Commissioned Officers are responsible for the morale, welfare, and professional development of their soldiers. They are the decision makers withing the National Guard, holding tremendous authority and responsibility for their troops, their country, and themselves.
Basic Branch Officers – Basic Branch Officers include Combat Service Support branches as well as Combat Arms branches. These include Infantry, Artillery, Military Intelligence, Finance, Transportation, Quartermaster and more.
Specialty Branch Officers – Specialty Officers include Medical Professional, Caplains, Judge Advocate General (JAG Officer) and other officers with specialized professional skills.
Warrant Officers - Warrant Officers are commissioned officers who lead as experts in their area of specialty. They are highly skilled technical advisers in one of more than 40 specialties.