- Master Warrant Officer
Master Warrant Officer is a military rank in the
Canadian Forcesand the Singapore Armed Forces.
Master Warrant Officer or MWO is an Army and Air Force
non-commissioned memberrank of the Canadian Forces. It is senior to the rank of Warrant Officerand its equivalents, and junior to Chief Warrant Officerand its equivalents. Its Naval equivalent is Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class(CPO2).
French languageform is "Adjutant-maître" (Adjum).
The rank insignia of the MWO is a crown within a wreath of gold laurel, worn on both forearms of the Service Dress tunic; in gold metal and green enamel miniature pins on the collar of the Service Dress shirt and outerwear coats (Army only); on
CADPATslipons worn in the middle of the chest, embroidered in tan (Army) or dark blue (Air Force) thread; and in "old gold" thread on blue slip-ons on both shoulders of other uniforms (Air Force only).
Forms of address
MWOs are generally initially addressed as "Master Warrant Officer Bloggins", or "Sergeant-Major Bloggins" (if they hold that appointment), and thereafter as "Sir" or "Ma'am".
MWOs may hold a number of appointments, including the position of
Sergeant-Major, the most senior NCM in a company-sized Army unit or sub-unit. Some of these appointments are listed below:
Battery Sergeant-Major(BSM) — the senior NCM of an artillery battery
Squadron Sergeant-Major(SSM) — the senior NCM of a cavalry, armoured, combat engineer, or communications squadron
Company Sergeant-Major— the senior NCM of any other company-sized unit
Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant
Due to the unified nature of the CF, it is not unheard-of for Air Force MWOs — especially those of the so-called "
purple trades", such as logistics or military police — to find themselves filling the appointment of Squadron or Company Sergeant-Major in what are otherwise considered "hard" army units (such as Service Battalions or Communication Squadrons).
One of the senior appointments that an MWO may hold is that of the senior NCM on a CF station, titled Station Master Warrant Officer (SMWO); the insignia is a pair of crossed crusader swords worn below their rank insignia.
Messes and quarters
MWOs generally mess and billet with other
Warrant Officers and with Sergeants, and their Naval equivalents, Chief Petty Officers and Petty Officers. Their mess on military bases or installations are generally named the "Warrant Officers and Sergeants Mess".
Master Warrant Officer is a
Warrant Officerrank in the Singapore Armed Forces.
Master Warrant Officers often hold senior leadership roles such as School Sergeant Majors or Regimental Sergeant Majors of
Brigadesized units. The School Sergeant Major of Officer Cadet School is a Master Warrant Officer. He is in charge of the discipline of more than 800 officer cadets, in addition to the Specialists and more junior Warrant Officers there.
Chief Petty Officer
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
См. также в других словарях:
Master warrant officer — is a senior military rank in the Canadian Forces, Singapore Armed Forces and the Israel Defense Forces. Contents 1 Canadian Forces 1.1 Insignia 1.2 Forms of address … Wikipedia
master warrant officer — ˌmaster ˈwarrant officer 7 [master warrant officer] noun an officer of middle rank in the Canadian armed forces … Useful english dictionary
Warrant Officer — A Warrant Officer (WO) is a member of a military organization holding one of a specific group of ranks. In most countries they are effectively senior non commissioned officers, although technically in a class of their own between NCOs and… … Wikipedia
Warrant Officer — (WO; engl., ermächtigte Vorgesetzte) ist eine militärische Dienststellung in angloamerikanischen Streitkräften. Der Warrant Officer steht in einem besonderen Vorgesetztenverhältnis, das eine Zwitterstellung zwischen den Laufbahnen der… … Deutsch Wikipedia
Warrant Officer of the Navy — Warrant Officer of the Royal Australian Navy Incumbent Mark Tandy since 19 December 2008 Style Warrant Officer of the Navy (Warra … Wikipedia
Warrant officer (United States) — For other uses of warrant officer, see warrant officer. In the United States military, the rank of warrant officer (grade W 1 to W 5) is rated as an officer above the senior most enlisted ranks, as well as officer cadets and candidates, but below … Wikipedia
Warrant Officer (United States) — In the United States military, a Warrant Officer (grade W 1 to W 5) is ranked as an officer above the senior most enlisted ranks, as well as officer cadets and candidates, but below the officer grade of O 1 ( NATO: OF 1 ). Warrant officers are… … Wikipedia
Warrant officer — W/O redirects here. W/O may also refer to Write off. Common anglophone military ranks Navies Armies Air forces Officers Admiral of the fleet Marshal / … Wikipedia
warrant officer — Synonyms and related words: NCO, acting corporal, acting sergeant, admiral, captain, centurion, chief petty officer, chief warrant officer, color sergeant, commander, commodore, corporal, ensign, first sergeant, fleet admiral, havildar, lance… … Moby Thesaurus
Chief warrant officer — in the United States Armed Forces refers to any warrant officer W 2 and above. For the US rank, see warrant officer (United States). Chief warrant officer is a military rank used by the Canadian Forces and the Israel Defence Forces. Contents 1… … Wikipedia