as of 14 January 2016
Subject: Role of the Quartermaster Warrant Officer- Role to Commander and Role in GCSS-Army Integration
1. Purpose: To provide information on the Quartermaster Warrant Officer (QWO); the role to the Commander; and the role in Integration to GCSS-Army.
2. Warrant Officer Role:
a. The Quartermaster Warrant Officer (QWO) is the Army’s premiere logistics system expert, leader, trainer, mentor, and advisor. They administer, manage, maintain, operate, and integrate Army logistical systems and equipment across the full range of Army operations.
1. The (QWO) is the Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the logistics field. They are the advisors to Command Staff, in the expertise of Logistics, funding, and procurement.
3. QWO to Commander Role:
a. The QWO’s responsibility to his/ her Commander is to advise the Commander on Logistics and Procurement policies and procedures. The QWO is the Commanders SME. The QWO advises and consults the Commander on proper policies and procedures for obtaining, maintaining, and disposition of government property and equipment.
1. The QWO Administers the Command Supply Discipline Program. Trains, develops, and mentors all Army personnel on supply policies, processes, and procedures.
2. The QWO is the primary advisor to the command and supported units on all property accountability and organizational level supply matters.
4. QWO Role in GCSS-Army Integration:
a. GCSS-Army is a real time, web based, single system that contains the functionality associated with the business areas of supply, maintenance, property, and tactical finance. GCSS-Army is an integrated system where users with access and permissions can login and perform their business area missions regardless of their position in the modular structure or location throughout the world.
1. The Role of the QWO during GCSS-Army Integration will be to; ensure accurate property accountability; provide...