits.

There are two ways to become an Army Aviator Warrant Officer. One is if you are already on active duty and the other is if you are a civilian, reservist or in the National Guard. If you are not currently on active duty you will go through your local Army recruiter. For more information visit the civilian applicants page.

If you wish to apply for the Active Guard Reserve, regardless of branch, please visit the Active Guard Reserve Recruiting web site at: for more information.

If you are a member of the Army National Guard or Army Reserves, to include Active Guard Reserve (AGR), and wish to apply into the active duty active duty Warrant Officer Program, your application will be completed and processed in accordance with the requirements for active duty applicants. Furthermore, you are required to submit an approved Request for Conditional Release (DD Form 368) from your component as part of your packet unless you are an AGR applicant. All applicants must submit a Personnel Action (DA Form 4187) to request conditional release in accordance with AR 135-100, Paragraph 2-2b (12) through your Branch Manager at the Human Resources Command (HRC) at Fort Knox, KY.

The following information will assist you in determining eligibility and submitting your application. All potential applicants are required to read this information first.

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