Thomas G. Miller
Lieutenant General Thomas G. Miller was a senior General Officer in the United States Army and the former commander of the First United States Army. 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. He is the son of the late Colonel William H. Miller(R), who served in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam.
Thomas G. Miller
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/||United States Army|
|Years of service||1973–2011|
|Commands held||U.S. First Army|
United States Army in Japan
Director of Operations-US Forces Iraq
|Awards||Army Distinguished Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster|
Defense Superior Service Medal (one oak leaf cluster)
Legion of Merit (four oak leaf clusters)
Meritorious Service Medal (six oak leaf clusters)
Miller was commissioned in 1973 as an Infantry Officer after graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi as a Distinguished Military Graduate. He has served primarily with Infantry, Special Forces and Airborne units. This included assignments in the 7th Special Forces Group, 82d Airborne Division, 101st Airborne Division, 10th Mountain Division and the 25th Infantry Division. Additionally he served overseas in Iraq, Kuwait, Haiti, Hawaii, Korea, and Japan. Prior to commanding the First Army, he served as the Director of Operations for FORSCOM and in Iraq as the Director of Operations for CJTF-7, and later as the Director of Strategic Operations for Multinational Forces Iraq. Miller is also a graduate of the Army War College and holds a Master of Science in Management.
Awards and decorationsEdit
|Expert Infantryman Badge|
|Master Parachutist Badge|
|Air Assault Badge|
|Special Forces Tab|
|10th Mountain Division Combat Service Identification Badge|
|505th Infantry Regiment Distinctive Unit Insignia|
|Army Distinguished Service Medal with one bronze oak leaf cluster|
|Defense Superior Service Medal with oak leaf cluster|
|Legion of Merit with four oak leaf clusters|
|Meritorious Service Medal with six oak leaf clusters|
|Army Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters|
|Joint Meritorious Unit Award|
|National Defense Service Medal with two bronze service stars|
|Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal|
|Humanitarian Service Medal|
|Army Service Ribbon|
|Army Overseas Service Ribbon|
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- Rodesky-Flores, Danette (2010-09-28). "First Army conducts Commander's and Family Delegate conference". Retrieved 9 December 2012.
- "First Army move on track". US Army. Retrieved 9 December 2012.