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 Pete Motrynczuk
Class of 2014

CW5 Motrynczuk retired from active duty on 1 July 2007 culminating a 38 plus year career as the Army Food Advisor, United States Quartermaster Center and School, Fort Lee, Virginia.  In that capacity, he served as the senior technical expert for the Director, Army Center of Excellence, Subsistence; The Quartermaster General and the Army G4 in the development and execution of the Army Food Program. 

During the very critical time in our Nation’s history while our forces were deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq in support of the Global War on Terrorism, CW5 Motrynczuk worked tirelessly from onset of the Afghanistan Campaign through Operation Iraqi Freedom ensuring that deployed Forces had the capability to support Class I and Food Service operations as defined by Army Field Feeding Doctrine, the go to war doctrine/policy.

Throughout CW5 Motrynczuk’ long military career, he worked tirelessly to make the Army Food service Program better in every way.  His assignments included Food Advisor, Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Virginia; Installation Food Program Manager, Fort Carson, Colorado; Chief, Community Services Division, Kwajalein Atoll and Missile Range, Republic of the Marshall Islands; Chief, Food Management Assistance Division and Chief, Army Field Feeding System, Fort Lee, Virginia; and Division Food Advisor, 2nd Infantry Division, Korea.

CW5 Motrynczuk is authorized to wear the Legion of Merit, the Meritorious Service Medal with 6 Oak Leaf Clusters, the Army Commendation Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, and the Army Achievement Medal with five Oak Leaf Clusters. Other decorations include the National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Stars, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, and the Afghanistan Campaign Medal. 

CW5 Motrynczuk is a Distinguished Member of the Quartermaster Corps and a recipient of the Distinguished Order of Saint Martin.