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U.S. Army Heraldry

From 1924 to 1962 the U.S Army Quartermaster Corps was responsible for the research, design and development of distinctive unit insignia, shoulder sleeve insignia (patches), flags, medals, seals, coats of arms and other heraldic items for the Army. In 1960, the...

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The Holabird Quartermaster Depot

By LT. COL. EDGAR S. STAYERThe Quartermaster Review – March-April 1928 1928 Article on the main transportation depot and motor transport school for the Army Establishment Of Camp Holabird CAMP HOLABIRD is situated within the city limits of the city of Baltimore, about...

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The Army Green Uniform

This document from the U.S. Army Quartermaster Museum Archives provides a well researched and written history of the Quartermaster Corps' development of the Army Green Uniform. TECHNICAL REPORT 68-41-CM  THE ARMY GREEN UNIFORM  by Stephen J. Kennedy and...

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Construction in the Field

By Maj. John D. Kilpatrick, Q.M.CThe Quartermaster Review – September-October 1928 Duties and Responsibilities of a Construction Quartermaster in 1928 THE functions of the Building Branch, Construction Service, Quartermaster Corps, as the name implies, have to do with...

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The Evolution of the Uniform

By War Planning and Training Division, O.Q.M.G.The Quartermaster Review – March-April 1928 The Uniform (Hat-Blouse-Breeches-Shoes-Leggins) Introduction The word "uniform" is derived from the Latin words "unus," one, and "forma," form, and includes the different styles...

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World War II Inductee Clothing Issue

From the collection of the Quartermaster Museum, memorandum indicating clothing issued to new soldiers at Camp Lee, VA in 1943 RECRUIT RECEPTION CENTER1303d SERVICE UNITOFFICE OF SUPPLY OFFICERCAMP LEE, VA., IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS TO: ALL NEWLY INDUCTED MEN 1. In this...

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Department of the Army Seal

Background: The traditional seal used during and since the Revolution was redesignated as the Seal of the Department of the Army by the National Security Act of 1947. The Department of the Army seal is authorized by Section 3011, Title 10, United States Code. The date...

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