Brigadier General Scott G. West served as the Commanding General of the United States Army Quartermaster Center and School and the 48th Quartermaster General of the Army from 16 May 2003 - 11 August 2005.
He was commissioned in the United States Army
in June of 1976 following graduation from Eastern Washington University
with a BA in History. His military education includes the Quartermaster
Officer Basic and Advance Courses, Army Command and General Staff College
and the Industrial College of the Armed Forces. His civilian education
includes a MS in Logistics Management from Florida Institute of Technology
and a MS in National Resource Management from the National Defense
BG West has had several command positions, including 706th Main Support Battalion, 6th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska; and the 46th Corps Support Group (Airborne) at Fort Bragg. Additionally, he commanded the Joint Logistics Command in Joint Task Force Aguila during humanitarian assistance operations in Central America following Hurricane Mitch in 1998-99.
During his assignment as Quartermaster General, BG
West deployed to Iraq serving at the C-4, Multi-National Force-Iraq,
during Operation Iraqi Freedom from July 2003 to July 2004.
General West was inducted as
Distinguished Member of the
Quartermaster Regiment in 2003.