“You won’t read or hear of a more beloved and dedicated officer and soldier than Lt. Gen. Moore,” said Gen. Robert Abrams, commander of U.S. Army Forces Command. “He was a combat infantryman known for his courage, bravery and deep love for soldiers.
Don McNelly was 86 when he completed his 700th marathon, eventually reaching his goal with marathon No. 744, the same number of his Navy destroyer in the Pacific during World War II. He started running marathons after a friend died of a heart attack.
Capt. John S. "Jack" Slaughter, a retired career naval officer who at his death was the last surviving member of the Naval Academy Class of 1937, died Feb.1 in Baltimore of complications from a fall. He was 103.
Leonard H. Perroots, an Air Force lieutenant general who directed the Defense Intelligence Agency from 1985 to 1988 and helped oversee efforts to locate Vietnam War servicemen who were still missing in action a decade after the conflict ended, died Jan. 29.
Martha E. Williamson Frye of Latrobe died of cancer Sunday. She was 81. She spent the Korean War as a communication specialist with the Air Force until her marriage. But she never gave up the military lifestyle.
Maj. Stillman Vaughan “Bud” Taylor, Jr., a Texas Longhorns fan, master of crossword puzzles, golfer and proud Red River Rat, a member of the Red River Valley Fighter Pilots Association, died Jan. 8 from respiratory complications. He was 86.