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Water Support in Somalia

SFC Kenneth E. Price, Jr.Quartermaster Professional Bulletin - Spring 1994 Quartermaster water support during Operation Restore Hope in Jilib, Somalia, reinforced one non-commissioned officer's viewpoint of the Army's need for strict sanitation requirements with water...

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14th Quartermaster Detachment

This detachment suffered the greatest number of casualties of any allied unit during Operation Desert Storm due to a SCUD Missile attack on February 25, 1991. Members of the 14th Quartermaster Detachment receive a hero's welcome at Latrobe Airport, Pennsylvania, March...

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Water Operations Overview

David L. BruenQuartermaster Professional Bulletin - Spring 1994 Overview on the transition of the Water Operations mission and training from the Engineer to the Quartermaster Corps in 1981 The Petroleum and Water Department at the U.S. Army Quartermaster Center and...

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Water Purification in War

Major Howard McCyostFebruary 1920Quartermaster Service NewsReprinted in the Quartermaster Professional Bulletin - March 1988 Water purification during and after World War I Wholesome drinking water has become recognized as one of the important elements entering into...

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The POL Story:  To Keep ‘Em Running

Extracted from the Magazine of the 1st Logistical Command, Vietnam, April 1968 Utilizing ocean-going tankers, fixed and rotary wing aircraft, tanker trucks, and multi-product pipelines, the 1st Logistical Command distributes more than 100 million gallons of jet,...

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Petroleum Supply in Korea

By LT. COL. Merwin H. Smith, Q.M.C.Quartermaster Review, November-December 1951 The war in Korea came at a time when Far East Command petroleum stocks were, in general, in good supply except for avgas and jet fuel and packaged stocks of certain grades of lubricating...

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Fuels & Lubricants for Johnny Doughboy

LIEUTENANT JOHN K. EVANS, Q.M.C.The Quartermaster ReviewMay-June 1944   AN ARMY marches on its wheels these days, and without fuels and lubricants those wheels bog down in a morass of despair and ultimate defeat. Even in the First World War it was said that...

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Supply of Petroleum Products

Extracted from "Quartermaster Support of the Army", pages 660-662Erna Risch, 1962 Storage and distribution of petroleum to the American Expeditionary Force in France during World War I , 1917-1918. The storage and distribution of the bulk of Quartermaster Supplies...

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