The main components of the 274 packet are as follows:
The WAMC FL 274 (Request for Assignment to the Warrior Transition Battalion)
The Commander’s Statement (Memorandum)
The WAMC FL 274 (Commander’s Performance and Functional Assessment)
The Warrior Screening Matrix -A CURRENT DA FORM 3349
Supporting documentation (AHLTA notes, off-post provider notes, provider Memorandums, etc.) is helpful but not required.
The WAMC FL 274 (Request for Assignment to the Warrior Transition Battalion) is to be filled out and signed by the Recommending Physician. This form includes the diagnosis and medical justification for transfer to the WTB. This form must have complete contact information for the Commander and First Sergeant.
The Commander’s Statement is a memorandum that should be written by the unit Commander. This memorandum explains the background of the Soldier’s injury/illness and the impact it has on the Soldier and unit. This memorandum should include the plan/prognosis for the Soldier (RTD/MEB, etc).
The WAMC FL 274 (Commander’s Performance and Functional Assessment) is to be filled out by the unit Commander. It is used to determine how the Soldier’s medical condition is affecting their ability to perform in their primary MOS or other duties as assigned. This form also explains appointment density by type/specialty. This form is also necessary to explain whether or not the Soldier is pending UCMJ.
The Warrior Screening Matrix is to be filled out and signed by the Recommending Physician AND the unit Commander. (Depending on the overall numerical score, the Commander portion may have to be signed by an O5 or above). This form outlines estimated length of treatment required, appointment density, behavioral health considerations, and medical care compliance.
DA FORM 3349. There must be a current Temporary or Permanent Physical Profile included in the packet.
Once the packet is complete, it must be stamped/signed by the Division/Corps/USASOC Surgeon.
The completed packet can be turned in to the Warrior Transition Clinic, Monday-Friday from 0700-1600.
The packet is reviewed and processed, sent to the Battalion Surgeon, then to the Hospital DCCS, then through WTB S-1 for review by legal and finance, then to the WTB Commander for final approval. The process takes between 2-4 weeks from receipt of a completed packet.
A memorandum of acceptance or ineligibility will be sent to the Soldier’s Commander from the WTB S-1.