Army Quartermaster Corps Officer Pair
Quartermasters in the Army oversee and are responsible for equipment, materials, and systems are available and functioning for missions and operations. Quartermasters also provides supplies and support for soldiers.
Quartermasters must pass the Quartermaster Officer Basic Course and must take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery.
Sold as a pair.
Quartermaster Branch Insignia: A gold color eagle with wings spread perched on a wheel with a blue felloe set with thirteen gold stars, having thirteen gold spokes and the hub white with a red center; superimposed on the wheel a gold sword and key crossed diagonally hilt and bow up. The insignia is 3/4 inches in height.
The insignia of the Quartermaster Department was approved in 1895. The design was retained when the Corps was established in 1912. After World War I, the earlier design, with the eagle’s head superimposed on one wing, was changed to depict the head above the wings. The wagon wheel is symbolic of transportation and symbolize the original colonies and the origin of the Corps during the Revolutionary War. The sword, indicative of the military forces, and the key, alluding to storekeeping functions, symbolizes the control of military supplies by the Quartermaster Corps. The eagle symbolizes our nation; red, white, and blue are the national colors.
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