British Army Warrant Officer Class 2

This page explains what a WO2 is the British Army is.

What Is A WO2 In The British Army?

A WO2 is a Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) within the British Army and is a rank higher than WO2.

This is a senior management role focussing on the training, welfare and discipline of a company, squadron or battery of up to 120 soldiers.

A WO2 acts as the senior advisors to the Major in command of the sub-unit and may also be selected for a commission as an Officer.

British Army WO2 Insignia

The Insignia For A WO2

The insignia of a WO2 is a large crown

Frequently Asked Questions: WO2

What NATO Code Is A WO2?

A WO2 has a NATO rank code of OR-8.

Do You Salute A WO2?

No, a WO2 does not hold a commission and falls under the non-commissioned officer (NCO) bracket and Other Ranks should not salute the person in that position.

Typically, lower ranks will “brace” as a sign of respect.

How Much Does A WO2 Earn?

The salary of a WO2 changes each year (around April time) but the starting wage right now is £45k per year.

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