Our Soldier Unknown

Over in peaceful Arlington, across the historic Potomac, he rests – our Soldier Unknown – his last fight fought, his last journey ended.  Within hallowed stone his tired body sleeps, safe for all time, but his lofty spirit quickens with the years in...

They Wrote a Book

By Lieutenant Gordon C. BennettQuartermaster Review January-February 1953 “When there is no book, write the book!” Members of the 8081st Army Unit (full designation: Quartermaster Airborne Air Supply & Packaging Company) were faced with this...

Aerial Delivery of Supplies

MAJOR RAYMOND C. ALTERMATT, Q.M.C.The Quartermaster ReviewSeptember-October 1945 The origin of the parachute dates back many years. The first record of its use was described by a passenger of a burning balloon, who made a successful escape by parachute in July 1908....

Quartermaster Aerial Delivery

The Story of the Airborne Rigger Compiled from the Archives of the US Army Quartermaster Museum and oral interviewsby K. Born Introduction In the spring of 1950, with the start of the Korean War, the Quartermaster Corps was formally assigned the mission of...

267th Quartermasters in Somalia

Quartermaster Professional Bulletin – Winter 1993LT Scott B. Tardif The soldiers of the 267th Quartermaster Company, 240th Quartermaster Battalion, joined units from 27 countries as part of the coalition task force in Somalia for Operation Restore Hope about one...

Bibliography of Quartermasters at War

World War II CMH PUB 10-12-1: THE QUARTERMASTER CORPS: ORGANIZATION SUPPLY AND SERVICES, VOLUME I By Risch, Erna, 1904-; Kieffer, Chester L https://archive.org/details/CMHPub10-12/mode/2up The U.S. Army in World War II: The Technical Services, World War, 1939-1945...

A Brief History Of The Quartermaster Corps

“SUPPORTING VICTORY SINCE 1775” Dr. Isaac W. Hampton II, Quartermaster Historianwith contributions from former historians of theQuartermaster School,Dr. Leo P. Hirreland Dr. Steven E. AndersU.S. Army Quartermaster SchoolFort Lee, VA 238012018 Editorial edits for...

The Enchanted Forest

By MAJOR JOHN A PORTER, Q.M.C.The Quartermaster Review March-April 1934 Army Quartermaster support to the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression Webmasters note:  The Quartermaster Corps’ role in this great endeavor was to supply on short notice...

Quartermaster Black History Resources

Service Units in the Combat Zone  An overview of African-American Quartermaster, Transportation, Air Defense, Medical, Chemical and Engineer units that were involved in combat during World War Two African-Americans in the U.S. ArmyU.S. Army Center of Military...

QM Distributuion System in Korea

By LTC IRWIN A. DAHL, QMCThe Quartermaster ReviewJanuary-February 1954  THE SOLUTION of logistical problems arising during an active campaign must reflect an adjustment between lessons derived from previous operations and existing conditions. The factors...

Quartermaster Supply In The AEF, 1917-1918

By DR. WILLIAM CHAIKINQuartermaster Review May-June 1950 In the ”Great War,” which we now call World War I. the accomplishments of the Quartermaster Corps overseas were such as to stand as a model of achievement to the generation of officers who led the...

The Quartermaster’s Department, 1861-1864

The Quartermaster Review – September-October 1928 EDITOR’S NOTE.-The following article was supplied by Lt. Col. A. B. Warfield, Q. M. C., and furnishes invaluable information as to the functioning of the Quartermaster Corps during the Civil War...