Brigadier General John O’Neil, a native of Peabody, Massachusetts, received his commission as a Quartermaster Officer from the Providence College ROTC program in 1986 as a Distinguished Military Graduate. His assignments include: Platoon Leader, Company Commander and Battalion S-4, 124th Transportation Battalion, 45th Support Group (Corps), Schofield Barracks, HI; Aide de Camp and Corps Aerial Delivery Officer, 1st Corps Support Command, Fort Bragg, NC; Forward Support Battalion SPO, Materiel Officer (MATO) and Chief, Division Materiel Management Center (DMMC), 3rd Infantry Division (Mechanized) Support Command, Fort Stewart, GA; Battalion Commander and Division G4, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC; Chief, Strategy and Plans Division, HQDA, DCS G-4, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; Commander, 82nd Sustainment Brigade, Fort Bragg, NC; and Executive Officer to the Commanding General, US Army Materiel Command, Redstone Arsenal, AL. Brigadier General O’Neil was the 52nd Quartermaster General of the US Army Quartermaster School and the U.S Pacific Command, Director of Logistics, Engineering and Security Cooperation, Camp H.M Smith, Hawaii.
US Army Quartermaster Corps
The Quartermaster Hall of Fame award is the highest form of recognition the Corps offers. This much coveted award honors individuals who are judged to have made the most significant contributions to the overall history and traditions of the Quartermaster Corps.