"On This Date in History" Calendar
1877: Frank Moorman (AEF Radio Intel) was born.
10 September 1877: Frank Moorman was born. Moorman was chief of AEF's Radio Intelligence Section (G2A6).
In July 1918, Colonel (Coast Artillery Corps) Frank Moorman received the Army Distinguished Service Medal for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the United States, in a duty of great responsibility during World War I.
The order reads....."In a position of greatest responsibility, Colonel Moorman displayed peculiar genius, combined with exact scientific knowledge, in organizing, training, and operating the Radio Intelligence Service of the Intelligence Section. Charged with the duty of intercepting and deciphering the radio messages of the enemy, he acted with initiative and foresight, achieving brilliant results."
General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 59 (1919)