Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) John R. Moschetti
Assistant Professor, Military History
Instructor for MS 279, 280 and 290.
Lieutenant Colonel Moschetti was born in Richmond Virginia on 30 July 1952. he earned a Bachelor of Arts in History form the Virginia Military Institute in 1975 and a Master of Arts in Education from George Washington University in 1980. Commissioned an Infantry Second Lieutenant in 1975, he is a graduate of the Infantry Officers Basic and Advance Courses, the Quartermaster Supply Management Course and the Command and General Staff College. In 2006, he attended the Military History Instructors Course offered by the Army's Combat Studies Institute at Fort Leavenworth.
He currently is serving as an adjunct instructor for the American Military History course, MS 290, and the Leadership Analysis, MS 279 and Battle Analysis, MS 280 courses.
His assignments include Platoon Leader and Company Executive Officer in the 1st Battalion 31st Infantry in Korea (1976-1977), Education Specialist at the Army Training Support Center, Fort Eustis, Virginia (1977-1980), Training Specialist at the Seventh Army Training Command, Grafenwoehr, Germany (1980-1982), Commander C Company, 1st Battalion 36th Infantry, Friedberg, Germany (1982-1983), Aide-de Camp to the Deputy Commanding General Second Army, Fort Gillem, Georgia (1983-1985), Director of Logistics (1985-1987) and Director of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security for the U.S. Military Community, Bad Toelz, Germany (1987-1989), Brigade S-4 (Logistics) for the 1st Brigade 101at Airborne (Air Assault) Division and Battalion S-3 (Operations and Training) 2nd Battalion 327th Infantry, Fort Campbell, Kentucky (1990-1992), Chief of the Plans and Operations Division, V Corps, G-4, Heidelberg, Germany (1992-1995), and Professor of Military Science and Commander of the Northern Michigan University Reserve Officers Training Corps Battalion, Marquette, Michigan (1995-1999).
His decorations and awards include the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star Medal, The Meritorious Service Medal (with Oak Leaf Clusters), the Army Commendation Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster), The Army Achievement Medal, the Nation Defense Service Medal, the Korean Defense Service Medal, the Southwest Asia Service Medal (with two Battle Stars), the Kuwait Liberation Medal (from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia), the Kuwait Liberation Medal (from Kuwait), the Silver Cross of Honour (from the Federal Republic of Germany), the Combat Infantryman Badge, and the Air Assault Badge.