Warrant Officer Prerequisites and Duty Description  


140A - Command and Control Systems Technician


Supervises, coordinates, plans, and manages joint tactical data link (TDL) operations, maintenance, and training associated with Air Defense systems to include (but not limited to):

  • Forward Area Air Defense Command, Control, and Intelligence (FAAD C2I)

  • Counter-Rocket, Artillery, and Mortar Command and Control (CRAM C2) systems

  • Patriot Tactical Command Systems (TCS)

  • Patriot Information Coordination Centrals (ICC)

  • Patriot Battery Command Posts (BCP)

  • Air and Missile Defense Planning Control Systems (AMDPCS)

  • Air Defense and Airspace Management (ADAM) Cells

  • Theater Missile-Warning Detachments (TMWD)

  • Forward Based Radar Sensor Management Cells (FBM SMC)


Advises the commander on joint TDL implementation, employment, capabilities, and configuration management for all Air Defense systems. Trains Soldiers and Officers on the necessary tasks of employing TDL capabilities and software configuration that best supports Army Air Defense operations. Analyzes and interprets data employed in the joint TDL architecture for a joint theater to support immature or sustained operations with the Air Defense assets on hand, and when necessary, serve as detachment commander. Serves as the unit Interface Control Officer (ICO) and may serve as the Joint Interface Control Officer (JICO), Regional Interface Control Officer (RICO), Sector Regional Interface Control Officer (SICO), or Joint Interface Control Cell (JICC) Watch Officer. Coordinates with the JICO to conduct Multi TDL Network (MTN) planning and execution, to include track data management, TDL operations, and TDL maintenance. Can serve in other nominative positions army wide with duties as instructors, career managers, or staff positions in directorates.


Cannot Waive:

  • Must have a GT Score = 110 or higher (IAW AR 135-100)

  • Must be a SGT (E-5) or above


Minimum prerequisites specified below:

  • Three years of field experience in MOS 14E/G/H/P/S, 15P, 15Q (ADAM Cell), and 17E, or 29E.

    • Three years documented experience with Data Links, UNIX/Linux, computer repair, or tactical communication.

  • For COMPO 2 (ARNG), feeder MOS' include 25B, 25P, 25Q, 25F, 25N, 25C, 25S, 25T, 25U, 25W and 29E.

    • Not considered field experience: Recruiter, Drill Sergeant and other non-technical duties.

  • Sister Service Noncommissioned Officers are welcomed to apply.

    • Navy (Rating: IT, YN, and CTM); Marines (Job Code: 06XX); Air Force: (AFSC: 1C3XX, 1C5XX)

  • Successfully complete a minimum of two (2) years in a leadership position (NCOERS).

  • Submit copies of ALL NCOERs.

    • The majority of NCOERs must reflect outstanding and exceptional duty performance from the Rater and Senior Rater.

    • NCOERs must state the competency and ability to lead and perform at a higher level in stressful and demanding environments.

  • TABE - Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE), Complete Battery, Level A. 9/10.

    • Complete test (not survey) with all categories.

    • Scores required are Reading, Total Math, and Language @ 12th grade level (12.0 or higher).

  • Applicants with a completed Associate’s Degree or higher DO NOT need to take or require the TABE.

  • Written recommendation from a senior warrant officer CW3 - CW5 who holds MOS 140A.

  • Physical profile of not less than (PULHES) 111211

  • Be fully deployable and able to meet all physical requirements IAW AR 40-501

  • Take and pass an APFT IAW FM 7-22 & AR 350-1 (***ETP waiver)

***IAW AR 350-1, applicants have the right to request an Exception to Policy (ETP) for the standard 3-event APFT. This request must be approved PRIOR TO SUBMISSION of Warrant Officer Packet to USAREC. For example of ETP Memo, contact the ADA Proponent Warrant Officer.

  • Height/weight standards IAW AR 600-9.

  • Successfully complete the new course is J3OP-US1380, Introduction to Joint Multi-TDL Network (MTN) Operations JT101 (20 hrs.).

  • 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 Jonathon L. Boone
ADA Proponent Warrant Officer (ATSA_ADA)
Fires Center of Excellence
Email: jonathon.l.boone.mil@mail.mil
DSN: 495-0493
COMM: (580) 558-0493

POC: CW5 Eric Maule
ADA Chief Warrant Officer of the Branch (CWOB)
Fires Center of Excellence
Email: eric.d.maule2.mil@mail.mil
DSN: 495-0837
COMM: (580) 558-0837

ARNG POC: CW5 Earnest E. Metcalf

SR FA WO Advisor, ARNG

Fires Center of Excellence

455 McNair Ave

Fort Sill, OK 73503-9016

Office: 580-442-2821

BlackBerry: 580-919-6391