Last fall, our Executive Director Dave Landymore asked a group of elementary school kids to greet the person next to them, shake hands, and introduce themselves. He taught them a lesson about community. The unfortunate thing about that is I think those children understood the concept better than most of today’s adults. We are losing...Read more
About: Rich Moore
Rich is a Marine Corps veteran (1999-2003) and current Army officer who grew up in Ohio. He has served in both Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. He is a licensed clinical psychologist who earned his doctoral degree from Loyola University Maryland in 2013. In 2010, Rich and a few fellow veterans founded The 6th Branch and began implementing the idea that the military skill set could be applied to community service. He was T6B's executive director from 2010-2012 and currently serves as co-chairman of the board. He serves on the board of directors of the Veteran Artist Program and is a proud Tillman Military Scholar.
Recent Posts by Rich Moore
Dear friends, As many of you know, some fellow veterans and I founded a nonprofit a few years ago called The 6th Branch. We use the skills and leadership of military veterans to execute aggressive community service initiatives. On October 1st, we launched "Operation:Oliver," an indefinite commitment to Baltimore City's Oliver neighborhood. Oliver is an area...Read more
I am confident that many entities, Baltimore City being one of them, could benefit tremendously from engaging their local veterans, learning from their experiences, and utilizing their leadership. The underutilization of veteran leadership is especially true for Iraq and Afghanistan-era vets. Thanking us for our service and advocating on our behalf are well-intended gestures which...Read more
The following essay was submitted in Governor O'Malley's "Compassionate Marylander" contest. Five nominees will be selected to receive $5,000 for their organization. You can vote by visiting http://www.governor.maryland.gov/stronger.asp and clicking on "VOTE for semi-finalists" in the middle of the page. As a 24 year-old sergeant in the US Marine Corps infantry moments before crossing the border into Iraq,...Read more
Recent Comments by Rich Moore
No comments by Rich Moore yet.