Moore, Harold G(regory), (Jr.)
MOORE, Harold G(regory), (Jr.)
MOORE, Harold G(regory), (Jr.). American, b. 1922. Genres: History, Human relations/Parenting, Writing/Journalism. Career: U.S. Army, 1945- 77. Commissioned second lieutenant, 1945, promoted to lieutenant general, 1974. Commander of two infantry companies in the Korean War, 1952-53; faculty member, U.S. Military Academy, 1953-56; operations officer, NATO Headquarters for Allied Forces in Northern Europe, Oslo, Norway, 1960-63; battalion commanding officer in the United States, 1964-65; served in the Vietnam War as battalion commanding officer in the Seventh Cavalry Regiment of the First Cavalry Division, 1965, and as commanding officer of the Third Brigade of the First Cavalry Division, 1965-66; assistant chief of staff for plans and operations, Eighth Army, South Korea, 1969-70; commanding general of Seventh Infantry Division, South Korea, 1970-71, Army Training Center, Fort Ord, CA, 1971-73, and Army Military Personnel Center, Alexandria, VA, 1973-74; deputy chief of staff for personnel, department of the Army, 1974-77, lieutenant general, retired 1977. Executive vice-president of a ski resort in Colorado, 1977-81; founder of a computer software company, 1986. Publications: (with J.M. Tuten) Building a Volunteer Army: The Fort Ord Contribution, 1975; (with J.L. Galloway) We Were Soldiers Once…and Young: Ia Drang-The Battle That Changed the War in Vietnam, 1992.