This Week In Quartermaster History 
Compiled by the
U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps Historian
Fort Lee, Virginia

1-7 Jan
Valley Forge - 1777
8-14 Jan
McNamara Reorganizes Army -1961
15-21 Jan
Malmedy Massacre Grave Registration - 1945
22-28 Jan
Aerial Resupply in the Korean War - 1951
29 Jan - 4 Feb
Blizzard Destroys Theater - 1921
5 Feb - 11 Feb
Gold Star Mothers Pilgrimages - 1930
12 - 18 Feb
Allied Seizure of  Marshall Islands - 1944
19-25 Feb
14th Quartermaster Detachment - 1991
26 Feb - 3 Mar
QM School Established - 1910
4-10 Mar
Private Watson-Medal of Honor - 1943
11-17 Mar
Punitive Expedition to Mexico - 1916
18-24 Mar
Civilian Conservation Corps - 1933
25-31 March
City Point -Civil War - 1865
1-7 April
Mississippi Valley Flood - 1927
8-14 April
Bataan - LTC Kalakuka -
1942
15-21 April
San Francisco Earthquake - 1906
22-28 April
Operation TIGER - 1944
29 April - 5 May
Depot at Yorktown - 1862
6-12 May
BG Jesup "Father of the Corps" - 1818
13-19 May
QM OCS Vietnam -1966
20-26 May
QM Rigger School - 1951
27 May - 2 June
WWII & Korean Unknown Soldiers - 1958
3-9 June
Crosses at Normandy - 1944
10- 16 June
Quartermaster Corps Birthday - 1775

17-23 June

24-30 June
QM Heroism at Little Big Horn - 1876
1-7 July
The 49 Star National Flag - 1959
8-15 July
Gettysburg 50th Anniv - 1913
15-21 July
National Cemetery System - 1862
22-28 July
Mount McKinley Expedition - 1943

29 July - 3 Aug

4-11 Aug
Institute of Heraldry Established  - 1960
12-18 Aug
Thomas Mifflin
1st QM General - 1775
19-25 Aug
Hurricane Andrew Relief - 1992
26 Aug-1 Sep
Great Camel Experiment - 1856
2-8 Sep
QM Branch Insignia - 1896
9-15 Sep
Red Ball Express - 1944
16-22 Sept
William McKinley at Antietam - 1862
23-29 Sep
Colonel Charles C. Pierce
"Father of Mortuary Affairs" - 1917
30 Sep - 6 Oct
Sergeant  Lumpkin
WWI DSC recipient - 1918
7-13 October
Lieutenant Colonel  Batchelder
Medal of Honor 
Civil War -1863
14-20 October
The Quartermaster Marching Song - 1959
20-27 October
Coffee in Army Rations - 1832
28 October - 3 November
Opening of the Union "Cracker Line" - 1863
4-10 November
St Clair's Defeat in the Old Northwest - 1791
11-17 November
WWI Unknown US Soldier Selected - 1921
18-24 November
New Combat Boot -1943
25 November- 1 December
Camp Lee Construction Begins -1940
2-8 December
Chicago Subsistence School Opens - 1944
9-15 December
Gander Crash Recovery - 1985
16-22 December
Gen Goethals Reorganizes Military Supply System  - 1917


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