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.

CW5 Michael E. Toter
Class of 2011

Chief Warrant Officer Five Toter retired from active duty with over 30 years of active federal service.  Among his many accomplishments, he worked as a logistics planner in the Army Logistics Management College and assisted in its transformation into the Army Logistics University.  In addition, he served as the 9th Regimental Chief Warrant Officer of the Quartermaster Corps responsible for instituting Warrant Officer life cycle personnel management policy, career development, training, proponent actions and leader development actions for Quartermaster Warrant Officers. He was responsible for doctrine research and development of programs to support and mentor 2,623 Quartermaster Warrant Officers in five Career Management Fields, encompassing Active Army, Army National Guard, and US Army Reserves. He also provided strategic direction, management, execution and implementation policy for the Quartermaster Warrant Officer Accession Program, ensuring the program identified recruits and accessed sufficient applicants to meet the Department of the Army Accession mission for the Quartermaster Corps. 

While assigned to Headquarters United States NORTHCOM as a Logistics Planner for the Joint Combatant Command, he was responsible to review and update joint policies for support in event of catastrophic event to include terrorism and natural disasters. CW5 Toter provided situational awareness of Joint Operations and coordinated joint logistics requirements with components, Joint Task Forces, and other staff directorates.  

CW5 Toter served as the course coordinator for the Quartermaster Warrant Officer Basic Course. He was responsible for scheduling and coordinating all common core subject training. He also served as a Subject Matter Expert for supply proponent requirements and the Quartermaster School relating to researching, reviewing and interpreting logistical policies and procedures. He was nominated and won Distinguished Instructor, Instructor of the Year for Fort Lee, and Warrant Officer Instructor of the Year for the Training and Doctrine Command.