Fort Lee

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Overview
Fort Lee, located adjacent to the Petersburg Civil War Battlefield, is the designated Home of the United States Army Quartermaster Corps. The first Camp Lee, established as a National Army Cantonment in 1917, trained the 80th Division for service in France. In 1940, Camp Lee was reestablished, and since World War II, has trained hundreds of thousands of Quartermasters, whose numerous skills include military supply, water and petroleum operations, Army field feeding, and parachute rigging for "supply by sky." Fort Lee is also the home of the Defense Commissary Agency and the Army Logistics Management College, which provides advanced schooling for Armed Forces logisticians. For over 60 years, Fort Lee has played a vital role ensuring that America's Army is the best-equipped and most well-supported army in the world.
Details
ISBN: 9780738515243
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Date:
State: Virginia
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Author
Co-authors Tim O'Gorman and Dr. Steve Anders have chronicled the fascinating history of Fort Lee through a compilation of over 200 vintage photographs, many of which have never been published. Tim O' Gorman has been the director of the Quartermaster Museum since 1993 and has held numerous positions in state, local, and federal museums for over 20 years. Dr. Anders has been the Quartermaster Center and School Command Historian since 1984, and serves as an instructor, archivist, and member of the Command Staff at Fort Lee.