Become a Warrant Officer

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Warrant Officer Candidate School (WOCS)  Distance Learning Phase 1 (DL) required for both Active Duty and Reserve Component WOCS

WOCS Active Duty is located at Fort Rucker, Alabama Warrant Officer Candidate School (WOCS) Phase 2 (Resident Phase) E5's graduated from BLC/WLC, and E6 and above course length 4 weeks and 4 days

E5 non-graduate from BLC/WLC and all E1 to E4 = couse length 6 weeks and 4 days (Other services = 6 weeks and 4 days with exceptions)

WOCS Reserve is completed in 3 Phases located at the RTI Joint Base Cape Cod (JBCC) for Phase 2, and Camp Atterbury, IN for Phase 3.

5 MUTA 5 Drills at RTI/JBCC

15 Days phase 3 at Camp Atterbury, IN

Administrative Requirements - (A soldier must meet these nine Administrative Requirements before applying for the Warrant Officer Program)


  • US Citizenship (No Waivers)
  • General Technical (GT) score of 110 or higher (No Waivers)
  • High school graduate or have a GED (No Waivers)
  • FINAL Secret or Top Secret Security Clearance - Interim clearances will not satisfy the requirement!
  • Pass the standard 3-event Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) and meet height/weight standards. APFT must be current and not older than six months by the time the applicants packet will be boarded.
  • Pass the commissioning physical for technical specialties or the Class 1 (warrant officer candidate) flight physical for Aviators.
  • All applicants must have 12 months remaining on their enlistment contract.
  • Active Federal Service (AFS): All applicants must have 12 years of AFS or less prior to their packet being boarded. Applicants must submit an AFS waiver request with the application if they have 12 or more years of AFS.
  • Age Requirements: For 153A, 33rd birthday or less prior to their packet being boarded. For all other WO MOS', 46th birthday or less prior to their packet being boarded. Applicants must submit an Age waiver request with the application if they exceed the age requirements specified.


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*If you do not meet all of the above requirements contact us and we can inform you of what other options may be available to you to put you back on the officer path.


Staff Contacts

CW3 Robyn Corbin

Warrant Officer Strength Manager
Call: 339-202-9101

WOCS Fliers and Info


Charlie Baker

Governor of Massachusetts

Major General
Gary Keefe

The Adjutant General

Senior Enlisted Leader
Greg Widberg

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