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Officers, Warrant Officers and Soldiers of the Quartermaster branch provide general supply support, field services, mortuary affairs, petroleum and water support, supply distribution management, subsistence, and logistics sustainment at the right time, place, and quantity to support Soldiers, their units, and systems across the entire spectrum of conflict.

The Quartermaster motto is: “Supporting Victory”

The branch colors are: Buff and Blue (buff is a shade of tan)


Areas of Concentration:

Quartermaster Officers are trained to be well rounded logisticians, learning a variety of specialty skills. Officers typically serve in one of three areas of concentration (AOC) listed below and may carry a Quartermaster specific skill identifier (SI).

Quartermaster, Supply and Materiel Management (AOC 92A). The officer commands, directs, plans and/or manages units engaged in the production, acquisition, receipt, storage, issue and distribution of equipment, repair parts, fortifications and construction material, and general supplies. The officer serves as the focal point for property management and accountability procedures.

Petroleum and Water (AOC 92F). The officer manages commands, directs, plans and or manages units or activities engaged in petroleum and water operations. The officer directs acquisition, storage, inspection, testing, issue and distribution of petroleum products and purification, storage, testing and distribution of water.

Mortuary Affairs (Skill Identifier “4V”). The officer commands, directs, plans and or manages mortuary affairs support including search, recovery, tentative identification and evacuation of deceased personnel, and collection and disposition of personal effects of decedents.

Aerial Delivery and Materiel (Skill Identifier “R9”). The officer commands, directs, plans and or manages units engaged in storage, packing and preparation of materiel to be delivered by air. The officer determines requirements for and plans the employment of aerial delivery systems in support of tactical and special operations.


This page was last updated on: February 20, 2019