Brigadier Gen. Moar joined the Canadian Armed Forces as a pilot in 1992. In 1997 he completed advanced jet training at 15 Wing at Moose Jaw where, upon receiving his wings, he remained to instruct on the CT114 Tutor. In 2000, Moar was selected to fly the CT155 Hawk as a member of the initial cadre of instructors for NATO Flying Training in Canada (NFTC). Moar was posted to 4 Wing at Cold Lake in 2003 and upon completing CF18 training he joined 441 Tactical Fighter Squadron. He was subsequently posted to 409 Tac F Sqn upon its reactivation in 2006 and served as a line fighter pilot until 2011.
Moar’s command assignments include:
Commanding Officer 409 Tac F Sqn (2013-2015)
Commanding Officer 4 Operations Support Sqn (2015, 2017) and
Commander 4 Wing Cold Lake (2019-2022).
Brigadier Gen. Moar has served in staff positions including Operational Requirements Manager for the Next Generation Fighter Capability (F-35) project and the Senior Staff Officer Fighters at 1 Canadian Air Division in Winnipeg.
Moar deployed to Operation IGNITION in support of NATO Air Policing in 2011 and was Deputy Commander for Task Force Iceland. In 2011, Moar deployed
to Operation UNIFIED PROTECTOR where he conducted combat missions in Libya.
In 2014, BGen Moar deployed to Operation IMPACT as the fighter detachment commander where he conducted six months of combat missions in Iraq and Syria.
Moar most recently deployed to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar where he was director of the 609th Combined Air Operations Center supporting coalition combat operations
throughout the Middle East.
Moar is a graduate of the Royal Military College, Joint Command and Staff Programme, Fighter Weapons Instructor Course, and the National Security Program.
He has more than 4,200 hours of military jet flying experience. He has been honoured with the Meritorious Service Medal and United States Legion of Merit.