a. The name of this corporation is United States Army Warrant Officers Association (USAWOA). It’s a not-for-profit Association incorporated pursuant to the Virginia Non-stock Corporation Act. The principal National Office of the Association in the State of Virginia shall be located at 462 Herndon Parkway, Suite 207, Herndon, VA 20170-5235, in Fairfax County, Virginia, until moved at the direction of the National Board of Directors (BOD). The Association may have such other offices, either within or out of the state of Virginia, as directed by the National BOD.
b. The Association shall have and continuously maintain a registered office in Virginia and a registered agent whose office is identical with such registered office as required by the Virginia Non-stock Corporation Act. The registered office may be, but need not be, identical with the principal office in Virginia. The address of the registered office may be changed by the National BOD.
c. The official mailing address of the Association shall be USAWOA, 462 Herndon Parkway, Suite 207, Herndon, VA 20170-5235, until changed by the National BOD.
The official seal of the Association shall contain the date of incorporation, 7 November 1974, and the inscription "OFFICIAL CORPORATION SEAL, USAWOA". It shall be maintained and utilized by the National Executive Director or an authorized representative to seal all official transactions of the Association.
The official emblem of the Association shall be set forth in Appendix A. The design of the emblem as shown is a Trademarked item. In accordance with trademark infringement rules, any design which includes any or all of the following are also protected by the Trademark;
(1) the initials “USAWOA” and the initials “WOA.”
(2) Any combination of the three words “Professionalism,” “Representation” and “Recognition.”
(3) A graphic representation of the U.S. Army Warrant Officers insignia (eagle rising) in company with the initials or words identified in (1) and (2).
The emblem may be used for official documents, flags, stationery, emblems, jewelry, plaques and similar items. Regions and chapters are encouraged to use the official emblem on chapter memorabilia. The emblem shall not be used to endorse or appear to endorse any commercial product, service, personal or private endeavor without the express written approval of the National Executive Director as approved by the National BOD.
The official colors of the Association shall be the long accepted and recognized "WARRANT OFFICER BROWN", and when used with other colors, the other colors shall be gold and/or silver.
The official Association flag shall correspond to the following specifications:
a. SIZE: 3' x 5' with two-inch gold letters across the top center, "USAWOA".
b. CLOTH: Nylon or rayon.
c. COLOR: "WARRANT OFFICER BROWN" (Pantone Matching System color number 161) with gold warrant officer eagle, 1' x 1', embroidered in center of flag, with flag edged in gold fringe trim.
d. TYPE: Indoor display, hemmed on all sides, copy on both sides.
e. ADDITIONAL LETTERING: Chapter or Region name may be placed across the bottom in 1" gold letters.
The Service Mark “The Quite Professionals®” is a copyrighted item owned by the United States Army Warrant Officers Association and can only be utilized after obtaining written permission from the National Headquarters. It’s use must include the copyright symbol at the end of the line. To utilize this Service Mark without written permission is a violation of federal law.