Norman A. Moffett
Colonel Norman A. Moffett was commissioned as an Ordnance Officer after graduation of the Officer Candidate School, 23 April, 1953. Colonel Moffett’s first duty assignment was as Company Commander and Aide-de-Camp, U.S. Army Guided Missle Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. He then integrated into the Regular Army as an Infantry Officer. | After integrating, his subsequent duty assignments include: Stock Control Officer, Camp Kure, Japan; Company Commander, 2nd BN 7th Cavalry, Adj Camp Otsu, Japan; Commander, Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Petroleum Depot, Yokohoma, Japan; Officer, Ranger Department, U.S. Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia; Commander, B Company 2nd BN 12th IN, Fort Riley, Kansas; Commander, B Company 1st BN 31st IN, 7th IN Division, Korea; Advisor, Hawaii Training Center, Infantry and 24th Special Forces Group (ABN) USAR, Hawaii; Assistant Inspector General, Headquarters 1st Cavalry Division, Vietnam, Executive Officer, 2nd BN 5th Cavalry Regiment 1st Cavalry Division, Vietnam; Deputy Executive Officer, U.S. Army Audit Agency, Washington D.C.; Assistant Chief of Staff, G1 1st Cavalry Division, Vietnam; Commander, 1st BN 12th Cavalry 1st Cavalry Division, Vietnam; Unconventional Warfare Plans Officer, USAtlantic Command; Unconventional Warfare Plans Officer, United Nations Command/U.S. Forces, Korea; Senior Advisor, 104th Division, U.S. Army Reserve; Director, Combat Developments JFK Center for Special Warfare, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; and Commander, Special Operations Task Force Europe. | His military awards and decorations include: Silver Star, Legion of Merit (1Oak Leaf Cluster), Bronze Star Medal (with V device), Bronze Star Medal (5Oak Leaf Cluster), Meritorious Service Medal (1Oak Leaf Cluster), Air medal (with V device), Air Medal (24Oak Leaf Cluster), Distinguished Flying Cross, Army Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal (1Oak Leaf Cluster), Good Conduct Medal, Aircraft Crewman Badge, Master Parachute Badge, Ranger ARC tab, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal (with 60 device), Vietnam Service medal (with 6 service stars), four overseas bars, Joint Service Commendation Medal (1Oak Leaf Cluster), Combat Infantryman Badge, Valorous Unit Award (1Oak Leaf Cluster), Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry (with silver star), Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry (with palm 5th award), Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Honor Medal 1st Class, Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation Badge, Defense Superior Service Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon, and Army Service Ribbon. He also graduated a Distinguished Graduate of the USAF Air War College in 1975. | Colonel Moffett retired after having served 30+ years of commissioned service and 3 years of enlisted service.