Miller, George Livingston, COL

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Last Rank
Colonel
Last Service Branch
Armor
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1969-1969, 1542, MACV Advisory Team 24
Service Years
1946 - 1969

Armor

Colonel



One Overseas Service Bar


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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1925
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Ambler
Last Address
Ambler

Casualty Date
Dec 06, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Kontum (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
U.S. Military Academy West Point Post Cemetery - West Point, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
15W 033

 Official Badges 

US Military Assistance Command, Vietnam (MACV)


 Unofficial Badges 

Combat Advisor Armor Shoulder Cord


 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Unit Assignments
4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry RegimentMilitary Assistance Command Vietnam MACV
  1965-1966, 1542, 4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment
  1969-1969, 1542, MACV Advisory Team 24
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
  1969-1970 Vietnam War/Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1943-1946, United States Military Academy
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Colonel George L. Miller graduated from West Point in 1946. He served as an Armor officer during his long career. He obtained an M.A. from the University of Pennsylvania

"He was in senior staff positions with Department of the Army, the Office of the Secretary of the Army, and the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs. He especially enjoyed commanding the 4th Squadron of the 7th Cavalry in Korea in 1965-66, just after attendance at the Army War College. (His) final assignment was as the Senior Advisor to the 24th Special Tactical Zone in Vietnam "

He was assigned to Advisory Team 24, MACV as a passenger aboard a UH-1D (#66-16699) Huey helicopter that was hit by small arms fire, resulting in loss of power at a low altitude above thick jungle and crashed.

   
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