US Army Quartermaster Foundation
Fort Lee, Virginia


General
Richard H. Thompson

Quartermaster Hall of Fame
1991

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General Richard H. Thompson began his 42-year term as an enlisted soldier and became the first Quartermaster Officer in the Corps' 200-year history to hold the rank of full General while still on active duty. He also was the first commander of the Troop Support and Aviation Materiel Readiness Command. General Thompson was one of the principal architects in the buildup and modernization during the Post-Vietnam Era "logistics Revolution" of the 1980s.

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