General Vaughan was responsible for the logistical support of American and Allied forces in China during World War II, focused on Army logistics for 35 years of his 50-year career at every level and in every functional area. He served as a Quartermaster in research and development, procurement, supply, staff and command – from Company A in the field to Theater Headquarters, on the Army General Staff, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Army Materiel Command, and the Defense Supply Agency.
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.