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.
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.
Author: Dean Michael