Hal Moore

United States general 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 (1945) to be promoted to brigadier general, major general, and lieutenant general.
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Trump Wishes We Had More Immigrants From Norway. Turns Out We Once Did
NPR - about 1 month
Back in the 19th century, Norwegians began coming to the United States in droves. And they were among the poorest of the poor. (Image credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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‘Mudbound’ Has More To Say About Whiteness In America Than Any Other Trump-Era Movie
Huffington Post - 3 months
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Deutsche Lufthansa Has More Room to Climb
Wall Street Journal - 4 months
Germany’s flagship airline stands to benefit from its competitors’ troubles.
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If You Think Everyone Else Has More Friends, You're Not Alone
NPR - 5 months
Many first-year college students think their peers have more friends than they do, a study finds. But that can actually help motivate students to make new connections. (Image credit: Tim Ellis/Ikon Images/Getty Images)
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Target's New Women's Line Has More Sizes Than Ever Before
Huffington Post - 6 months
It's about time.
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Facebook, Up 40% in a Year, Has More Upside
Wall Street Journal - 7 months
Facebook’s problem: too much demand from advertisers. Solution: expand platforms like Messenger and Instagram. And invest heavily in video.
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Not Just the FANGs: China's Tech Rally Has More Bite
Wall Street Journal - 9 months
Facebook, Amazon.com, Netflix and Google parent Alphabet have each gained more than 20% so far this year, but China’s Tencent and Alibaba are motoring at an even faster pace.
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G.I. Joe, It Turns Out, Had More Than One Father
NYTimes - 9 months
Stan Weston, who died on May 1, was credited as the creative force behind the action figure, but Lawrence Reiner, who died in 2001, also played a significant role.
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Jesse Hale Moore On World Cafe
NPR - 10 months
The Philly singer's falsetto-laden debut album, Green End, is a meditation on heartbreak — but he performs it now with a heart repaired. (Image credit: Courtesy of the artist)
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‘Blade Runner 2049’ Trailer: The Gorgeous New Spot Has More Questions Than Answers
NYTimes - 10 months
The “Blade Runner 2049” trailer shows more than it tells — but what a beautiful show.
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Apple Has More Room to Grow
Wall Street Journal - 10 months
Apple’s shares are expected to continue rallying ahead of the release of the highly anticipated new iPhone later this year.
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Bach’s ‘St. John Passion’ Has More Humanity Than Anti-Semitism
NYTimes - 10 months
The “St. John” has been accused of fanning bigotry, but judging from recent performances and recordings, it has much to teach us today.
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School Nixes Teen’s Dream Of Giving Grandma Prom She Never Had
The Huffington Post - 11 months
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World Cafe Next: Jesse Hale Moore
NPR - about 1 year
The Philadelphian's forthcoming debut album shows off his soulful falsetto and subtle songwriting. Hear two songs. (Image credit: Courtesy of the artist)
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Lt. Gen. Hal Moore dies at 94; depicted in film 'We Were Soldiers'
Chicago Times - about 1 year
Retired Lt. Gen. Harold G. "Hal" Moore, the American hero known for saving most of his men in the first major battle between the U.S. and North Vietnamese armies, has died. He was 94. Joseph Galloway, who with Moore co-authored the book "We Were Soldiers Once ... and Young," confirmed Saturday...
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Baby Lizard Chased By Snakes Is Every Nightmare You've Ever Had
Huffington Post - over 1 year
More gripping than a Hollywood drama, the life-or-death stakes in this new BBC clip are all too real.  Watch as a baby lizard gives a snake the slip, only to find itself being chased by what looks like dozens of other serpents on Fernandina Island in the Galapagos. The clip, which shows a hatchling iguana being pursued by racer snakes, is from the BBC’s “Planet Earth 2” series.   Check it out above. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
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Senator Pacquiao Has More Left to Prove in the Ring
Wall Street Journal - over 1 year
The boxing legend breaks from his retirement to fight Jessie Vargas for the WBO belt on Saturday—and there’s no indication he’s stopping there
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Hal Moore
  • 2013
    Age 91
    In 2013, author Mike Guardia published the first full-length biography of Moore's life and career titled Hal Moore: A Soldier Once and Always.
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  • 2009
    Age 87
    In June 2009, the 87-year-old Moore attended the formal opening of the National Infantry Museum in Columbus, Georgia.
