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LIEUTENANT COLONEL MICHAEL A MILLER

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Lt. Col. Michael A. Miller is the Deputy Commander, 7th Mission Support Group, 7th Bomb Wing, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. He is responsible for six squadrons that provide support for all base facilities, personnel, readiness and logistics functions including civil engineer, security, supply, transportation, fuels, contracting, communications, family support, food, education and recreation services supporting a community of 15,000 including 5,500 members assigned to the 7 BW, 317th Airlift Group and 11 associate units to provide deployable warfighting forces in support of AEF taskings.

Lt. Col. Miller entered the Air Force in 1994 as a Distinguished Graduate of the Reserve Officer Training Corps. Lt. Col. Miller is a senior navigator with over 2,000 hours in the B-1 including over 700 combat hours. He graduated from the USAF Weapons School in 2003 and participated in Operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom. In August 2006, he attended the Air Command and Staff College and was selected to attend the School of Advance Air and Space Studies at Maxwell AFB, Ala.

Following graduation in June 2008, he served as the Chief of Strategic Plans for United States Air Forces Central Command at the Combined Air Operations Center, Al Udied Air Base, Qatar. Upon his return from Qatar, he served as the commander of the 9th Bomb Squadron, Dyess AFB, Texas from November 2009 to July 2011.

EDUCATION
1993 Bachelor of Science Degree, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Ill.
1999 Masters of Business Administration, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
2000 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2003 United States Air Force Weapons Instructor Course, Nellis AFB, Nev.
2007 Masters of Military Art and Science, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2008 Masters of Air Power Art and Science, School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2008 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.

ASSIGNMENTS
1. October 1994 - March 1995, student, combat missile crew initial qualification, Vandenberg AFB, Calif.
2. March 1995 - April 1997, deputy missile combat crew commander and evaluator, Minot AFB, N.D.
3. April 1997 - July 1998, student, undergraduate navigator training, Pensacola NAS, Fla.
4. July 1998 - October 1998, student, joint aviation electronic warfare school, Corry Station, Fla.
5. October 1998 - August 1999, student, B-1 initial qualification course, Dyess AFB, Texas.
6. August 1999 - December 2002, B-1 Weapons System Officer, instructor, assistant flight commander for scheduling, and chief of standardization and evaluations, 37th Bomb Squadron, Ellsworth AFB, S.D.
7. January 2003 - June 2003, student, United States Air Force Weapons Instructor Course, Nellis AFB, Nev.
8. July 2003 - June 2004, chief of weapons and tactics, 9th Bomb Squadron, Dyess AFB, Texas.
9. July 2004 - June 2005, combat plans flight commander, 7th Operational Support Squadron, Dyess AFB, Texas.
10. July 2005 - July 2006, chief of command and control information systems, 28th Bomb Squadron, Dyess AFB, Texas.
11. July 2006 - June 2008, student, Air Command and Staff College and School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
12. July 2008 - July 2009, chief of strategic plans, United States Air Forces Central Command, Combined Air Operations Center, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar
13. November 2009 - July 2011, Commander, 9th Bomb Squadron, Dyess AFB, Texas.
14. Present, 7th Mission Support Group, Deputy Commander, Dyess AFB, Texas.

FLIGHT INFORMATION
Rating: Senior navigator
Flight hours: More than 2,000 hours
Aircraft flown: T-34, T-1, T-39 and B-1B

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Bronze Star
Meritorious Service Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air Medal with two oak leaf cluster
Aerial Achievement Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Achievement Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Combat Readiness Medal
National Defense Service Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Afghanistan Campaign Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second lieutenant July 20, 1994
First lieutenant July 20, 1996
Captain July 20, 1998
Major January 1, 2005
Lieutenant colonel June 1, 2008


(Current as of August 2011)





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