MPI Application Requirements for Appointment to CID Warrant Officer (MOS 311A)
A. Department of Defense Financial Management Regulation, June 2011.
B. AR 135-100, (Appointment of Commissioned and Warrant Officers of the Army), 1 September 1994.
C. AR 195-3, (Acceptance, Accreditation, and Release of U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command Personnel), 22 April 1987.
D. DA PAM 601-6, (Warrant Officer Procurement Program), 14 June 2006.
E. AR 350-1, (Army Training and Leader Development), 19 August 2014.
F. AR 614-100, (Officer Assignment Policies, Details, and Transfers), 10 January 2006.
G. MILPER Message 16-231, RCRO-SP, 15 August 2016, subject: FY17 United States Army Warrant Officer Selection Boards.
1. This message is effective upon release and will expire NLT 22 July 2017.
2. The purpose of this message is to establish procedures for the submission of applications for appointment to warrant officer, MOS 311A (CID Special Agent), from Regular Army (RA) Career Management Field (CMF) 31 Military Police Investigators, Additional Skill Identifier (ASI) V5.
3. This program is open to Regular Army Soldiers who are CMF 31 and hold ASI V5 in the ranks of SGT – MSG (non-promotable), have completed V5 training at the U.S. Army Military Police School (USAMPS), and have at least one year of investigative experience. Application submission timeframe is from 1 April 2017 through 21 July 2017. Approved applications will be considered by the warrant officer accession board convening in September 2017.
4. Eligibility requirements. Applicants must meet all of the special agent acceptance criteria as outlined below.
a. U.S. Citizenship.
b. Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution (Waived to 60 SH).
c. General technical (GT) score of 110 or higher and Skill Technical (ST) of 107.
d. Have between four and 12 years of service (if over 12 years, may request waiver).
e. Pass the standard three-event Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) and meet height/weight standards.
f. Have normal color vision and no physical limitations.
g. Able to deploy worldwide.
h. Possess a valid driver’s license and have a favorable driving record.
i. Able to speak and write clearly.
j. Possess a sustained and demonstrated level of leadership competency as supported by rater and senior rater comments on all evaluation reports.
k. No record of disciplinary action or referred evaluations while serving in the military.
l. Eligible for a Top Secret Clearance based on a Single Scope Background Investigation.
5. Special Agent application. Applicants who meet the eligibility criteria outlined above must contact the closest CID office to access the special agent application to complete the forms and an interview with the CID Special Agent in Charge. The CID special agent application will consist of the following documents:
a. CID Form 560-E (Application for Acceptance as a CID Special Agent).
b. CID Form 562-E (Commander’s Assessment of CID Special Agent Applicant).
c. CID Form 564-E (Authorization for Release of Information).
d. CID Form 565-E (CID Detachment Commander’s Interview).
e. CID Form 568-E (Realities of the Investigative Profession).
f. CID Warrant Officer Appointment Statement of Understanding Memorandum.
g. DD Form 2760 (Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition).
h. DD Form 2807-1 (Report of Medical History).
i. DD form 2808 (Report of Medical Examination).
j. DA form 3822 (Report of Mental Status Evaluation). The mental health evaluation must be completed in accordance with the MEDCOM policy memorandum 5-014, 12 Mar 15, subject: Interim Guidance for Medical and Behavioral Health Examination of Criminal Investigation Command (CID) Applicants.
k. Enlisted record brief.
l. DA Photo in civilian attire.
m. Current credit report.
n. Current driving record.
o. DA Form 705 (APFT Scorecard) and DA Form 5500/1 (BF Worksheet); if applicable; showing at a minimum the three most current record APFTs.
p. SF-86 (Archival copy submitted for initiation of the Single Scope Background Investigation).
6. Warrant Officer application. In addition to the Special Agent application, applicants will prepare a warrant officer application. The warrant officer application requirements, packet submission checklist, and WO Recruiting Team points of contact are located on the U.S. Army Recruiting Command (USAREC) website at http://www.USAREC.army.mil/hq/warrant/. The applicant has primary responsibility for correctly completing the application, including all supporting documents.
7. Submission procedures. Application deadlines outlined in paragraph 3 are firm; late submissions will not be considered.
a. The warrant officer application will be submitted by the applicant. Refer to USAREC website at http://www.USAREC.army.mil/hq/warrant/ for detailed instructions and requirements.
b. The special agent application will be forwarded through the CID chain of command and requires favorable endorsement from the area CID group commander. Once endorsed, applications will be submitted to HQ, USACIDC, via the CID Application Processing Portal (CID-APP). The CID Recruiting Coordinator will send notification to: USArmy.Join-CID@mail.mil, providing the applicant’s full name, rank, MOS, and DoD ID number. HQ, USACIDC will then provide the instructions for uploading the packet to the CID-APP.
8. Notification. Applicants will receive written notification from HQ, USACIDC regarding their acceptance. Approved CID applicants will be considered by the WO accession board as outlined in paragraph 3 above. Additional information will be sent to the selectees once the board results are released.
9. Training. Those selected for appointment will be scheduled to attend the Warrant Officer Candidate Course at Ft Rucker, AL, the CID Special Agent Course at Ft Leonard Wood, MO, and the MOS 311A Warrant Officer Basic Course (WOBC), also at Ft Leonard Wood, MO. Acceptance in the CID program is contingent upon successful completion of all training and a favorable Single Scope Background Investigation.
10. Appointment to WO incurs a six year active duty service obligation.
11. For questions about application procedures, contact the CID Special Agent Accessions Branch at USArmy.Join-CID@mail.mil, or 571-305-4348/4369/4337/4112.