Army Warrant Officer Insignia Pair


The Army Warrant Officer insignia was approved in 1921 and became obsolete in 2004. A warrant officer is an officer appointed by the Secretary of the Army based on level of technical and tactical competence.

The Army Warrant Officer insignia is the National eagle standing on two arrows surrounded by a wreath.

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US Army Warrant Officer Branch Insignia: A distinctive insignia was approved for warrant officers on 12 May 1921 and removed 9 July 2004. It consisted of an eagle rising with wings displayed, adapted from the great seal of the United States.

The National eagle is standing on two arrows which symbolize the military arts and sciences. The rising eagle is enclosed within a wreath. Warrant Officers now wear the basic branch insignia and colors based on their primary MOS. Warrant Officer’s replaced their “Eagle Rising” hat insignia with the “Coat of Arms of the United States” insignia on their service caps effective 9 July 2004.

Warrant Officer Corps: A warrant officer is an officer appointed by warrant by the Secretary of the Army, based on technical and tactical competence. They are highly specialized experts who, operate, maintain, administer and manage the Army’s equipment, support activities or technical systems for an entire career. Warrant Officers work in every branch of service as reflected by the needs of the Army. Warrant officers specifically trained as pilots or as other specialists and spend their entire career in the Aviation or other branches. As of 9 July 2004 they wear the insignia of the branch they are serving in.

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