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Warrant Officer Prerequisites and Duty Description

170B - Electronic Warfare Technician

Duties

The Electronic Warfare (EW) Technicians, 170Bs, analyze, plan, organize, execute, monitor, integrate and assess EW operations, threat environment, and technical requirements. The EW Technician focuses the efforts of EW systems, both air and ground, against adversary personnel, facilities, or equipment with the intent of denying, degrading, disrupting, neutralizing, defeating or destroying enemy capabilities, while protecting the use of friendly electromagnetic system operations through active coordination, integration and de-confliction. The EW Technician will integrate EW into the targeting and planning process as well as assist in the development of the enemy EW order of battle, EW target information and products, intelligence, and target selection standards. Junior grade warrant officers (W1 and W2) serve as an EW Technician within a Brigade Combat Team (BCT), Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB), Security Force Assistance Brigade (SFAB), as well as within other Army units. Advanced-level warrant officers (W3) serve as an EW Technician within a Division, Multi-Domain Task Force (MDTF), and may fill development and broadening assignment positions. Senior-level warrant officers (W4) serve as an EW Technician within a Division and Corps / Corps-level unit, and may also fill development and broadening assignment positions. Master-level warrant officers (W5) serve as Echelons above Corps (EAC) EW Technicians.

Prerequisites:

· Be a SSG and Above. (Not Waiverable)

· Be a BNCOC (All Phases) or Advance Leadership Course (ALC) graduate. (Not Waiverable)

· Hold MOS 17E, 35S, 18E,19D and 25 Series MOS will be considered on case by case basis.

· (ARMY) MOS external to 29E must have at least 2 years of documented (NCOER) experience operating in a CEMA cell at Brigade, Division, or Corps

· Base line scores of 110 for Electronics (EL) and Technical (ST).

· Must have three (3) hours of English Composition, three (3) hours of Science, and three (3) hours of Math (“C “grade or higher) from an accredited college or university.

· Must have two years documented (NCOERs) in a leadership position in feeder MOS.

· The majority of NCOERs must reflect outstanding and exceptional duty performance ratings noted with "among the best” and “excellence” ratings by the Rater and top (1) "successful" and "superior" ratings by the Senior Rater.

· Soldiers must be fully deployable, able to meet all physical requirements IAW AR 40-501, be able to take/pass standard APFT IAW FM 7-22, and meet height/weight standards IAW AR 600-9.

· Have a TOP SECRET clearance prior to attendance at the 170B qualification course. Note: All EW Warrant Officer (170B) operational assignments may require a final TOP SECRET clearance with SCI eligibility.

· Have a written endorsement letter (LOR) from an interview with a CW3-CW5 Active Duty Electronic Warfare Warrant. (Not Waiverable)

*Preferred qualifications for Active Component:
* Hold an associate degree or higher from an accredited college or university.
* Have 2-3 years of staff experience at multiple echelons to include BCT, DIV, and Corps.
* Primary duty in EW during a combat rotation to OIF/OEF.
* Have experience and certifications in computer/network security.

Note: Any waiverable prerequisites not met will require a prerequisite waiver in writing to proponent. Be advised that submitting a prerequisite waiver does not constitute automatic approval. 

Direct all warrant application inquiries to USAREC Warrant Officer Recruiting Team at: usarmy.knox.usarec.mbx.9sbn-wo-team-questions@mail.mil

Contact the proponent POC below for questions regarding Cyber prerequisite qualifications.

POC:

CW4 Brian D. Matthews

Warrant Officer Personnel Developer (Proponent)

Office Chief of Cyber

U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence & Fort Gordon

E-Mail: brian.d.matthews.mil@mail.mil

COMM: (706) 791-4939

DSN: (312) 780-4939


 

POC:

Chris Pugh
Warrant Officer Force Integration Specialist (Proponent)
Office Chief of Cyber
U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence & Fort Gordon
E-Mail:
larry.c.pugh.civ@mail.mil
COMM: (706) 791-5147
DSN: (312) 780-5147

ARNG POC:
CW5 Alston Royal
ARNG Liaison to Cyber Proponent
National Guard Bureau
Arlington, VA 22204
E-Mail:
alston.g.royal.mil@mail.mil
Office: (703) 607-9793
DSN: 327-9793
Cell: (571) 438-0912