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     Rev Brian Moore volunteered for three tours of duty (two tours in Iraq and one in Afghanistan) from 2003 thru 2008.   Brian served as a Squad Leader, a Platoon Sergeant, and an Embedded Advisor to the Afghan Army.  During these tours, he earned 2 Army Commendation Medals, the Combat Action Badge, the Combat Infantry Badge, the Bronze Star, and the Purple Heart Medal for wounds received in combat. 


     Brian was medically retired from the Army in 2010 due to his injuries.  He currently resides in central Virginia with his wife, Raquel. He is also an ordained minister with the Southern Baptist Convention, a Keynote Speaker, and an Interim Preacher. 

     Brian recently authored a memoir of his tours of duty, titled Purple Hearts and Wounded Spirits: One Man’s Journey Through War, Faith, and Forgiveness.  His book was published by Liberty University and the forward written by Gov. Mike Huckabee.  He also has a radio program, One Minute Moore, that can be heard twice daily on central Virginia's WLNI (105.9 FM). 

  • Doctorate of Theology (Th.D.) 

        Comparative Religions

  • Master of Education (M.Ed.)

        Secondary Social Studies

  • Bachelors of Science (B.S.)

        Criminal Justice

  • Director

        Man At Arms Ministry

  • US Army (retired)


        Platoon Sgt.

          Embedded Advisor

  • Adjunct Professor

        Criminal Justice


          Political Science


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