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Warrant Officer Prerequisites and Duty Description

150A - Air Traffic and Air Space Management Technician




Supervises the effective utilization of ATC equipment and ATC personnel at all categories of Army ATC facilities; supervises fixed base ATC training and rating programs, combat support training and certification programs, and combat support and fixed base facility operations procedures; and supervises airspace management functions and airspace processing procedures into the National Airspace System (NAS). Aviation warrant officers fill a unique role within Army Aviation as the technical and tactical experts of the branch providing long-term continuity of service within both conventional and special operations Aviation units.

***Applicants must meet all Administrative Requirements to become a Warrant Officer.***

Minimum prerequisites:


  • Be a SGT (E5) or above in MOS 15Q, USAF 1C1xx, USMC 7257, or USN A400 (AC).

  • Last five years’ experience in MOS 15Q, hold an Air Traffic Control Tower rating or Radar Air Traffic Control rating.

  • Successfully pass a Class IV Flying Duty Medical Examination (FDME) IAW AR 40-501 approved by the Director, U.S. Army Aeromedical Activity.

  • Two years’ experience in air traffic control leadership positions as Tactical Team Leader or Shift Leader as defined in DA Pam 611-21. Leadership experience must be documented on NCOER's or Sister Service equivalent.

  • Applicants from sister services will be considered based on qualifications and experience. An MOS prerequisite waiver required, which will address leadership positions, qualifications, experience, and ALC equivalent schools.

  • Advanced Leadership Course (ALC) graduate in a feeder MOS or Sister Service equivalent.

  • All applicants must have a digitally signed letter of recommendation (LOR) from an Army Aviation Air Traffic and Air Space Management Technician 150A (CW3 to CW5) currently serving (Not Retired) to accompany their Company and Battalion Commander LOR's. The Warrant Officer LOR must attest to the applicant's technical/tactical competency and potential for warrant officer service.


    Preferred qualifications (Minimum plus):


  • Two years of college credit at an accredited institution.

  • Experience as a Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) air traffic controller.


**For initial packet questions or inquiries, please contact one of the regional recruiters at the following: https://recruiting.army.mil/ISO/AWOR/CONTACT_US/**

***For inquiries regarding aviation policy, waivers and ETPs ONLY, please contact the aviation proponent POCs below. Please use the group email box in lieu of emailing each manager separately: usarmy.rucker.avncoe.mbx.avn-warrant-officer@mail.mil***


Aviation Proponent POC: CW4 Kenneth R. Bochat
COMM: 334-255-1420
DSN: 558-1420


Aviation Proponent POC: Allen R. (Randy) Godfrey
Aviation Proponent Program Analyst
COMM: 334-255-1430
DSN: 558-1430



Last Updated: 6 October 2020