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  • 1977
    Age 55
    After his retirement in 1977, Moore served as the Executive President of the Crested Butte Ski Area, Colorado.
    Moore retired from the Army August 1, 1977 after completing thirty two years of active service.
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  • 1973
    Age 51
    In August 1973, Moore was assigned as Commanding General, US Army Military Personnel Center (MILPERCEN), and in 1974 he was appointed Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel, Department of the Army; his last assignment before leaving the Army.
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  • 1971
    Age 49
    As Commanding General of the Army Training Center at Fort Ord, California in 1971-1973, he oversaw extensive experimentation in adapting basic and advanced individual training under Project VOLAR in preparation for the end of conscription and the institution of the Modern Volunteer Army.
  • 1970
    Age 48
    Shortly after becoming Commanding General of the 7th Infantry Division Moore was promoted to major general in 1970 and he and his family moved to Camp Casey, South Korea.
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  • 1969
    Age 47
    In July 1969, he was assigned as Assistant Chief-of-Staff, Operations and Plans of the Eighth Army in South Korea where tensions were high from incidents along the demilitarized zone and drug use and racism among Eighth Army troops were at an all-time high.
  • 1968
    Age 46
    On August 31, 1968 Moore was promoted to the rank of brigadier general.
    After his service in the Vietnam War, Moore served at the Pentagon as the military liaison to the Assistant Secretary for International affairs in the Office of Under Secretary of Defense. In his next assignment the Army sent him to Harvard University to get his master's degree in international studies which he completed in 1968.
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  • 1965
    Age 43
    Beginning on November 14, 1965, Moore led his battalion in the week-long Battle of Ia Drang.
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    On July 28, 1965 President Lyndon Johnson announced that he was sending "the Airmobile Division to Vietnam".
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  • 1964
    Age 42
    In 1964, now a lieutenant colonel, Moore completed the course of study at the Naval War College, while earning a master's degree in International Relations from George Washington University.
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  • 1960
    Age 38
    Following graduation from the Armed Forces Staff College at Norfolk, Virginia in 1960 Moore served a three-year tour as NATO Plans Officer with Headquarters, Allied Forces Northern Europe in Oslo, Norway.
  • 1956
    Age 34
    Moore was assigned to attend the year-long student course at the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas in 1956.
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  • 1954
    Age 32
    In 1954, Moore returned to West Point and served for three years as an instructor in infantry tactics.
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  • 1952
    Age 30
    In June 1952 Moore was assigned to the 17th Infantry Regiment of the 7th Infantry Division during the Korean War.
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  • 1951
    Age 29
    He was ordered to Fort Benning in 1951 to attend the Infantry Officer's Advanced Course, which would prepare him to command a company or to serve on a battalion staff.
  • 1948
    Age 26
    He volunteered to join the Airborne Test Section, a special unit testing experimental parachutes, and he made the first of some 150 jumps with the section over the next two years on November 17, 1948.
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    In June 1948 he was reassigned to the 82nd Airborne Division, at Fort Bragg.
  • 1945
    Age 23
    His first assignment out of jump school was with the 187th Glider Infantry Regiment at Camp Crawford near Sapporo, Japan from 1945 until 1948.
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    Moore graduated from West Point on June 5, 1945 and he was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the infantry branch.
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  • 1942
    Age 20
    Although Moore did well in most of his classes, he was academically deficient in the required math subjects and he had to redouble his efforts to absorb the engineering, physics and chemistry, often studying two or three hours past lights out to memorize the material.Moore and Galloway (2008), p. 162 During the fall of 1942 his class received the news that because of the war his class would graduate in three years rather than the usual four years.
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    Moore received his appointment to the U.S. Military Academy shortly after the United States entered into World War II. He reported to West Point for "Reception Day" on July 15, 1942, and the summer training referred to as "Beast Barracks" held before the formal academic school term took up in the fall.Moore and Galloway (2008), p. 73 During his plebe summer at Pine Camp, he qualified expert on the M-1 Garand rifle and was the top scorer in his company.
  • 1940
    Age 18
    Moore finished high school at night while working days and graduated from St. Joseph Preparatory School in Bardstown with the class of 1940.
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  • 1922
    Age 0
    Moore was born on February 13, 1922, in Bardstown, Kentucky, the eldest of four children born to Harold, Sr. and Mary (Crume) Moore.
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