Warrant Officer Prerequisites and Duty Description
890A - Ammunition Warrant Officer
Directs and coordinates the implementation of the following activities: Accountability, receipt, storage, issue, inspection, maintenance and demilitarization of conventional ammunition, components, residue and inert training ammunition devices. Investigates and reports conventional ammunition accidents, failures, or malfunctions. Supervises and manages the Standard Army Ammunition System (SAAS) at all levels. Prepares and/or reviews ammunition storage waivers. Prepares, reviews and /or implements the following operational plans in ammunition storage areas; Firefighting, emergency destruction, physical security, explosive safety and transportation flow. Performs other company grade officer level duties as required/essential to the unit mission. The Ammunition Warrant Officer is a self-aware and adaptive technical expert, combat leader, trainer and advisor.
- SGT (E-5) or above.
- * 5-6 yrs on-the-job experience in feeder MOS validated by NCOERs.
- ** Graduate from feeder MOS ALC.
- NCOERs reflecting proficiency in a supervisory capacity.
- LOR from Sr. WO (Active Component CW4-CW5), (Reserve Component CW3-CW5)
holding MOS being applied for. (Active Component) the Sr WO LOR must come
from a Sr. WO within your immediate organization. If a Sr. WO is not
authorized or assigned to your immediate organization, then the LOR must
come from a Sr. WO at your post, camp, or station. In the event a Sr. WO is
not authorized or assigned to your post, camp, or station, contact the
Personnel Development Officer POCs below to assist with contacting a Sr. WO
holding the feeder MOS to facilitate the required interview.
*OJE Experience defined: Specific (operations/logistic support) experience
includes any position involving direct contact with
equipment/commodity/electronics/ repair, retail or wholesale munitions
operations and/or munitions management.
ARNG, USAR, and civilian experience related to MOS will be taken into
consideration. Evaluation reports documenting experience must describe specific MOS related
positions, duties and responsibilities performed and must be commensurate
with the rank of the soldier. Primary positions (Supply Specialist, Admin
NCO, Commander's Driver, etc.) and primary duties/responsibilities
(Recruiting NCO, Range Safety NCO, Company Ammunition NCO, HAZMAT Driver,
etc.) which are not directly related to logistical operations, commensurate
with the rank of the Soldier, do not qualify as on-the-job experience.
** All Phases / ERB must state ALC Graduate and all DA Form 1059s provided in the application
NOTE: Applicants must submit a separate waiver request for each prerequisite not met. Waiver requests must provide rationale to why the waiver should be granted. No waivers will be granted for E-4 and below.
Please contact the proponent POCs below for any questions regarding qualifications. Address all other inquiries to the Warrant Officer Recruiting Branch at email@example.comPOC: CW5 David Cassity (Active Component)
POC: CW5 Nichole Rettmann (Reserve Components)
POC: CW4 Jimmy Polk (Army National Guard)
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