Warrant Officer Prerequisites and Duty Description
882A - Mobility Officer
Plan, organize, and supervise the preparation and execution of unit movement and distribution operations. Coordinate deployment and distribution actions with multinational, Joint, Army, and commercial agencies through the Joint Logistics Enterprise. Prepare and validate deployment and redeployment plans, orders, and SOPs. Provide training in unit movement operations, and supervise the use of Joint/Army transportation systems to document Army redeployment, and distribution operations. Assist commanders in planning and conducting unit movement operations and operational maneuver. 

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

  • Must be SSG or above (All COMPOs)
Experience: (NON-WAIVERABLE)
  • Feeder MOS (88N) – minimum of four (4) years operational or sustainment experience in the MOS.
  • Non-Feeder MOS/Other Applicants – minimum of four (4) years of documented successful experience with planning and executing deployment/redeployment and/or distribution operations.
  • Must have served and annotated in duty description of NCOERs/OERs/Evaluations in a Battalion or Higher S-3/4/5/7/ or G-3/4/5/7.  Example BCT S-3/4/5, DIV G3/4/5/DTO, CORP G-3/4/5/CTO, ASCC G3/4/5, MCB S-3/4/5/SPO, SB S-3/4/5/SPO, ESC S-3/4/5/SPO, TSC G-3/5/TOB/DIB, SDDC G-3/4/5, TRANSCOM G-3/4/5, SOCOM SB/S-3/4/5.
Military Education: (NON-WAIVERABLE)
  • Completion of all phases of the Advanced Leaders Course (ALC) (Indicated on ERB/STP and provide copy of DA Form 1059).
  • Graduate of the 80-hour Unit Movement Officer Deployment Planning Course (UMODPC) taught/approved by the US Army Transportation School. (Can be displayed on 88N ALC DA Form 1059)
  • Graduate of 80-hour TC-AIMS II (Functional User) course taught/approved by the US Army Transportation School. (Can be displayed on 88N ALC DA Form 1059)
  • Must have physical profile of not less than 22221 (to hold MOS).
  • Must be in compliance with AR 40-501 para 4-12 a 5(a)(b) and AR 56-9 para 5-2 b (2)(a)(b)(c).
  • Must be Deployable.
NCO Evaluation Report: (NON-WAIVERABLE)
  • Soldier will submit all NCOERs; other service components will submit all evaluation reports.
  • Minimum of four (4) NCOERs/OERs/evaluation reports are needed to apply.
  • MOS competency and technical ability must be clearly stated on the NCOERs/OERs/evaluation Reports.
  • The majority of the Soldier's NCOERS must be noted with "Successful" performance and superior potential by the Senior Rater or "Exceeded Standard" performance by the Rater and "Highly Qualified" potential by the Senior Rater.
  • Successful duty performance is considered as a preponderance of the following:
    • DA Form 2166-8.  Exceeding the standard (Excellence).  Rated by the Rater (Part Va) as “Among the Best” with strong Senior Rater comments.
    • DA Form 2166-9-1.  “Met Standard” in Part IVc-h, with strong Rater comments in Part IVi.  “Most Qualified” or “Highly Qualified” with strong Senior Rater comments in Part V.
    • DA Form 2166-9-2.  Preponderance of “Far Exceeded Standard” or “Exceeded Standard” in Part IVc-i, with strong Rater comments in Part IVj; “Most Qualified” or “Highly Qualified” with strong Senior Rater comments in Part V
Civilian Education: (WAIVERABLE; CASE-BY-CASE)
  • Must have six (6) semester hours of College English Composition from an accredited academic institution. 
  • Successful completion of the College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) in English or an undergraduate degree are the only acceptable alternatives. Transcripts comprised of only military training credit are not acceptable. The Department of Education maintains a database of accredited postsecondary education institutions and programs at http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/
Letter of Recommendation (LOR): (NON-WAIVERABLE)
  • Submit USAREC FORM 3.3 (Letter of Recommendation) from a Mobility Officer (CW3-CW5), in the component for which you are applying. For Reserve/ National Guard Component applicants, a Letter of Recommendation from a Mobility Officer (CW3 or above) is preferred however, a recommendation from a CW5 warrant officer of any MOS is acceptable. The letter attests to your technical and tactical competence. The LOR must come from a Senior Warrant Officer (SWO) within your immediate organization, your chain of command, or the Senior 882A on your installation. If a Senior Warrant Officer is not assigned to your immediate organization or chain of command, contact the Proponent POC below to assist with contacting an 882A SWO to facilitate the required interview. 
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.
Active Duty POC:
CW4 Johnnett D. Razontejada
Warrant Officer Proponent Career Development Officer of the Chief of Transportation (OCOT)
COMM: 804.765.7902
DSN: 312.539.7902
Army Reserve POC:
CW4 Lourdes I. Rideaux
Reserve Affairs Mobility Warrant Officer of the Chief of Transportation
COMM: 804.765.7466
DSN: 312.539.7466

Last Updated: 17 June 2024