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QUARTERMASTER OFFICER Details


OVERVIEW
Quartermaster officers are responsible for making sure equipment, materials and systems are available and functioning for missions. More specifically, the quartermaster officer provides supply support for Soldiers and units in field services, aerial delivery, and material and distribution management.

JOB DUTIES
  • Command and control quartermaster operations and combined Armed Forces during land combat
  • Coordinate employment of quartermaster Soldiers at all levels of command in U.S. and multinational operations


TRAINING
Quartermaster officer training includes completion of the Quartermaster Officer Basic Course, where you will learn leadership skills, tactics, maintenance and operational aspects of weapons and vehicles used in a quartermaster platoon. Your training will take place in classrooms and in the field.

HELPFUL SKILLS
  • Self-discipline
  • Physical fitness
  • Ability to perform under physical and mental pressures
  • Ability to make decisions quickly and on your own


FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS
While there is no directly related job for a quartermaster officer in the civilian world, the leadership skills you gain as an Army officer will help you in many types of civilian careers. An officer in the Army is most closely related to a vital manager in a corporation.