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Qualified Marines can now apply for the 2016 enlisted to warrant officer Reserve selection board. To receive the bonus Marines must be in specified Military Occupational Specialties, complete the Warrant Officer Basic Course and complete a follow-on MOS school.

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Marines eligible for Reserve warrant officer accession bonus

3 Mar 2015 | Cpl. Sara Graham Marine Corps Forces Reserves

In order to ensure the combat readiness of Marine Forces Reserve and to staff existing billets, the fiscal year 2016 enlisted to warrant officer Reserve selection board is offering a $20,000 bonus to qualified Marines.

To qualify for the bonus Marines must be in specified Military Occupational Specialties, must complete the Warrant Officer Basic Course convening in January 2016 and complete a follow-on MOS school.

Selected Marines will be provided a statement of understanding to be returned with a letter of intent to accept the appointment and a request for orders to attend the Warrant Officer Basic School no later than Dec. 31, 2015.

If selected, Marines must serve for 36 months in the Billet Identification Code specified in the statement of understanding upon completion of the Warrant Officer Basic Course and follow-on training. Marines will receive the $20,000 lump sum after completion of the required training.

For more information on the application process and a complete list of requirements to qualify for the bonus, see Maradmin 087/15.