Colonel William R. Stanley’s distinguished thirty year military career was one highlighted by excellence in all that he endeavored. His key assignments included: Logistics Operations Officer and Executive Officer, Headquarters United States European Command J4 Logistics; Commander, 402nd Quartermaster Battalion where he commanded 800 Soldiers responsible for fuel storage and distribution in austere environments in support of US military operations in Iraq; Department of the Army G3 as an analyst for the Basing Study Group deconflicting over 500 Army Base realignment and closures, saving the Army more than 7 billion dollars; Director, Logistics Exercises & Simulation Directorate at Fort Lee leading design changes for a new state of the art simulations support center; and Deputy J4 Logistics, Headquarters, US Euro- pean Command, working on design and implementation of the European Command Joint Logistics Center improving logistics coordination and sychronization throughout the European Command area of operation. Having demonstrated meticulous attention to detail, Colonel Stanley was then se- lected to be the Headquarters, US European Command Inspector General, culminating his career as the Senior Inspector General for Headquarters, Department of the Army.
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.