Gerald L. Miller

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Miller in 2014

Gerald L. Miller is a retired Brigadier General in the United States Marine Corps.


Miller was born on September 9, 1942 in Appleton, Wisconsin.[1] He graduated from Brillion High School in Brillion, Wisconsin before graduating from Marquette University.[2] Later, he moved to Combined Locks, Wisconsin. Miller's two brothers and his son also served in the United States Armed Forces.


Miller was commissioned an officer in the Marine Corps in 1964. The following year, he was deployed to serve in the Vietnam War.

After returning to the United States, he served as a public affairs officer at a recruiting station in Chicago, Illinois. In 1967, he began flight training in Pensacola, Florida. The following year, he was stationed at Marine Corps Air Station El Toro. He then served a second tour of duty in the Vietnam War.

Before retiring, Miller served as Staff Judge Advocate to the Commandant of the Marine Corps and to the Director of the Judge Advocate Division at Headquarters Marine Corps.

Awards he received during his career include the Navy Distinguished Service Medal, the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Legion of Merit and the Distinguished Flying Cross.


  1. ^ "Gerald L. Miller". Military Retrieved 2012-01-27. 
  2. ^ "BGen Gerald Miller, USMC, (Ret), to lead Flag Day Parade". The Post-Crescent. Retrieved 2012-01-27.