Thomas G. Miller

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Thomas G. Miller
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Allegiance United States United States of America
Service/branch Emblem of the United States Department of the Army.svg United States Army
Years of service 1973–2011[1]
Rank US-O9 insignia.svg Lieutenant General[1]
Commands held U.S. First Army
United States Army in Japan
Director of Operations-US Forces Iraq
Awards Defense Distinguished Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster
Defense Superior Service Medal (one oak leaf cluster)
Legion of Merit (four oak leaf clusters)
Bronze Star
Meritorious Service Medal (six oak leaf clusters)

Lieutenant General Thomas G. Miller was a senior officer in the United States Army and the former commander of the First United States Army.[1][2] Miller succeeded Lieutenant General Russel L. Honoré as commander of the First Army on January 11, 2008, when he was promoted to lieutenant general. As head of the First Army, Miller was responsible for the training, readiness and mobilization of National Guard and Army Reserve units in all U.S. states and territories as they prepare for deployment as needed by U.S. combat commanders globally.[3][4] He is the son of retired Colonel William H. Miller, who served in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam.[1]

Military career

Miller was commissioned in 1973 as an Infantry Officer after graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi as a Distinguished Military Graduate.[1] He has served primarily with Infantry, Special Forces and Airborne units and overseas in Iraq, Kuwait, Haiti, Hawaii, Korea, and Japan. Previously to commanding the First Army, he served as the Director of Operations for FORSCOM and in Iraq as the Director of Operations CJTF-7, and later as the Director of Operations for Multinational Forces Iraq.[1][5] Miller is also a graduate of the Army War College and holds a Master of Science in Management.[1]

Awards

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Other

He is also a member of the University of Southern Mississippi ROTC Hall of Fame.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 "LTG Thomas Miller". The University of Southern Mississippi. Retrieved 9 December 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Manson, Phil (January 8, 2008). "Lt. Gen. HonorAfA Leaving Legacy at First Army". US Army. Retrieved 9 December 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Frazier, Lindsey (May 17, 2008). "First Army commander visits KFOR10". U.S. Military. Retrieved 9 December 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. Rodesky-Flores, Danette (2010-09-28). "First Army conducts Commander's and Family Delegate conference". Retrieved 9 December 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "First Army move on track". US Army. Retrieved 9 December 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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