Warrant Officer Prerequisites and Duty Description

153A - Rotary Wing Aviator

Accession MOS used to feed into an armed reconnaissance, attack, utility, or cargo helicopter MOS. Operates and commands aircraft under tactical and non-tactical conditions. Operates aircraft during all types of meteorological conditions during the day, night, and under night vision systems. Performs all military aircraft operations (e.g., reconnaissance, security, gunnery, rescue, air assault, mine/flare delivery, internal/external load, and paradrop/rappelling operations). Performs aerial route, zone, and/or area reconnaissance in support of combat maneuver operations. Routinely participates in real time and training operations that include combat, combat support, or combat service support operations. Additionally, performs administrative or liaison missions to transport passengers, mail or cargo for military purposes. Maintains aviator flight requirements in accordance with appropriate aircraft Aircrew Training Manual.

Minimum prerequisites:

Please contact the proponent POCs below for any questions regarding qualifications. Address all other inquiries to the Warrant Officer Recruiting Branch at wo-team@usarec.army.mil

CW3 Charles Villanida
E-Mail: charles.a.villanida.mil@mail.mil
DSN 558-1420

Mr. John Kissel
Aviation Proponent Warrant Officer Analyst
Email: john.a.kissel.ctr@mail.mil
DSN: 558-1430


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