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:

Address recruiting and packet inquiries to the Warrant Officer Recruiting Team by contacting your regional recruiter. For inquiries regarding aviation policy, contact the proponent POCs below.

CW4 Charles Villanida
E-Mail: charles.a.villanida.mil@mail.mil
DSN 558-1420

Allen R.(Randy) Godfrey
Aviation Proponent Program Analyst
Email: allen.r.godfrey.ctr@mail.mil
DSN: 558-1430


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