Moore visiting the U.S. Military Academy in May 2010
|Birth name||Harold Gregory Moore Jr.|
February 13, 1922|
Bardstown, Kentucky, U.S.
|Died||February 10, 2017
Auburn, Alabama, U.S.
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1945–1977|
|Commands held||1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment
7th Infantry Division
Fort Ord Army Training Center
Military Personnel Records Center
|Awards||Distinguished Service Cross
Army Distinguished Service Medal
Legion of Merit
Bronze Star (4, of which 2 for valor)
Air Medal (9)
|Relations||Julia Compton Moore|
Executive Vice-President of the Crested Butte Ski Area, Colorado
Harold Gregory "Hal" Moore Jr. (February 13, 1922 – February 10, 2017) was a lieutenant general in the United States Army. He was also an author. Moore was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, which is the second highest military honor of the United States Army.
Moore was born in Bardstown, Kentucky. He graduated from the Military Academy in 1945. He was the first of his class to be promoted to brigadier general, major general, and lieutenant general. He fought during the Korean War and Vietnam War.
References[change | change source]
- Kochak, Jacque (May 16, 2008). "A General's Spiritual Journey". The Auburn Villager. http://www.auburnvillager.com/story_1210968471015889_20080516-%27A-General%27s-Spiritual-Journey%27.html. Retrieved September 15, 2011.