Famed Vietnam veteran Hal Moore dies in Auburn at age 94Matt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Feb 12 2017 12:46 PM
AUBURN, AL (WSFA) -Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant General Harold "Hal" Moore has died at his home in Auburn, according to a release from the Fort Benning Military Base.
Moore, who was two days from celebrating his 95th birthday, was said to have suffered a stroke last week, according to Opelika-Auburn News.
Moore is best known for his actions at the Battle of Ia Drang where he served as a Lieutenant Colonel in command of the 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment. Moore's Battalion was heavily outnumbered and surrounded by North Vietnamese forces during the week-long battle.