Contributions recognized by a 2004 Alabama Senate Resolution sponsored by 35 Senators
The resolution by the legislature commended her contributions, character and values. The resolution was bipartisan with the legislators reflecting the great breadth of diversity in America – men, women, and race.
Daughter of a career Army officer who served in WW1 and WW2, a single mother with young children during her husband's deployment to the Korean and Vietnam Wars, and mother of two sons who served full careers in the Army during peace and war. She fully understood/experienced the demands and stresses placed on families.
Organized and led the initiative to change casualty notification procedures (telegrams given to taxis to deliver) due to the Army's unpreparedness to manage Vietnam combat casualties.
In the aftermath of the Ia Drang battles, she followed the taxis carrying the casualty notifications to comfort the family. Visited every family to help and attended every local funeral.
She is recognized for her service to Army families in the National Infantry Museum Army Family Display
Army's established the Julia Compton Moore Award in 2005 to recognize soldiers' civilian spouses
Fort Benning honors her service with the "Julia C. Moore Award," awarded to recognize individuals of exemplary service, high standards of ethics and morality, faithfulness to the Army family, and a genuine passion for improving life for Army and soldiers and their families.
Actively participated in and, as a senior Army wife, led programs to support Army families and soldiers.
Contributions recognized in Hal's annual appraisals - "great asset to our own military community and the Army"
Passionately involved in all aspects of Army Community service, including Officer and NCO Wives' Clubs, Advisory Councils, Post Thrift Shops, daycare centers, and Boy and Girl Scouts.
Life-long Red Cross volunteer
Willingly offered compassion to all Army veterans - most notably during the Ia Drang reunions.
She is buried with her husband in the Fort Benning Post cemetery