Squadron Officer School - Cogito Yearbook (Montgomery, AL)

 - Class of 1962

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1 LT. GENERAL TROUP MILLER, JR. Lt. Gen. Troup Miller, Jr., Commander, Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, calls Atlanta, Geor- gia, his home town. After graduating from St. Lukes School, now Valley Forge Military Academy, Wayne,'Pennsyl- vania, he entered the U. S. Military Academy and graduated as a second lieutenant of Cavalry in June 1930. He began flying training in the fall of 1930, and was rated a pilot in December 1931. f - A General Miller's first assignment as a flying officer was with the Second Bomb Group, Langley Field, Va., where he served as squadron engineering officer and assistant group operations officer. He became a flying in- structor at Kelly Field in July 1936. In November 1940 he assumed command of a training group at the Air Corps Advanced Flying School, Maxwell Field, Ala. In 1942 General Miller became director of training at the AAF Combat Crew School. His next assignment took him back to Maxwell Field as assistant commandant of the Army Air Force Pilot School ffour-enginel. He entered the Army-Navy Staff College in October 1943 and graduated in February 1944. He spent the next year in the southwest Pacific with the 5th Air Force. He commanded the 59th Air Service Group, and was commander and chief of staff of the 59th Bomber Command. After World War ll, General Miller returned to Maxwell, serving in operations and plans. He entered War College in 1948 and, upon graduation, he was assigned to Headquarters USAF as director of industrial resources. In July 1953 he assumed command of the Northern Air Material Area in Europe with headquarters at Burton- wood, England. Upon his return to the states, he commanded the Arnold Engineering Development Center, Tennes- see. In 1960, he became Vice Commandant of Air University and assumed command of Air University on 1 August 1961. Decorations awarded to General Miller for outstanding service include the Legion of Merit and the Air Medal. 131

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