Wayne J. Moe

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Wayne J. Moe

Wayne J. Moe

Colonel Wayne J. Moe was called to active federal service with the 34th Infantry Division, Minnesota National Guard, in 1941. He attended OCS and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant of Infantry in June 1942. His principal duty assignments include service in Europe in World War II as a rifle company commander and service in the Korean War 1951-1952 with the 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Division in various assignments; instructor, Combined Arms Branch, Army Medical Service School 1954-1957; Command of the 3rd Armored Rifle Battalion, 50th Infantry in Germany 1958-1960; Investigations Branch, DA IG 1960-1964; U.S. Army Attache, Finland 1965-1968; PMS 1968-1970; and Assistant Deputy Senior Advisor I Corps (ARepublic of Vietnam), Vietnam 1970-1971. | Colonel Moe has a BS degree from the University of Maryland and attended the Command and General Staff College. | His awards and decorations include: the Combat Infantryman Badge 2nd Award, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star w/2 oak leaf Clusters and V device, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal with oak leaf Cluster, Purple Heart and various other U.S. service medals and foreign decorations.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1972

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00598