Hal Moore

Military Person

1922 –

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Who is Hal Moore?

Harold Gregory "Hal" Moore, Jr. is a retired lieutenant general in the United States Army and author. Moore is a recipient of the Distinguished Service Cross, which is the second highest military decoration of the United States Army, and was the first of his West Point class to be promoted to brigadier general, major general, and lieutenant general.

He is best known as the Lieutenant Colonel in command of the 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, at the Battle of Ia Drang, in 1965 during the Vietnam War; today, he is the "honorary colonel" of the Regiment.

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Born
Feb 13, 1922
Kentucky
Also known as
  • Harold G. Moore
Spouses
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • United States of America
Education
  • United States Military Academy
  • Harvard University
  • George Washington University
Lived in
  • Kentucky

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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