Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2nd District of South Carolina

Wilson Presents Congressional Gold Medal

Mar 3, 2017
Press Release
Joseph Moore Served in FSSF During World War II

Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) was grateful to present Joseph Moore, of Lexington, with the Congressional Gold Medal for his service in the First Special Services Force (FSSF) during World War II. Mr. Moore and other members of the elite U.S.-Canadian force were volunteers, boldly putting service before self as they undertook dangerous missions to initiate liberation of Europe at Anzio, Italy.


Joining him at the presentation ceremony is his wife of 68 years, Melveline, his daughter, Frances McWilliams, and his sons Charles, Walter, Gary, and Roy.