Miller, Carl Socrates, Jr., MAJ

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Last Rank
Major
Last Service Branch
Transportation Corps
Last Primary MOS
1981-Rotary Wing Aviation Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Transportation Corps (Officer)
Primary Unit
1965-1966, 1981, 114th Assault Helicopter Company
Service Years
1954 - 1966

Transportation Corps

Major



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Home State
Tennessee
Tennessee
Year of Birth
1934
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Ridgely, TN
Last Address
Ridgely, TN

Casualty Date
Jan 29, 1966
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Elmwood Cemetery - Springfield, Tennessee
Wall/Plot Coordinates
04E 112

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Aviator Badge (Basic)

 
 Unit Assignments
114th Assault Helicopter Company13th Aviation Battalion
  1965-1966, 1981, 114th Assault Helicopter Company
  1966-1966, 1981, 13th Aviation Battalion
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)
  1965-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Campaign (1965-66)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

For an eye-witness account of Cpt Miller's death see uploaded document on next page of profile

Also, as per the separate uploaded Unit History of the 114th Avn Co. this unit was not under the 1st Aviation Brigade until July, 1966

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Posthumously promoted

Status: Killed In Action while performing the duty of Pilot.
Call sign: Cobra 6
Service number: O75253
Started Tour: 06/03/1965
Length of service: 12
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
This record was last updated on 08/02/1997
 Date posted on this site: 01/22/2013

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Comments/Citation



  Field Artillery OCS Class 4-56 Fort Sill Oklahoma
Posted for: CARL SOCRATES MILLER JR:
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Major Miller was a Rotary Wing Aviator assigned to the 114th Aviation Company.
He had served his country for twelve years when he was shot down while flying a Huey gunship.

Note: If any member of Class 4-56 has a picture of MAJ Miller or a Class 4-56 Redbook from Fort Sill - please contact me.

Posted by: Randy Dunham
Email: faocsalumni@sbcglobal.net
Relationship: Field Artillery OCS Alumni
Thursday, January 7, 2010


  We Remember
Posted for: CARL SOCRATES MILLER JR:

Carl is buried at Elmwood Cemetery, Springfield, TN. SS DFC-OLC BSM AM-22OLC PH

Posted by: Robert Sage
Email: rsage@austin.rr.com
Relationship:
Thursday, September 20, 2012
 
Note: No corroborating evidence of Cpt Miller's being awarded the Silver Star or the DFC has been found to date.
   
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