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259th Quartermaster Battalion

In March 1968, the 259th Quartermaster Battalion, a U.S. Army Reserve unit from Pleasant Grove, Utah, was called to active duty in Vietnam. It was one of only 35 Reserve units activated for Vietnam service. This unit was mobilized in May 1968 after being converted...

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Fueling Up for D-Day

WWII gasoline supply in England  in support of the invasion of France, June 6, 1944Quartermaster Technical Bulletin - 26 Oct 1944 D-Day for the French invasion was just another busy day in the life of the Quartermasters who ran the Petrol, Oil and Lubricants...

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POL on the Red Ball Express

Dr. Steven E. AndersQuartermaster Professional Bulletin, Spring 1989 Getting fuel from the beach to the front lines as U.S. Divisions raced across France in 1944. The introduction of motorized vehicles and equipment at the beginning of the twentieth century has...

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