Warrant Officer Prerequisites and Duty Description
351M - Human Intelligence Collection Technician
Directs Military Source Operations (MSO), interrogations, screenings, and overt debriefings in English and foreign language; integrates cultural intelligence; integrates analysis into HUMINT operations; principal advisor to the Command and staff on HUMINT operations, training, policies, and procedures; manages HUMINT support to the Military Decision Making Process (MDMP); employs external capabilities, and integrates automation ISO HUMINT operations; conducts all HUMINT operations IAW applicable laws, policies, and treaties.
***Applicants must meet all Administrative Requirements to become a Warrant Officer.***
351M Prerequisites
  • Must be a SGT (E-5) or above, trained and serving as a 35M/USMC 0211. (NO WAIVERS)
  • Must have successfully completed ALC Phase 1.
  • Have a minimum of three years demonstrated 35M experience, and at least two operational positions.
  • Must submit a minimum of two (2) NCOERs, 24 months rated time reflecting technical, tactical competence and exceptional duty performance ratings as a 35M/USMC 0211 demonstrated by rater and senior rater comments.  It is recommended applicants wait for their most recent finalized NCOER prior to application submission. The most recent NCOER provided cannot exceed 12 months from the date the WO Application is submitted.   Applicants WILL submit all NCOERS regardless of duty position or duty MOS for review by the MI WO Proponent and Accession Board.
Rater’s bullet comments reflecting performance:
  • MOS competency and technical ability must be clearly stated on the NCOER
  • Supervisory capacity (leadership) in MOS by position or assignments
  • Bullets must identify that the NCO was responsible for executing MOS functions
  • Ability to lead and perform at a higher level in a stressful demanding environment
Senior Rater's bullet comments reflecting potential:
  • Exceptional promotion potential
  • Capacity to serve in assignments or positions of increased supervisory responsibility
  • Must have a current Top Secret clearance based on a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) and be currently eligible for access to sensitive compartmentalized information (SCI) before acceptance into the WOCS. In addition, applicants requiring periodic reinvestigation (PR) must submit their PR paperwork prior to submitting a WO Accession Application.
  • Enclose a written Letter of Recommendation (LoR) from a 351M (CW2-CW5).  If no 351M is available, please contact Proponent for guidance/assistance. (NO WAIVERS)

Address all warrant officer application questions and inquiries to a Regional Warrant Officer Recruiter.  Please visit the "How Do I Apply" page for required forms and examples. Contact the proponent POCs below for any questions regarding technical qualifications.
CW5 Michael Works
MI Warrant Officer Proponent
DSN: 821.1181 or COMM: 520.533.1181

Last Update: 17 June 2024