Thomas Hinman Moorer


Admiral Thomas H. Moorer, a native of Eufaula, was a highly decorated Navy combat pilot and military strategist who was a veteran of World War II, the Korean conflict and the Vietnam War. He served as commander of both the Pacific Fleet and the U. S. Supreme Allied Commander, NATO Atlantic Fleet. He also served as the Chief of Naval Operations from 1967-70 followed by two terms as the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1970-74.