CDR Mark J. Miller

Chief Staff Officer, Tactical Air Control Group ONE (CTG 1)

28 October 2021
Commander Mark J. Miller
Commander Mark J. Miller
Commander Mark J. Miller
Commander Mark J. Miller
Commander Mark J. Miller
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VIRIN: 211028-N-N0831-0007
A native of Orange Park, Florida, Commander Miller graduated from the University of North Florida in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management.  He later graduated from the Naval War College, where he earned a Masters in National Security and Strategic Studies.

Previously, he commanded the “Honey Badgers” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Weapons School, Pacific assigned to CHSMWP at Naval Station North Island, San Diego, CA.  As the Executive Officer and Commanding Officer Dec ’17-Jun ’20, the Honey Badgers executed 14 Helicopter Advanced Readiness Programs (HARP) in support of 10 HSMWP operational squadrons.

Miller’s flying tours include his first operational assignment as an SH-60B Seahawk pilot with the Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 42 in numerous support operations on ships deployed in the Arabian Gulf, the Caribbean and South America.  He then served as a fleet replacement squadron instructor and squadron NATOPS instructor at HSL-40.  After transitioning to the MH-60R, High Life was a plank owner and the squadron NATOPS instructor during the stand up and certification of HSM-70, the Spartans.  He completed his department head tour with the “Swamp Foxes” of HSM-74, serving as the Maintenance Officer and was selected as Squadron Officer of the Year for 2013.

CDR Miller completed shore tour assignments at United States Central Command as a Joint Planner, and most recently as Current Operations Director at Naval Forces Central Command, U.S. Fifth Fleet, Bahrain.

In his career, CDR Miller has accumulated more than 2,800 mishap-free flight hours.  His personal awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, and Navy Achievement Medal in additions to other unit and personal awards.



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