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VETERANS ADVOCATE

Retired Sergeant Major Carlos E. Miller Jr.

Retired Sergeant Major Carlos E. Miller Jr. was born in Panama City, Panama, and a 1987 graduate of Balboa High School in the Canal Zone, Panama.  After graduating high school, he enlisted in the Army in 1987 as a Tow, Dragon, and Bradley Missile Systems Repairman.  Sergeant Major Miller also volunteered to reclass to Intelligence Analyst in 1998 completing MOS training at Camp Bullis, TX.

Carlos Miller attended basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, and advance individual training at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.

Throughout his military career, Carlos Miller has served in numerous active duty and reserve component assignments to include positions of leadership from a Squad Leader, Platoon Sergeant, First Sergeant, Training NCOIC, Battle Staff Instructor NCOIC, and Intelligence Section Chief Intelligence Sergeant. 

His stateside assignments include 75th Maneuver Area Command in Houston, Texas, 363rd Quartermaster Battalion San Marcos, TX, 3457th Medical Training Center in San Antonio, TX, HHC, 1St Brigade, 75th Training Support Command in Houston, Texas, and HHC, 75th Training Command in Houston, TX.  His overseas assignments include 408th Support Battalion Wackerhiem, Germany.  His significant assignment was mobilization in March 2003 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and where he assumed the role of First Sergeant for HHC, 1st Brigade, 75th Training Support Command from December 2003 until his mobilization was complete in September 2005. 

Mr. Miller’s military education includes Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officers Course, Faculty Development Course, Military Intelligence Analyst Course, Advance Noncommissioned Officers Course, Observer/Controller Trainer Course, Battle Staff Noncommissioned Officers Course, First Sergeants Course, Small Group Instructors Course, Army Basic Instructors Course, and the Battle Staff Instructors Course.  His civilian education includes a high school diploma from Balboa High School, a Associate’s Degree in Biomedical Electronics Engineering from Houston Community College, a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Columbia State University, a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Leadership from Mountain State University, and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Texas Woman’s University with Honors. 

His awards and decorations include Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal (3rd Award), Army Good Conduct Medal, Reserve Components Achievement Medal (4th Award), National Defense Service Medal (Service Star), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal (Silver Hour Glass and M Device), NCO Professional Development Ribbon (N3), Army Service Ribbon, and Overseas Ribbon.