Personnel Development Office

Warrant Officer

Warrant Officer Ranks


Execute the eight personnel proponent Life Cycle Functions that encompasses professional career development from accession through separation. Serve as the Principle advisor to the Chief of Ordnance for Warrant Officer Personnel Force Structure, professional development programs and policies. Manage the Ordnance Warrant Officer Standards of Grade Criteria and the Ordnance Warrant Officer Accession Program to recruit quality “in-service” Non-Commissioned Officers to serve as future Ordnance Warrant Officers. Manage the Training with Industry Program (TWI).

The Warrant Officer is a self aware and adaptive technical expert, combat leader, trainer, and advisor. Through progressive levels of expertise in assignments, training, and education, the Warrant Officer administers, manages, maintains, operates, and integrates Army systems and equipment across the full spectrum of Army operations. Warrant Officers are innovative integrators of emerging technologies, dynamic teachers, confident war fighters, and developers of specialized teams of Soldiers. They support a wide range of Army missions throughout their career. WOs in the Army are accessed with specific levels of technical ability. They refine their technical expertise and develop their leadership and management skills through tiered progressive assignment and education.

soldier performing maintenaceOrdnance Warrant Officers are the Army’s premiere maintenance and logistics system expert, leader, trainer, mentor, and advisor. They administer, manage, maintain, operate, and integrate Army maintenance and logistical systems and equipment across the full range of Army operations. Ordnance Warrant Officers are confident warrior leaders, mission oriented subject matter experts, innovative integrators of emerging system technologies, and expert technical advisors. As highly specialized maintainers, they support a multitude of Army missions throughout their career.


Manages Ordnance Warrant Officer Programs and policies in coordination with Army Personnel Development activities at Headquarters Department of the Army G-1, Army Human Resources Command, Training and Doctrine Command, and all branches of the Army.

Routine Personnel Proponent functions include:

  • Manage the Ordnance Warrant Officer Accession Program by recruiting quality Ordnance Enlisted Soldiers to serve as future Ordnance Warrant Officers
  • Manage the Warrant Officer Training with Industry Program
  • Review Ordnance Warrant Officer position coding
  • Provide input to DA Regulations and Pamphlet updates
  • Review/manage Ordnance skill identifiers
  • Write/revise Professional Development Guidance
  • Update and maintain Warrant Officer Standards of Grade criteria


Ordnance Warrant Officer 913A, 914A, 915A/E and 919A Personnel Developer

Phone: 804 765-7370

Ordnance Warrant Officer 890A, 948B/D/E Personnel Developer

Phone: 804 765-7371

Ordnance Warrant Officer Personnel Developer, Reserve Component

Phone: 804 765-7383

U.S. Army Ordnance School
2221 Adams Ave
Bldg 5020
Fort Lee, VA



Last updated 3-August-2022

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