In Memory of SGT Marco Miller

SGT Marco Miller was a member of the 20th Special Forces Group, Florida Army National Guard.  He died on December 5, 2006 in Landstuhl, Germany from wounds received during a mortar attack in Iraq while deployed in support of combat operations on December 3, 2006.  Marco Miller, age 36, deployed with 20th Special Forces to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF).

 

SGT Miller was born in Warren, Ohio, and lived most recently in Longwood, Florida.  He enlisted in the Army November 1990, as a chemical operations specialist and left the service in 1994.  Following the events of September 11th, he enlisted in the Florida National Guard as a chemical decontamination specialist assigned to 3rd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne) in January 2002.   SGT Miller was mobilized in May 2006 and deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) in August 2006.
 
His awards and decorations include the Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal with Bronze Service Star, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with “M” device, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon and Parachutist Badge. 

 

Miller is survived by his mother Renee Miller of Warren, Ohio, brother Demond Miller of Fern Park, Florida, and his daughter of Florida.

SGT Marco Miller

SGT Marco Miller KIA in Iraq

 

Funeral of Marco Miller KIA Iraq 2006

 

Other Internet Sites Honoring SGT Marco Miller:

"Legacy Guest Book for Spc. Marco L. Miller".

 “Fallen Special Forces Soldier laid to rest in Ohio”.  Florida Guardsman Online.

"In Memory of SGT Marco L. Miller".  SOFLEC.org.

"Marco L. Miller".  American Heroes' Memorial.

"Spec. Marco L. Miller".  Faces of the Fallen, Washington Post.

Marco Miller.  SOCNET.

 

News Articles about SGT Marco Miller:

December 7, 2006.  “Fla. Guardsman Dies After Mortar Attack in Iraq”  News4Jax.com.

December 7, 2006.  "Special Forces Group Support Soldier dies from wounds received in Iraq".  USASOC News Service.

December 7, 2006.  “DoD Identifies Army Casualties”.  U.S. Department of Defense News Release.

December 8, 2006.  “Marco Miller”.  The Iraq Page.

December 8, 2006.  "DoD Identifies Previous Casualties".  American Forces Press Service News Articles.

December 8, 2006.  "Fla. reservist dies from Iraq wounds".  Tallahassee.com.

December 8, 2006.  "Reservist killed by mortar explosion".  Jacksonville.com.

December 13, 2006.  “Special Forces Soldier Dies”.  Florida Guardsman Online.

December 13, 2006.  "Florida Reservist dies from injuries suffered in Iraq".  Tampa Bay's 10.

December 15, 2006.  “Warren soldier’s funeral: ‘He was a gentle giant’”.  Vindy.com.

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