Masters Chapter was established in 1974 as the Fort Gordon Chapter USAWOA, with By-Law approval happening in 1980. The chapter offically closed in in April 2002.
Fellow Warrant Officers tried to reopen in 2005, however it was not successful due to lack of participation. It was officially closed again in December 2008.
Again fellow Warrant Officer attempted to re-initalize the chapter again in July 2010 with the new name of Fort Gordon Masters. Unfortunately, it was again unsuccessful.
On 03 February 2015, Masters Chapter was granted their operating charter by National Headquarters. Additionally on that day, the current elected leadership was sworn in from Pro-Tem to Official.
On 01 May 2015, Masters Chapter was given approval and authorization to operate on the Fort Gordon Installation.
CW2 Ryan Paul has been a member of USAWOA since 2019. In 2021, he became the Vice President of the Masters Chapter. Ryan is also a recipient of the USAWOA Honorable Order of the Eagle Rising (Bronze level).
Outside of his military duties, Ryan is a college-level, adjunct instructor for cybersecurity-related curriculum. Ryan is also a member of Upsilon Pi Epsilon, the National Infantry Association, and the Association of the United States Army.
CW4 Kevin Jones was appointed as the Masters Chapter Secretary in 2019. Kevin is a recipient of the USAWOA Honorable Order of the Eagle Rising (Bronze Level) award.
Kevin is an instructor at the US Army Cyber Center of Excellence for 170A Warrant Officer Basic and Advanced Courses and an adjunct professor for cybersecurity-realated curriculm.
CW2 Johnathan Rutherford joined USAWOA in 2019, and appointed Masters Chapter Treasurer in 2022.
The USAWOA Masters Chapter relies on the funds raised from hosting a concession stand at the Columbia County Fall Fair.