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Exhibit Dates: 9/10Present.
Progressed to Intelligence Technician Warrant Officer from Intelligence Specialist (IS).
Chief warrant officers (Intelligence Technician) are officer technical specialists in the field of intelligence. They supervise and direct personnel in assembling and analyzing multisource operational intelligence of surface, sub-surface, and air weapons in support of intelligence briefing, reporting, and analytical programs, and present intelligence briefings. They supervise and direct personnel in the following: preparation of material and use in planning attack and photographic reconnaissance missions; preparation of graphics including annotated photographs, plot sheets, mosaics, and overlays; plotting and preparing multisensor imagery and intelligence reports; providing input to and receiving data from computerized intelligence systems ashore and afloat; maintenance of intelligence files including photographs, maps and charts, and photographic interpretation keys; and the maintenance and updating of intelligence libraries. They may serve as, but are not limited only to serving as, intelligence officers, assistant intelligence officers and as technical advisors, or in various operational and staff billets. Promotability is based on overall performance relative to peer group, with exceptional performance in operational assignments (at sea) most important. The 745X career pattern includes sea duty windows at the CWO2 and CWO4 pay grades.
Communications topics include briefing, computer applications, electronic communication, oral presentations, report writing, supplier communication, training, and vendor communication. Technical writing topics include appropriate styles and format, audience analysis, graphics, operations orders, page layout designs, plans, standard operating procedures, and technical reports. Network management topics include data base usage, network access control, network configuration, network hardware, network installation, network maintenance, and network software. Leadership topics include career planning, counseling, ethics, evaluation, mentoring, motivation, recruitment, retention, and training. Management topics include budget administration, damage control, decision-making, human resource management, planning, resource management, and risk management.
In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in communications, 3 in technical writing, and 3 in network management. In the upper-division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in leadership and 3 in management (9/10)(9/10).