Army Quartermaster Museum - Fort Lee, Virginia

quartermaster branch insignia graphicArmy Quartermaster Units
A resource for Quartermaster Unit History

The Quartermaster Museum frequently receives requests for information on Quartermaster units.  Most of these questions relate to the World War II period when there were over 3,000 Quartermaster units in existence.  The Quartermaster Museum has information on only a handful of Quartermaster units.  If the unit you are looking for is not listed here then there is probably not information on it in the museum archives/library.

Quartermaster Unit Information on This Website

Distinguished Units of the (Quartermaster) Regiment (DUOR)
a listing of over 40 current and former Quartermaster units inducted into the DUOR program.   Most units listed on this page have links to their Lineage and Honors information.

Quartermaster Distinctive Unit Insignia
describes insignia for 11 active duty Quartermaster units.

Quartermaster Distinctive Unit Insignia (Unit Crests)
and Coat of Arms from the U.S. Army Institute of Heraldry

334th Quartermaster Battalion USAR
356th Quartermaster Battalion USAR
373d Quartermaster Battalion USAR
429th Quartermaster Battalion USAR
485th Quartermaster Battalion USAR


Articles on Individual Units

14th Quartermaster Detachment
suffered the greatest number of casualties of any allied unit during Operation Desert Storm due to a SCUD Missile attack on February 25, 1991

One Swell Job!
The Story of the 970th QM Service Company WWII

Mettle without Medals
The Story of the
4009th QM Truck Company WWII

Other Resources
(Note: All WWW addresses were verified as live before this page was posted. Keep in mind that web addresses change and disappear without notice.)

The US Army Heritage & Education Center at Carlisle Barracks, PA. They may by chance have something on your unit in their extensive archives. Their website is at:

The National Archives, their address is: Textural Reference Branch, National Archives, Room 2600, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001.   the National Archives website is at:

Records of the Office of the Quartermaster General
(National Archives Records Group 92)

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Last Update:  Wednesday, November 26, 2008

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