George H. Moore

MOORE,GEORGE
George H. Moore

George H. Moore

Colonel George H. Moore was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in 1943. Colonel Moore’s first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 91st Infantry Division, Italy World War II. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company Commander, 2nd Infantry Division, Korea; Company Commander/ Staff Officer, 25th Infantry Division, Hawaii; Headquarters Commandant, 3rd Army, Fort McPherson, Georgia; Training Center Commander, 31st Infantry Division, Hawaii; Headquarters Commandant, Fort Rucker, Alabama; Advisor to South Vietnamese Army, Vietnam; Senior Advisor, 167th Infantry Regiment (NG), Selma, Alabama; Underground Headquarters Advisor, NATO, Izmir, Turkey; and Senior Advisor, Headquarters 30th Brigade (NG), Clinton, North Carolina. | Colonel Moore's military awards and decorations include: European African Middle eastern Campaign Medal-(3 Bronze Medal), American Theater Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Alabama Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (2Oak Leaf Cluster), Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal (1Silver Star), National Defense Service Medal (1Oak Leaf Cluster), Combat Infantryman Badge, Legion of Merit, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Bronze Star Medal (1Oak Leaf Cluster), Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal and Meritorious Service Medal. | Colonel Moore retired from military service in 1971.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Meritorious Service Medal

  • Year Inducted

    2011

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_02549