Q: Is quartermaster a military or naval term? ¶
A: Yes, and the meaning of which depends on the country and service.
Q: Was quartermaster responsible for intelligence operations in the Imperial Russian Army? ¶
Q: Is quartermaster generally a relatively senior soldier who supervises stores and distributes supplies and provisions? ¶
Q: Is quartermaster done by a qualified navigation electronics technician? ¶
A: Yes, Along with the job of a Navy surface QM, NAV-ET's are also responsible for electronic systems that deal with navigation, internal communications, atmosphere monitoring, ship's entertainment systems, re-circulatory air systems and remote valve indication or manipulation.
Q: Was quartermaster the senior NCO in a British cavalry troop? ¶
A: Yes, In that year, the position was replaced by the new appointment of Troop Sergeant Major, with the cavalry adopting commissioned, regimental Quartermasters as described above.
Q: Is quartermaster the senior member of the gangway staff and is responsible for supervising the boatswain's mate and the security of the brow? ¶
Q: Is quartermaster a petty officer who specializes in navigation? ¶
Q: Is quartermaster the seaman who is functioning as the helmsman? ¶
Q: Is quartermaster also the commander of the battalions support company? ¶
A: Yes, and known as the battalion headquarters company.
Q: Is quartermaster a rank equal to an army sergeant? ¶
Q: Was quartermaster one of the only two Coast Guard enlisted men permitted to hold command of a small boat station? ¶
A: Yes, and with the other enlisted man's "command rating" being the Boatswain's Mate.
Q: Is quartermaster a non-commissioned officer rank? ¶
Q: Are quartermasters identified by wearing a blue-white aiguillette on their left shoulder? ¶
Q: Was quartermaster often granted a veto power by a pirate ship's "Articles of Agreement"? ¶
A: Yes, and in order to create an officer who could counterbalance the powers of the pirate captain.
Q: Is quartermaster assisted by the Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant and a staff of storemen? ¶
Q: Is quartermaster the enlisted member in charge of the watch-to-watch navigation and the maintenance? ¶
A: Yes, and correction, and preparation of nautical charts and navigation publications.