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April 5, 1992 | MATT LAIT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lt. Gen. Royal N. Moore Jr., commander of nearly two-thirds of the Marine Corps' fighting force, has submitted his resignation after a reprimand by Pentagon officials who discovered that he falsified a flight test and then lied about his actions. Moore, the top Marine aviator during the Persian Gulf War, had a junior officer take a substantial portion of a flight test that qualified him to fly a particular aircraft and then passed it off as his own work, said Maj.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 5, 1992 | MATT LAIT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lt. Gen. Royal N. Moore Jr., commander of nearly two-thirds of the Marine Corps' fighting force, has submitted his resignation after a reprimand by Pentagon officials who discovered that he falsified a flight test and then lied about his actions. Moore, the top Marine aviator during the Persian Gulf War, had a junior officer take a substantial portion of a flight test that qualified him to fly a particular aircraft and then passed it off as his own work, said Maj.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 5, 1991 | GEORGE FRANK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Maj. Gen. Royal N. Moore Jr., one of the top commanders in the Gulf War, returned home from the Middle East at the command of a sleek fighter jet Thursday and told a crowd of well-wishers that "if there is anything close to a just war, this is probably a just war." "I think very simply stated, we went, we saw, we destroyed and we came home," Moore said after climbing from the cockpit of his gray F/A-18 Hornet. "I had an opportunity to see what Saddam Hussein's troops did in Kuwait.
NEWS
August 19, 1989 | GEORGE FRANK, Times Staff Writer
The top job in the Marine Corps 3rd Aircraft Wing in El Toro changed hands Friday, as Maj. Gen. Donald E.P. Miller officially turned over $50 billion worth of fighter planes and helicopters and thousands of Marines to his successor, Maj. Gen. Royal N. Moore Jr. The change-of-command ceremony under a bright morning sun at El Toro Marine Corps Air Station took more than an hour and was attended by about 2,000 people, including County Supervisors Thomas F.
NEWS
March 4, 1991 | GEORGE FRANK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Maj. Gen. Royal N. Moore Jr., commander of the El Toro-based 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, said in an interview Sunday that he "couldn't be more proud" of the pilots and their crews from Tustin, El Toro and the rest of the Marine Corps. "They were told to do a job and they did just that," said Moore, who is in charge of all Marine air power in the Persian Gulf. "I couldn't be more proud of the wing.
NEWS
May 19, 1991 | GEORGE FRANK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It was nearly two months after the cease-fire and weeks after the top Marine aviator in the Gulf War had returned home when his wife finally confronted him. "I am mad at you for flying those missions," Pat Moore told her husband, Maj. Gen. Royal N. Moore Jr. "What would have happened if you had been killed?" Moore, commander of the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing at El Toro, flew more than a dozen combat missions during the war--a decision he made, he said, because "you lead from the front."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 7, 1989 | GEORGE FRANK, Times Staff Writer
Maj. Gen. Donald E.P. Miller, Orange County's top military leader as base and wing commander at El Toro Marine Corps Air Station, is being transferred to Marine headquarters in Washington, officials said Thursday. Miller, 54, was named commanding general of El Toro on June 30, 1986, after spending nearly two years as director of public affairs in Washington under Gen. P.X. Kelley, then-commandant of the Marines.
NEWS
April 5, 1992
Lt. Gen. Royal N. Moore Jr., commander of nearly two-thirds of the Marine Corps' fighting force, has submitted his resignation after a reprimand by Pentagon officials who discovered that he falsified a flight test and lied about his actions. Moore, the top Marine aviator during the Persian Gulf War, had a junior officer take a substantial portion of a flight test that qualified him for a particular aircraft and passed it on as his own work, said Maj. Nancy LaLuntas, a Marine spokeswoman.
