James D. Moore installed as 2019-20 American Legion Commander
James D. Moore, a member of American Legion Post 94 in Snow Hill was elected State Commander of the 36,000 member American Legion Department of North Carolina at ceremonies in Raleigh on June 8, 2019. Moore was sworn in by Past Department Commander Richard Neville of Clayton, NC.
A proud Airman in the United State Air Force and Soldier in the Army National Guard, Commander Moore served in the US Air Force (Active Duty, Reserve and ANG) from 1960-1969, and in the Army National Guard (Active and Reserve) from 1982-2000. James worked for the United Parcel Service from 1969-1979.
Commander Moore has served The American Legion Department of North Carolina in a variety of positions. He was Post Commander 2007-2008 & 2013-2014, District Vice Commander 2008-2009, District Commander 2011-2013, and Division II Commander 2009-2010. He has also served as the Chairman of the Membership Committee 2010-2011, Vice Chairman of Membership 2011-2012, Chairman of the Americanism Commission 2013-2014, Vice Chairman of Leadership and Development 2013-2016, Chairman District 7 Veterans Walk 2015-2018. He was appointed to the National Security Council in 2016, serving in that position until 2018. In 2013 he was assigned as the Legislative Liaison to Congressman G.K. Butterfield. Commander Moore is a 2009 graduate of National Legion College.
James and his wife Francine, along with son Ramon and Daughter-in-law Andrea, three grandchildren, Shakima, Sherelle, and Jonathan, two great grandchildren, Levi and William are looking forward to their year of service to the Legion Family of North Carolina.
Welcome Aboard, James!