At the heart of the ATLDP recommended changes is a complete integration of WOs into the larger Officer Corps while ensuring that WOs retain their heritage as technical experts.
The ATLDP definition of a Future Force "warrant officer" is the following:
Key points in this ATLDP definition dispel the notion of WOs serving as single-tracked technicians.
officer study highlighted a need for changes to the current OBC training concepts.
We have also been heavily involved in working with the ATLDP during the last few months.
Many of the issues went to the ATLDP with a supporting DCS G2 endorsement; by the time you read this, they should be on the way to the CSA for resolution or decision.