Recent Posts by Rich Moore

We need some help.

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...
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Let us Lead

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...
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True Compassion

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 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,...
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