Sgt. Marco L.
Miller, 36, An Army special operations Soldier stationed at Camp
Blanding, Fla., died on Dec. 5, in Landstuhl, Germany from
wounds received in Iraq while deployed in support of combat
operations as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Sgt. Miller, a combat cameraman assigned to the 3rd Battalion Support Company, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne) died from wounds sustained during a mortar attack in the vicinity of Taji, Iraq.
Miller was born in Warren, Ohio, and lived most recently in Longwood, Fla. He enlisted in the Army Nov. 1990, as a chemical operations specialist and left the service in 1994. Following the events of Sept. 11th, he enlisted in the Florida National Guard as a decontamination specialist assigned to 3rd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne) in Jan. 2002.
mobilized in May 2006 and deployed in support of Operation Iraqi
Freedom in Aug. 2006.
Miller’s awards and decorations include the Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal with Bronze Service Star, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with “M” device, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon and Parachutist Badge.
Miller is survived by his mother Renee Miller of Warren, Ohio, and brother Demond Miller of Fern Park, Fla.