COL Michael B. Siegl assumed command of the Army Quartermaster Corps and its affiliated Quartermaster School during a change-of-command ceremony at Ft Lee, VA June 22 at the post theater. MG Mark T. Simerly, Commanding General of the Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee, hosted the ceremony that included the traditional passing of organization colors from outgoing Commandant BG Michelle K. Donahue to COL Siegl.
Prior to becoming the 57th Quartermaster General, Siegl served as the Deputy Director for Readiness, Strategy and Operations in the Department of the Army G4 Logistics division.
“I’m inspired by the tremendous responsibility of leading the Soldiers and Civilians of the Quartermaster School,” Siegl said in his remarks. “[They] are driven by one of the most pure and most genuine of human desires – to serve our nation. Together, we will strive to uphold the standard of excellence and the legacy of distinction and quality.”
BG Donahue who after two years as Quartermaster General and more than 26 years of service, will move on to a position as Deputy Director of Readiness, Strategy, and Operations, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4, United States Army. BG Donahue departs having led the School‘s training establishment through a tumultuous period of COVID restrictions and forced isolation with great success.
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(Photo by Chad Menegay)