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.

BG Richard B. Dix
Class of 2020

Brigadier General Dix retired with more than 30 years of service in the Armed Forces, as a leader at every level. He is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. He graduated from Armor Officer Basic Course and Quartermaster Advance Course. He served as Tank Platoon Leader, Alpha Company, 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor, 24th Infantry Division. He later served as the Executive Officer for Alpha Company, Headquarters Command, 224th Forward Support Battalion during Operation Desert Shield/Storm. He commanded the 406th General Supply Company, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He deployed to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia with the 10th Air Defense Artillery where he served as the BOE S-4 Forward during Operation Desert Defiance. 

General Dix served in Germany in the 21st Theater Support Command, as the Deputy Chief of Plans and Exercises G-3, Group S-3, 29th Support Group, Support Operations Officer 200th Material Management Center, Brigade Executive Officer and Group Commander 29th Support Group-Rear. Served as the 3-401st Army Field Support Battalion Commander, Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF- VII). General Dix served as the Aide-de-Camp to the Commanding General, Army Material Command, Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Commanded the 401st Army Field Support Brigade in Bagram, Afghanistan. Served as the Chief of Staff for the Army Sustainment Command. Served as the Executive Officer and the Director of Strategy and Integration G-45/7 for the Deputy Chief of Staff of the Army, G-4.

General Dix was Commanding General for Defense Logistics Agency Distribution. His last assignment was as Commanding General of the Joint Munitions Command, Rock Island Illinois. General Dix graduated from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Fort McNair, Washington, D.C.