Chief Master Sergeant Gary Moser was raised in Raeford, North Carolina, and joined the United States Air Force in 1968. His early assignments included tours of duty in Thailand, Germany and North Carolina.
Chief Master Sergeant Moser served two tours of duty with the 354th Tactical Fighter Wing. During his ﬁrst tour (1979-1984) he was an integral part of the Wing's Aircraft Maintenance Organization where he served as the Non-Commissioned Ofﬁcer in Charge of the Aero Repair/Crash Recovery Section. Following an assignment to Tactical Air Command Headquarters at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, Chief Master Sergeant Moser returned to Myrtle Beach Air Force Base in 1986. He again served in key positions within the Maintenance Organization, including becoming Chief of the 355th Tactical Fighter Squadron's Aircraft Maintenance Unit. Due to his outstanding leadership skills, he was selected to become the Wing's Senior Enlisted Advisor in 1989. As the Wing's Senior Non-Commissioned Ofﬁcer, Chief Master Sergeant Moser was the primary spokesman and mentor for more than 3,000 enlisted personnel assigned to the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base. He served as the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base Senior Enlisted Advisor until 1992, during the time when the Wing supported Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
Chief Master Sergeant Moser was reassigned to the 23rd Wing, Pope Air Force Base, North Carolina, in 1992 where he was instrumental in establishing the United States Air Force's ﬁrst Air Land Composite Wing. While stationed with the 23rd Wing, he was once again selected to serve as a Senior Enlisted Advisor. Chief Master Sergeant Moser retired from the Air Force in October 1994. During his outstanding 26-year career he earned an associate degree in aircraft maintenance technology from the Community College of the Air Force and received numerous decorations, awards and citations.