Colonel Moore serves as the Senior Reserve Advisor for Marine Air Control Group 48 (MACG-48) and is a member of the Marine Corps Reserve Policy Board (MCRPB).
A native of Cincinnati, OH, he graduated from the University of Virginia and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in 1995. Following The Basic School (Alpha 1-96) and flight training, he was designated a Naval Aviator in 1998 and selected to fly the AV-8B Harrier.
In 1999, Captain Moore reported to Marine Aircraft Group 13 in Yuma, AZ, for duties as a Harrier pilot and was assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 513 (VMA-513). In 2000, Captain Moore was transferred to MCAS Miramar, San Diego, CA, to serve as the aide-de-camp for the Commanding General of 3d Marine Aircraft Wing.
In 2002, Captain Moore returned to Yuma, AZ, for duties as a Harrier pilot, and was assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 214 (VMA-214). In 2003, Captain Moore deployed to Al Jaber Air Base, Kuwait, flying combat missions during Operation Iraqi Freedom, providing offensive air support for the 1st Marine Division’s “March to Baghdad.” From 2004-2005, Captain Moore deployed with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) to Al Asad Air Base, Iraq, again flying combat missions in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, including the Battle of Fallujah - Operation Phantom Fury.
In 2005, Major Moore was assigned to MCAS Miramar Headquarters Squadron in San Diego, CA. While there, he flew the UC-35 Cessna Citation, providing operational support as a VMR Detachment Miramar pilot. In 2007, following twelve years of active duty service, Major Moore transferred to the Marine Corps Reserve and was assigned to VMR Detachment Belle Chasse in New Orleans, LA.
In 2008, Major Moore was activated to attend the Naval War College in Newport, RI, completing the resident course and earning a master’s degree in National Security and Strategic Studies. Following graduation, he was selected to participate in the Congressional Fellowship Program, and for the 2010 session of Congress, Major Moore served as the military advisor to a United States Senator, supporting portfolios for the Senate Armed Services and Homeland Security Committees.
In 2011, Lieutenant Colonel Moore was selected to be the first commanding officer of Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 4 (VMU-4). In February 2011, the squadron was formally activated and he served as the commanding officer until February 2013.
From March 2013 until September 2013, Lieutenant Colonel Moore was activated to serve as the MACG-48 Executive Officer. Following this activation, he joined the Aviation Command and Control Team (AC2T), serving as a Deputy Marine Liaison (MARLO) for three years. In August 2016, he assumed his current billet at MACG-48.