(fomerly Warrant Officers Heritage Foundation)

An Independent 501 (c) (3) Non-Profit Public Charity

Preserving Army Warrant Officer History

Founded May 29, 2003

Site Map, Documents, and Other Resources


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Site Map

About Us

African American Warrant Officers In Service to their Country

African American Warrant Officers in World War II

African American Female Reserve Warrant Officers 

African American JAG Warrant Officers - Professional Legal Administrators 

Army Branch School and Regimental Associations

Army Heritage and Education Center (AHEC) Fact Sheet

Army Mine Planter Web Site

Army Mine Planter Service

  see also Fort Miles.org

  see also Mine Planter Service (U.S. Army) (From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)

Army Regimental Associations

Army Training and Leader Development Panel - Warrant Officers Final Report

Army Warrant Office Definitions over the Years

Articles By and/or About Warrant Officers

Birthday of the Army Warrant Officer Corps

Become Warrant Officer

Board of Directors

   Corporate Officers

Changes to CW5 Rank, and Warrant Officers Branch Insignia/Colors

Code of the Army Warrant Officer

Disclaimer & Privacy Notice

Donor List

Eagle Rising Society (U. S. Army Warrant Officer Career College, sponsored by the Military Officers Association of America)

Foundation Documentation

Foundations, Heritage, History, & Museums Website Links

Graphics Downloads (Warrant Officer Insignia, Branch insignia & colors, and logos)

Historical Documents and Sites



History of the Army Warrant Officer

    - 1918-1996

    - 1997-2004

    - 2005-2007

    - 2008-2009

    - 2010-Present

    - Summary

    - Credits

    - Warrant Officer Programs of Other U.S. Uniformed Services

    - Additional Resources

    - Related Web Sites

    - Short History of the Army Warrant Officer

    - WARRANT The Legacy of Leadership as a Warrant Officer (Warrant Officer History Book)

    - WARRANT The Legacy of Leadership as a Warrant Officer - 90 Years of Technical Expertise in the Army a Feature article published in "ON POINT The Journal of Army History," Summer 2008

History of African American Warrant Officers

    - History of African American Judge Advocate General (JAG) Warrant Officers

    - History of African American Warrant Officers in World War II

History of Army Aviation Warrant Officers

History of Army CW5 Insignia

History of Judge advocate General Corps  Warrant Officers

History of Memorial Day

History of Special Forces Warrant Officers

History of the Congressional Medal of Honor

History of the Purple Heart

History of the U. S. Army Warrant Officers Association

History of Veterans Day

History of Warrant Officer Insignia

History of Women Warrant Officers

"I am the Warrant Officer" - a historical presentation made during the course of the U.S. Army Warrant Officers Association 36th Annual Meeting of the Members Banquet. The slide show and narrative was an initiative of and prepared by AMM General Chairperson CW4 (Ret) Pete Hill. The presentation was introduced by Pete Hill with narration by Don Hess, Dave Welsh, Frank Meeks, Gene Perrino, Patrick Morris and Amy Bailey. For copies of the three files making up the presentation send an email note to Webmaster  (Courtesy USAWOA)


In Memoriam - Remembering Our Fallen Warrant Officer Comrades.

Lest We Forget - Fallen Warrant Officer Comrades (9/11/2001-10/30/2008) (Courtesy WO Net)

Memorials, Museums, and Foundations

Memorabilia for Warrant Officers - courtesy the U.S. Army Warrant Officer Association (USAWOA))

       -  also click on the USAWOA "Online Store" at www.usawoa.org/usawoa-store/memorabilia/ .

Origin of the Eagle Rising Insignia

Origin and Current Status of the Warrant Officer Museum Fund

Purpose & Goals

Related Web Sites

Resources, WO Studies, and WebSites

Ten Tips for Taxpayers Making Charitable Donations (IRS Summertime Tax Tip 2010-21)

WARRANT The Legacy of Leadership as a Warrant Officer (Warrant Officer History Book)

Warrant Officer Branch Insignia & Colors

Warrant Officer Code - Army

Warrant Officer Insignia, Branch Insignia, Branch Colors, and Logos (Graphics)

Warrant Officer Programs of the Other Services

Warrant Officer Studies and Reports

Warrant Officer Values Posters

Warrant Officers, Army Mine Planter Service, Coast Artillery Noncommissioned and Warrant Officer Personnel, The Coast Artillery Journal. Volume 65, Number 1, July 1926

     see also Fort Miles.org

     see also Mine Planter Service (U.S. Army) (From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)

Warrant Officers in the News

Where Army Warrant Officers Serve (as of October 2011)


