The Quartermaster Center and School
(QMCS) is a subordinate command of the United States Army
's Combined Arms Support Command
and is located at Fort Lee, Virginia
On a buff lozenge shaped field with rounded points, 2 inches (5.08cm) in width and 3 inches (7.62cm) in height overall, a blue (ultramarine) torch with blue flames surmounted by a blue key and blue sword crossed in saltire.
Buff and blue are the colors of the Quartermaster Corps. The key and sword are taken from the Quartermaster Corps insignia. The torch signifies knowledge and alludes to training in Quartermaster.
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for the Quartermaster Training Command on 7 Nov 1956. It was redesignated for the U.S. Army Quartermaster Center and U.S. Army Quartermaster School on 23 Oct 1962. On 24 Nov 1975 the insignia was amended to change the colors of the insignia.
Buff, a bend Azure fimbriated Argent, between in sinister chief the Liberty Bell and in dexter base the Lamp of Knowledge upon a closed book, all Proper (bronze bell, dark oak yoke, black iron bolts and straps; bronze lamp, red flame, blue book with gold lines and edges).
The distinctive insignia is the shield of the coat of arms of the U.S. Army Quartermaster School. The shield is buff, the color of the Quartermaster Corps, which with the blue bend gives the colonial colors and indicates the... Read More