benjaminfrank_hom <b.hom@...>

Two more clarifications:

Gene Green wrote:
"In searching through the ORERs for another project I came across
USQX - the Q is for the Quartermaster Corps which was the Army's
supply arm in the early days."

The Quartemaster Corps still is the supply arm for the US Army:

"Later the Ordinance Corps was split off the Quartermaster Corps.
Ordinance supplies weapons, ammunition, vehicles and POL (petroleum,
oils & lubricants)."

It's not "ordinance", it's "ORDNANCE". An "ordinance" is a
law. "Ordnance" is what you can use to enforce the law.

Ben Hom

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