Hal Moore and CSM Basil Plumley. These two brave leaders of soldiers were portrayed in the film "We Were Soldiers" by Mel Gibson and Sam Elliott, respectively.
Today, we bid farewell to a great combat leader, patriot and hero. Lt. Gen. Hal Moore passed away today at the age of 94. His extensive military career brought him from West Point, the Korean War and Vietnam. Awarded the Distinguished Service Cross during the battle of Ia Drang in 1965 and his leadership skills on the battlefield earned him the respect from the men that followed him. Rest easy warrior and God speed. #stayzero #zerofoxtrot #hero #warriors #leader #patriot
Lt General Hal Moore, who was Lieutenant Colonel in command of the Battalion, Cavalry Regiment, at the Battle of Ia Drang best known publically for the movie "We were Soldiers" As he is the REAL Deal portrayed by Mel Gibson
Col Hal Moore led US troops in the first helicopter battle in Vietnam. See "We Were Soldiers Once.
We Were Soldiers Once… and young. Command Sergeant Major Basil Plumley and Lieutenant General Hal Moore.
LTC Hal Moore (Commander Battalion Cavalry) and Sgt. Major Basil Plumley, (Sergeant Major of the US Army's Battalion, Cavalry Regimen. -served WWII, Korea and Vietnam) on the day they returned from the Ia Drang battle, - Vietnam War
Task Force Bayonet regrets to inform you that retired Lt. Harold "Hal" Moore, and former Infantry Division Commander, passed away on February 2017 at his home in Auburn, Alabama. Moore commanded the Infantry Division in Korea from May 1970 to March
Hero in our midst: Vietnam War veteran Hal Moore, Army.
Lt. Colonel Hal Moore: I think you oughta get yourself an M-16. Sergeant Major Basil Plumley: Sir, if the time comes I need one, there'll be plenty lying on the ground.
After the battle at LZ X-Ray was over, LTC Hal Moore was given a two-week leave to write his after-action report. Since this battle was conducted under the control of ARVN II Corps Headquarters, a copy of this classified report had been submitted to Colonel Hieu, II Corps Chief of Staff, who orchestrated the entire Pleime-ChuPong-IaDrang campaign. And when it came to Colonel Hieu's turn to write his after action report of the entire campaign
We Were Soldiers
General Hal Moore and Sergeant Major Plumley at Westpoint on May Moore then led the Battalion, U. Cavalry, in the famous battle at Ia Dra.
LTC Hal Moore, Commander of the Battalion, Cavalry, on the radio during the fight for LZ X-Ray in the Ia Drang Valley of Vietnam. Photo extracted from US Army motion picture footage.
Hal Moore wife has a tumor and I sneak John out of jail so he can heal his wife
Lt Hal Moore and CSM Basil Plumley lead members of the Battalion U. Cavalry (Airmobile), the unit portrayed in the film "We Were Soldiers" about the Battle of la Drang on 14 Dec the first battle between U. Forces against the North Vietnamese Army.
Moore’s Leadership Lessons
Left : Lt Col Hal Moore at the Battalion command post in LZ Xray on 15 Nov Harold Gregory "Hal" Moore, Jr. (born February is .