Reserve Component Category Management (RPM-1)
Chief Warrant Officers
An Oath of Office is required upon initial commission in the Coast Guard or Coast Guard Reserve. This includes commissioning as a Chief Warrant Officer.
*** Administrating Officer is required by law to be “any commissioned officer of the Armed Forces, a United States commissioner, a judge of a Court of Record, a Clerk of a Court of Record, a Notary Public, or a Justice of the Peace”. The Administering Officer cannot be a Chief Petty Officer, or Petty Officer.