NEWS
April 5, 1992
Lt. Gen. Royal N. Moore Jr., commander of nearly two-thirds of the Marine Corps' fighting force, has submitted his resignation after a reprimand by Pentagon officials who discovered that he falsified a flight test and lied about his actions. Moore, the top Marine aviator during the Persian Gulf War, had a junior officer take a substantial portion of a flight test that qualified him for a particular aircraft and passed it on as his own work, said Maj. Nancy LaLuntas, a Marine spokeswoman.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 20, 1991 | GEORGE FRANK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Maj. Gen. Royal N. Moore Jr., the top Marine aviator in the Persian Gulf War and commander of the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, will be promoted to lieutenant general and given the largest field command in the Marine Corps, it was announced Wednesday. In August, Moore, 56, will step down as head of the El Toro-based Marine aircraft wing to take over the 60,000-member Fleet Marine Force Pacific, headquartered in Hawaii at Camp H. M. Smith, near Pearl Harbor on the island of Oahu. Maj. Gen. Harold W.
NEWS
May 19, 1991 | GEORGE FRANK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It was nearly two months after the cease-fire and weeks after the top Marine aviator in the Gulf War had returned home when his wife finally confronted him. "I am mad at you for flying those missions," Pat Moore told her husband, Maj. Gen. Royal N. Moore Jr. "What would have happened if you had been killed?" Moore, commander of the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing at El Toro, flew more than a dozen combat missions during the war--a decision he made, he said, because "you lead from the front."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 5, 1991 | GEORGE FRANK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Maj. Gen. Royal N. Moore Jr., one of the top commanders in the Gulf War, returned home from the Middle East at the command of a sleek fighter jet Thursday and told a crowd of well-wishers that "if there is anything close to a just war, this is probably a just war." "I think very simply stated, we went, we saw, we destroyed and we came home," Moore said after climbing from the cockpit of his gray F/A-18 Hornet. "I had an opportunity to see what Saddam Hussein's troops did in Kuwait.
NEWS
March 4, 1991 | GEORGE FRANK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Maj. Gen. Royal N. Moore Jr., commander of the El Toro-based 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, said in an interview Sunday that he "couldn't be more proud" of the pilots and their crews from Tustin, El Toro and the rest of the Marine Corps. "They were told to do a job and they did just that," said Moore, who is in charge of all Marine air power in the Persian Gulf. "I couldn't be more proud of the wing.
NEWS
August 19, 1989 | GEORGE FRANK, Times Staff Writer
The top job in the Marine Corps 3rd Aircraft Wing in El Toro changed hands Friday, as Maj. Gen. Donald E.P. Miller officially turned over $50 billion worth of fighter planes and helicopters and thousands of Marines to his successor, Maj. Gen. Royal N. Moore Jr. The change-of-command ceremony under a bright morning sun at El Toro Marine Corps Air Station took more than an hour and was attended by about 2,000 people, including County Supervisors Thomas F.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 20, 1991 | GEORGE FRANK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Maj. Gen. Royal N. Moore Jr., the top Marine aviator in the Persian Gulf War and commander of the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, will be promoted to lieutenant general and given the largest field command in the Marine Corps, it was announced Wednesday. In August, Moore, 56, will step down as head of the El Toro-based Marine aircraft wing to take over the 60,000-member Fleet Marine Force Pacific, headquartered in Hawaii at Camp H. M. Smith, near Pearl Harbor on the island of Oahu. Maj. Gen. Harold W.
NEWS
January 1, 1991 | GEORGE FRANK and ERIC LICHTBLAU, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
From makeshift tent cities in the deserts of Saudi Arabia to the cramped quarters of warships in the Persian Gulf, thousands of Marines and Army troops from Orange County wait for war. The desert is hot and dry by day and cold at night; the food monotonous and numbing. But the most powerful image that Maj.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 7, 1989 | GEORGE FRANK, Times Staff Writer
Maj. Gen. Donald E.P. Miller, Orange County's top military leader as base and wing commander at El Toro Marine Corps Air Station, is being transferred to Marine headquarters in Washington, officials said Thursday. Miller, 54, was named commanding general of El Toro on June 30, 1986, after spending nearly two years as director of public affairs in Washington under Gen. P.X. Kelley, then-commandant of the Marines.
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