Caption: Chief Warrant Officer 5
Jose Cardenas, Chief Warrant Officer of Cyber Corps, officially welcomes Chief Warrant Officer 4 Michael Ebinal, a technical director and electronic warfare Soldier with the Cyber Center of Excellence, into the Cyber Corps by pinning the Cyber Regimental Insignia on Ebinal's uniform.
THE AUTHOR WOULD LIKE TO THANK CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER 4 PERCY ALEXANDER, CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER 4 MARK BRUBECK, STEPHEN BALL, LARRY GAMMON, JOE SHAW, CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER 5
(RET.) JEFFREY MARTIN, AND CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER 5
BERNARD SATTER-FIELD FOR THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO THIS ARTICLE.
In fact, until recently, Army policy (AR 600-20, Army Command Policy) failed to recognize that within the warrant officer ranks there was a difference between a warrant officer 1 (WO1) and a chief warrant officer 5
(CW5), and categorized all warrants as company grade officers.
A senior military officer on the panel in the rank of colonel, and a senior warrant officer advisor in the grade of chief warrant officer 4 or chief warrant officer 5
, in addition to a civilian senior level executive manager represents each of the services.