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Related Websites

About.com : U. S. Military (About.com also has much information about the Warrant Officer programs of the the Uniformed Services. Type "warrant officer" in the search block at the top of the page)

Army Flag History

Army Heritage & Education Center

    Army Heritage Center Foundation website

Army Historical Foundation

    ON POINT - The Journal of Army History

Army Museum System (alphabetical listing with locations and hours of operation)

    Army Museum System Directory ((listed alphabetically by state and installation, with web site if applicable)

Army Schools Catalog

Army Training & Leader Development Panel - Warrant Officer Report

Center for Army Leadership

    Army Lessons in Leadership

Chief Warrant and Warrant Officers Association of U.S. Coast Guard

Military.com (Site has much information about the Warrant Officer programs of the the Uniformed Services. Type "warrant officer" in the search block at the top of the page)

National Museum of the United States Army

National Resource Directory (NRD) - a U. S. Government website that connects wounded warriors, Service Members, Veterans, their families, and caregivers to (state and Government) programs and services that support them.

Related websites for Military Historians

S1 NET  (Army Human Resources Forum including Warrant Officer information) (Must register for milSuites account -

                CAC Card access only)

U. S. Army Center of Military History

U.S. Army Warrant Officer Career College

U.S. Army Warrant Officers Association

USAWOA Scholarship Foundation

U. S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps

Warrant Officer Career Guidance

Warrant Officer Education System

Warrant Officer MOS General Information

Warrant Officer Net (WO NET) - If you wish to participate in WO NET, you'll need to join milSuite. If you have not signed up for a

      milSuite account, you can do so here: https://www.milsuite.mil/   If you already have a milSuite account, you can join WO NET

      here: https://www.milsuite.mil/book/community/spaces/apf/join-apf/join-wo-net   Once you have joined WO NET, you'll be able to

      access the WO NET forum here: https://www.milsuite.mil/book/community/spaces/apf/warrant_officer_network_(wo_net). - CAC

      Card Access Only

Warrant Officer Values

Warrant Officer Career College (WOCC)

Warrant Officer Studies and Reports 


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Army Warrant Officer Recruiting


How To Become a Warrant Officer

Active Army and Army Reserve Warrant Officer Recruiting

Army National Guard Warrant Officer Recruiting



Foundation Documentation

Virginia State Corporation Commission

Articles of Incorporation

Certificate of Incorporation in Commonwealth of Virginia, Warrant Officers Heritage Foundation,  July 8, 2003

Change of Corporate Principal Office effective January 18, 2012

Warrant Officer Historical Foundation Bylaws, Revised January 15,2013

Certifcate of Amendment, change of name to Warrant Officer Historical Foundation eff. November 12, 2013


Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Division of Consumer Protection, Office of Charitable & Regulatory Programs

Office of Consumer Affairs Registration, August 9, 2012

Office of Charitable and Regulatory Programs Registration Renewal, June 17, 2013

Virginia Registration Record for the Warrant Officers Heritage Foundation


IRS Documentation

Advance Ruling of Non-Profit Status Section 501 (c) (3) of the IRS Code

IRS Pub. 1771, Charitable Contributions - Substantiation & Disclosure Requirements

IRS Form 990. CY 2004, Schedule A, and Schedule B

IRS Form 990, CY 2005 (Report not required).

IRS Form 990, CY 2006 (Report not required).

IRS Form 990-EZ, CY 2007 and Schedule A

Classification as a Public Charity by the IRS under Section 170 (b) (1) (A) (vi) of the IRS Code

IRS Form 990-EZ, CY 2008 and Schedule A

IRS Form 990-EZ, CY 2009 and Schedule A

IRS Form 990-N (e-Postcard) Receipt, CY2010

IRS Form 990-N (e-Postcard) Receipt, CY2011  (See also CY 2011 Treasurer's Report)

Amended IRS Form 990-EZ, CY 2012  Schedule A  Schedule O (all amended August 7, 2014)

IRS Approval of change of name to Warrant Officer Historical Foundation, December 27. 2013

IRS Form 990-EZ, CY 2013  Schedule A  Schedule O


Foundation Annual Reports

2003   2004   2005   2006   2007   2008   2009   2010   2011   2012   2013


Minutes of Board of Directors Meetings

Aug 2004   Oct 2004   Feb 2005   Apr 2005   Oct 2005   May 2006   Oct 2006   Jan 2007   Oct 2007   Oct 2008   Oct 2009 

Apr 2010    Oct 2010   Feb 2012   Jun 2013   Jul 2013   Aug 2013   Sep 2013   Nov 2013   Dec 2013   Jan 2014


Independent Audits

2004   2005   2006   2007 through 2010


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Updated August 28, 2014