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.

COL Paul N. Fortuné
Class of 2018

Colonel Fortuné received his commission as a Quartermaster Officer in the ROTC program at Xavier University. He served in numerous leadership and staff positions, among them as the aide-de-camp to the CG, 200th Theater Army Materiel Management Center.  He commanded Delta Company (Heavy Maintenance), 702nd Main Support Battalion, 2nd ID in Korea, served in 24th Infantry Division Support Command, Fort Stewart, and as the Division Readiness Officer, Brigade S-4, and Executive Officer for the 224th Forward Support Battalion. He deployed as Logistics Officer in support of a Mechanized Task Force for OPERATION UPHOLD/RESTORE DEMOCRACY.  

He commanded the 49th Special Troops Battalion, 49th Quartermaster Group (Petroleum and Water), Fort Lee and the Combat Equipment Battalion – Kuwait, Camp Doha, Kuwait. He served as the Chief, Operations Branch, G-4, 3rd United States Army Headquarters, Fort McPherson, Georgia and Chief of Operations for the C4, Coalition Forces Land Component Command, Camp Doha, Kuwait during OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM AND OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM.  He commanded the 23rd Quartermaster Brigade.  He attended the Combined Arms and Services Staff School, the Army Command and General Staff College, and the Air War College.  

Colonel Fortuné’s awards include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with five Oak Leaf Clusters.