Program Overview - Army 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.

If you are a member of the Army Reserves (regardless of branch) and who wishes to apply for position as a Warrant Officer, please visit for more information on the Army Reserve Warrant Officer Accession program

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 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. Additionally, AGR applicants for the active duty program must process a Personnel Action (DA Form 4187) to request conditional release in accordance with Army Regulation 135-100, Paragraph 2-2b (12).

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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