Coast Guard Chief Warrant Officer 2W-3 Chief Warrant Officer, U.S. Coast Guard
Coast Guard Promotion to W-2 Chief Warrant Officer 2
A Chief Warrant Officer 2 is a Chief Warrant Officer in the United States Coast Guard at DoD paygrade W-2. This page describes how the Coast Guard determines who is eligible for the promotion list to Chief Warrant Officer 2.
In the Coast Guard, senior non-commissioned officers in pay grades E-6 to E-9, who have eight years' experience, compete annually for placement on the advancement lists for CWO2. They are selected by a board and appointed to a placement in a warrant specialty in Aviation engineering, Bandmaster, Boatswain, Criminal Investigator, Electronics, Finance & Supply, Information Systems, Intelligence Systems, Marine Safety (Deck or Engineering), Maritime Law Enforcement and Security, Material Maintenance, Medical Administration, Naval Engineering, Operations Systems, Personnel Administration, Public Information, or Weapons. The warrant is issued by the President of the United States and the CWO2 takes the same oath as commissioned officers.
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