Colonel Douglas E. Moore served in the United
States Army for 30 years from February 1959 until
March 1989 with overseas tours in Germany,
Japan, and two tours in Vietnam.
Other than his several years as a Dust Off medical
evacuation helicopter pilot, he commanded a
battalion in the 82nd Airborne Division and a
brigade at Fort Lewis, Washington. While at Fort
Lewis, he served as Air Mission Commander for the
massive search and rescue effort following the
eruption of Mount Saint Helens in May of 1980.
He also spent several years at the Pentagon where
he served with the Department of the Army
Inspector General Agency as Team Chief of a
worldwide Army inspection team. He later retired
as Executive Officer for the Army Surgeon General.
His awards and decorations include the following:
-Distinguished Service Cross -Distinguished Service Medal -Distinguished Flying Cross (two awards) -Bronze Star -Purple Heart -Air Medal (thirty-three awards)
Colonel Moore was inducted into the Dust Off Hall
of Fame, ROTC Hall of Fame, and the Army
Aviation Association of America Hall of Fame.