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Warrant Officer Prerequisites and Duty Description

151A - Aviation Maintenance Technician (not rated)



Manages personnel, supplies, equipment, and facility assets to maintain and repair Army rotary, fixed-wing and unmanned aerial systems.  Develops and implements responsive maintenance and logistical support to achieve the missions assigned by the Aviation maneuver commander.  They organize maintenance elements to inspect service, test, disassemble, repair, reassemble, adjust, replace parts, and retest aircraft or aircraft components.  Prepare, implement, and maintain standing operating procedures for management of maintenance activities.  Interpret regulations, technical manuals, and orders pertaining to maintenance and logistics of Army aircraft for commanders and subordinates.  Supervise Aviation equipment maintenance, direct maintenance, and accountability of organizational test equipment, supplies, and recovery equipment.  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.

  • Hold the following MOS: 15B, D, F, G, H, K, N, R, S, T, U, X, Y.

  • Must have worked five of the last eight years in CMF 15.

  • Be an Advanced Leadership Course (ALC) graduate in a feeder MOS.

  • At least one year experience as a section chief or equivalent supervisory experience as defined in DA Pam 611-21.

  • Supervisory experience must be documented in NCOER's.

  • Less than 12 years AFS on date that DA form 61 is signed.

  • All applicants must have a digitally signed letter of recommendation (LOR) from an Army Aviation Maintenance Technician 151A (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.

  • Hold an Aircraft and Power Plant (A&P) certificate issued by the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA).


**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