U.S. ARMY CHEMICAL CORPS
Hall of Fame
Ms. Amoretta M. Hoeber
Ms. Amoretta M. Hoeber was born in Austin, Texas, on November 14, 1941. After receiving her AB in political science from Stanford University she did graduate work in mathematics and operations research there, at UCLA and American University.
Ms. Hoeber has written widely on chemical and nuclear warfare and has been a consistent and staunch supporter of the Chemical Corps. She has held a number of senior positions including Presidential appointments in the Department of the Army from 1981 to 1986.
Ms. Hoeber was a key spokesperson for the Army in obtaining approval from Congress for the chemical binary munitions program. She also orchestrated the billion dollar program for the destruction of obsolete chemical weapons.
Ms. Hoeber holds the Department of Army Decoration for Distinguished Civilian Service which she received in September 1986.