Warrant Officer Prerequisites and Duty Description

913A - Armament Systems Maintenance Warrant Officer

Directly responsible for all activities and personnel engaged in field level maintenance which involves the repair of small arms, field artillery and armament weapon systems. Directs procedures for the identification and troubleshooting of malfunctions in electrical, hydraulic, fire control, and instrument items. Establishes evacuation and replacement procedures of such items that are unserviceable and beyond the repair capabilities of forward support companies. Manages quality assurance and production control programs to ensure established work standards are met and repairs are made on a timely basis. Responsible for the accurate reporting and monitoring to include tracking of requisitioned repair parts through the Maintenance Control Section to include the Logistics Information System. Enforces regulations and procedures pertaining to physical security, accountability, and shipment of weapons. Directs repair teams in support of field units and activities. Establishes and directs a shop safety program per applicable regulations. Establishes a technical library and examines, interprets, and disseminates technical material, including orders and bulletins.

Minimum Prerequisites:


Rater’s bullet comments reflecting performance:


Senior Rater's bullet comments reflecting:


Letters of Recommendation (LOR’s): LOR must be from a Senior Warrant Officer CW4-CW5 in MOS 915E. The LOR must come from a Senior Warrant Officer within your immediate organization or your chain of command. If a Senior Warrant Officer in not assigned to your immediate chain of command:



NOTE 1: Experience defined: Specific (operations/logistic support) experience includes any position involving direct contact with weapons systems maintenance which includes fault isolation and repair as well as organizational readiness.

NOTE 2: Reserve Components civilian experience related to their 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.

NOTE 3: 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 wo-team@usarec.army.mil


POC: CW4 Alexander W. Taylor (Active Component)
E-Mail : alexander.w.taylor.mil@mail.mil
DSN: 539-7370
COM: 804-765-7370
FAX: 804-765-7337

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


POC: CW5 Ronald P. Diehl (Reserve Components)
E-mail: ronald.p.diehl2.mil@mail.mil
DSN: 539-7383
COM: 804-765-7383
FAX: 804-765-7337


If you are a member of the Army National Guard talk to your State, Territory or the District of Columbia Warrant Officer Strength Manager (WOSM) to see if you meet the qualifications and how to complete a Predetermination Packet. To speak to a Warrant Officer Strength manager please visit:


POC: CW4 Jimmy Polk (Army National Guard)
E-Mail: jimmy.w.polk.mil@mail.mil
DSN: 539-7439
COM: 804-765-7439
FAX: 804-765-7337


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