Warrant Officer Prerequisites and Duty Description

922A - Food Service Technician
Manage Army food service programs, advise the commander on all matters relating to nutrition, food preparation, service, accountability and sanitation. Coordinate and supervise Army food service program for commands, installations, or organizations to include readiness of field feeding platforms. Determine technical training requirements, develop and conduct training for officer, enlisted, and civilian personnel. Develop management plans for food service, integrate field feeding platforms, and develop milestone plans to support major field exercise and theater opening/closing in joint and multinational operations. Develop, coordinate, and monitor budget requirements for food service equipment and expendable supplies for both garrison and field requirements. Plan, train, and implement changes in nutritional awareness programs, modification of menus, and implementation of low calorie menus. Coordinate with Subsistence Supply Management Office and Class I points to ensure availability of appropriate subsistence for both garrison and field feeding operations. Ensure adequate and timely resupply and reconfiguration of non-unitized field rations into nutritionally acceptable menus. Evaluate field feeding requirements and develop milestone plans to support major field exercises. Review and monitor requisitions for Class I, III, and IX supplies to support food service operations, and coordinate all planning for food service support for field training. Manage the employment of field feeding teams to support feeding in austere environments.  Develop programs to support readiness and establish recognition programs through the evaluation of garrison and field feeding operations to ensure food service personnel are complying with regulatory guidance relative to food preparation, maintenance, accountability, and sanitation. Evaluate garrison and field feeding operations to ensure food service personnel comply with food preparation, service, accountability, and sanitation in accordance with applicable food service regulations. As a contracting officer representative and/or the contracting officer technical representative, inspect full food service contract dining facilities to ensure they are in compliance with the terms of the contract.
***Applicants must meet all Administrative Requirements to become a Warrant Officer.***
922A prerequisites (Active Component and Reserve Component)
Service Members Applying: (NON-WAIVERABLE)
  • Must be SGT or above (ALL COMPO)
Military Education:
  • Completion of ALC is not waiverable (Active Duty COMPO I).  Completion of all phases of the 92G or 68M Advance Leadership Course (ALC) and must be annotated on ERB.  A copy of completed ALC DA Form 1059 will be included in the packet.   
  • Waiverable on a case-by-case basis (National Guard COMPO II and Army Reserve COMPO III)
    • Waiver requests are submitted by applicant as part of their complete packet.
    • Waiver must show applicants attempt to meet requirement (ATTRS printout, MFR from Training OFF/NCO)
    • Submitted waiver request does not constitute automatic approval by the QM CMDT.
    • If ALC was completed in another MOS, this is a waiverable consideration.
Military Certification: (NON-WAIVERABLE)
  • Must complete the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification. (All COMPOs)
  • All certifications must be current
  • All certificates will be included in the completed packet.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience performing 92G or 68M duties.
  • Military Technician, Government Contract, and other Civilian appraisals will be taken into consideration to determine the Soldier’s level of competence in the feeder MOSs. (National Guard COMPO II and Army Reserve COMPO III)
    • Waiverable on a case-by-case basis
    • Waiver requests are submitted by applicant as part of their complete packet.
    • Submitted waiver request does not constitute automatic approval by the QM CMDT.
NCO Evaluation Report: (NON-WAIVERABLE)
  • 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.
  • Soldiers will submit all NCOERs; other service components will submit all evaluation reports.
  •  Outstanding 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.
  • Military Technicians will provide civilian evaluations to support experience.
Civilian Education: (NON-WAIVERABLE)
  • Must have six (6) semester hours of College English Composition from an accredited institution (Non-Waiverable).  Higher levels of College English, which utilizes English Composition as a prerequisite are acceptable. Speech and public speaking courses are not considered as meeting this requirement even if administered by the English department of an institution. 
  • Successful completion of the College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) in College Composition is an acceptable alternative. 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/
  • Successful completion of the Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE) 11/12A is an acceptable alternative.  Either of the below test are acceptable (both not required).
  • TABE 11/12A, Language or Writing, with NRS Level score of 6 or higher (+)

***Percipio Courses will Sunset on 29 February 2024. No alternative has been identified. Percipio certificates obtained prior to 01 March 2024 will still be accepted. Otherwise, there are currently no waivers for the college credit requirement.***

Letter of Recommendation (LOR):  (NON-WAIVERABLE)
  • Submit USAREC FORM 3.3 (Letter of Recommendation) from a Food Service Technician (CW3-CW5 Active Duty COMPO I) (CW2-CW5 National Guard COMPO II and Army Reserve COMPO III), assigned to the Soldier’s organization, that attest to their technical and tactical competence in MOS 92G or 68M. If no Food Service Technician is assigned, provide a letter of recommendation from another Quartermaster Warrant Officer (e.g. 920A, 920B, 921A, or 923A) assigned to the Soldier’s organization/installation.
NOTE:  Waiver requests must be accompanied by a justification memorandum and supporting documentation provided by the service member.
Preferred Qualifications (Active Duty COMPO I) “not required”
  • Support Operations I and II
  • United Service Military Apprenticeship Program (USMAP)
  • MOS related credentialing thru Credentialing Opportunities In-Line (COOL)
  • College credits in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, etc. (Not earned thru Army Credentialing programs)

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 Belinda A. Jackson
US Army Quartermaster School
Commercial: (804) 734-3702
QM Warrant Officer Proponent:
CW5 Sandy Amadis 
Commercial:  804-734-3533
USAR Warrant Officer Proponent:
CW4 Zach Gray
Commercial: (804) 765-7322
Army Reserves who wishes to apply for position as a Warrant Officer, please contact the Army Reserve Warrant Officer Accession at email usarmy.usarc.arcg.mbx.hq-ops-spcmsn-organizational-mailbox@army.mil.
ARNG Warrant Officer Proponent:
CW4 Brenda Cash
Commercial: (804) 734-3312
Army National Guard wishing to apply for position as a Warrant Officer, should contact their State, Territory or the District of Columbia Warrant Officer Strength Manager (WOSM) at site http://www.nationalguard.com/contacts/wosm.

Last Updated: 5 June 2024