Colonel Dwight Phillips graduated from The Ohio State University as a Distinguished Military Graduate in 1969. He served thirty years in the Army. His significant contributions include training development, military operations support, logistics doctrine implementation and commanding two Brigade level commands. In 1977, Colonel Phillips was responsible for validating the Quartermaster Skill Qualification Tests. He then commanded G and HHC companies, at the Quartermaster Brigade. He served as Chief of the Kaiserslautern Cold Storage Facility, Germany. In 1988 he was the project officer for fielding the Army Field Feeding System as Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, US Army Europe. In 1990, he was selected to command the Munich Commissary District, Troop Support Agency, supporting Desert Shield and Storm. He deactivated the Munich Commissary District Command, TSA and activated the Heidelberg Commissary District Command, Defense Commissary Agency. In 1993 as the Chief, Food Service Business Unit, DPSC, he developed and rolled out the Subsistence Prime Vendor Program. In 1996 he was selected to command AAFES Europe with operations in 14 countries.
US Army Quartermaster Corps
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