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chief warrant officer

1. The highest rank of warrant officer.
2. One who holds this rank.
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chief′ war′rant of`ficer

a warrant officer ranking immediately below a second lieutenant or ensign in the armed forces.
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That goal resulted in newly promoted chief warrant officers two attending the WOAC within two years after completing their basic courses.
The state-run National News Agency reported that Military Prosecutor Judge Saqr Saqr charged three ISF captains and four chief warrant officers upon a request by State Prosecutor Samir Hammoud.
In addition, there is an upward trend in amending organizational manning documents to reflect warrant officers in the command cell as command chief warrant officers. Command chief warrant officers have been integrated at the CID, the 200th Military Police Command, the U.S.
"Limited duty officers and chief warrant officers bring a variety of experience and perspective into the wardroom from their enlisted service," said Chief Warrant Officer 4 Mitch Allen, assistant LDO/CWO community manager, Bureau of Naval Personnel.
The Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1986 amended Title 10 of the United States Code to provide that "Army chief warrant officers shall be appointed by commission." The primary purpose of the legislation was to equalize appointment procedures among the services.
The 25-day manager's course is geared toward Navy and Marine Corps limited duty officers, chief warrant officers, aviation maintenance duty officers and senior enlisted maintenance specialists who have acquired considerable maintenance experience.
I have spoken with the regimental chief warrant officers for the artillery and intelligence branches, and they have expressed their sincere thanks and gratitude for the work that CBRN warrant officers have performed in their communities for the past 3 years.
Finally, since the next promotion board for chief warrant officers three, four, and five will be held shortly after ENFORCE, I would like to leave you with observations and feedback I received from an engineer colonel who served on the last promotion board.
Guest speakers included senior warrant officer leaders from across the Army: the Senior Warrant Officer Advisory Council to the Army Chief of Staff, the senior warrant officer adviser to the Combined Arms Center commander, the deputy commandant for the Warrant Officer Career College, regimental chief warrant officers from various proponents, and various branch representatives from Human Resources Command.
I would also like to pay tribute to the military police regimental chief warrant officers and the senior warrant officers who previously worked within the walls of USAMPS.
Army, as were all chief warrant officers. Congress changed the law to standardize the procedures used by the military services that had warrant officers in their inventory.
In the early 2000s, the Army had a serious shortage of chief warrant officers three and chief warrant officers four, so it made adjustments to address the problem.

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