Born in Connecticut on March 4, 1918, General Moody graduated first in the United States Military Academy class of 1941. While serving as Assistant Division Commander, 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) in the Republic of Vietnam he died of a heart attack on March 19, 1967. During his long military career, General Moody was the recipient of the Distinguished Service Medal, the Legion of Merit with two oak leaf clusters, the Air Medal with six oak leaf clusters the Bronze Star Medal, the Army Commendation Medal and the Purple Heart Medal.
His body was returned to the United States where it was interred in Section 3 of Arlington National Cemetery.
Distinguished Service Medal
Legion of Merit
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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