Questions about Warrant Officers

  1. What exactly are the duties of Warrant Officers? 2. How does someone in the military become a Warrant Officer?

  2. What does an infantry Warrant Officer do? Artillery, etc. etc.

  3. I know the U.S. Army Military Police have Warrant Officers as criminal investigators, but how do their duties differ from commissioned officers?
    Thanks for your help! I have been wondering about Warrant Officers since I was an Army MP in the 60’s. Never could get a straght answer then, hope I can now.

A Warrant Officer receives the rating by a warrant issued by the the command of whatever service is involved. In the army the warrant is issued by the Secretary of the Army.

This site tells about Army Warrant Officers:

This site: describes the Army Warrant Officer corps.