AF Biographies

This database holds biographical information on Air Force leaders, active duty, Reserve and retired general officers; current senior executives; secretaries of the Air Force; and chief master sergeants of the Air Force. Air Force Biographies may not have been prepared for some general officers before retirement. If a name is not listed, an Air Force biography is not available. For biography changes and updates please send an e-mail to Air Force Biographies from a .mil e-mail address. 

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Deborah Lee James 
Secretary of the Air Force 
Gen. Mark A. Welsh III 
Air Force Chief of Staff (AF/CC)
Gen. Larry O. Spencer
Vice Chief of Staff (AF/CV)
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MAJOR GENERAL JOHN F. MILLER JR.
Retired   January 01, 2000
Maj. Gen. John F. Miller Jr. is the chief of staff, U.S. Atlantic Command, Norfolk, Va. He is the principal adviser and assistant to the commander in chief and deputy commander in chief. He is responsible for developing, reviewing and managing the command's war fighting concerns, plans and policy issues, and defense initiatives affecting the
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2003
BRIGADIER GENERAL KENNETH G. MILLER
Retired   June 01, 1995
Brigadier General Kenneth G. Miller is director of supply for the U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. As the Air Staff's senior supply officer, he is responsible for developing supply and fuels inventory policy and plans for the Air Force. Also, he is responsible for the logistics support for all aircraft, missiles, communications, munitions and
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2003
MAJOR GENERAL LESTER FRED MILLER
Retired   July 31, 1971   Died  March 05, 2011
Major General Lester Fred Miller is the director of personnel training and education, Deputy Chief of Staff, Personnel, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. General Miller was born in 1917, in Dearborn County, Ind. His early education was in Indiana, and he attended high school in Cincinnati, Ohio. He attended the University of Minnesota
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2003
LIEUTENANT GENERAL (DR.) MONTE B. MILLER
Retired   August 01, 1991
Lieutenant General (Dr.) Monte B. Miller is surgeon general, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. General Miller was born in 1930, in Independence, Mo., where he graduated from William Chrisman High School in 1948. He received a bachelor of arts degree with a major in chemistry from the University of Kansas in 1951 and was selected to the
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2003
BRIGADIER GENERAL ROBERT BENJAMIN MILLER
Retired   June 30, 1965   Died  September 16, 2010
Robert Benjamin Miller was born in Clinton, Ill., in 1914. He graduated from Clinton High School in 1932 and entered Illinois College, Jacksonville, Ill. After attending Illinois College for three years, he received a Congressional appointment to the U.S. Military Academy. He graduated in 1939, receiving a commission as a second lieutenant. His
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2003
LIEUTENANT GENERAL TROUP MILLER JR.
Retired   December 31, 1963   Died  May 14, 1988
Lieutenant General Troup Miller Jr., commander, Air University, calls Atlanta, Ga., his hometown. After graduating from St. Lukes School, now Valley Forge Military Academy, Wayne, Pa., 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 after graduating
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2003
Default Air Force Logo MAJOR GENERAL WALTER IRWIN MILLER
Retired   August 01, 1962   Died  May 28, 1989
Walter Irwin Miller was born in Dayton, Ohio, in 1899. He served with the Army during World War I, and then completed undergraduate work at Dartmouth College and received his master's degree in business administration from its graduate school, the Amos Tuck School of Administration and Finance, in 1923. After two years with the Catepillar Tractor
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2003
LIEUTENANT GENERAL CHRISTOPHER D. MILLER
Retired   February 01, 2013
Lt. Gen. Christopher D. Miller is Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans and Programs, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. On behalf of the Chief of Staff and Secretary of the Air Force, General Miller leads the development and integration of the Air Force's long-range plans and the five-year, $635 billion U.S. Air Force Future Years
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2005
MAJOR GENERAL STEPHEN J. MILLER
Retired   February 01, 2010
Maj. Gen. Stephen J. Miller is Commander, Curtis E. LeMay Center for Doctrine Development and Education, and Vice Commander, Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. The center is responsible for the research, development, and production of Air Force basic and operational doctrine and for critical leadership and input for joint and
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2004
BRIGADIER GENERAL PAMELA MILLIGAN

RetiredBrig. Gen. Pamela Milligan is the Vice Commander, 4th Air Force, Air Force Reserve Command, March Air Reserve Base, Calif. Fourth Air Force has command supervision of the Reserve's long-range airlift and air-refueling units located throughout the continental United States, Hawaii and Guam. Fourth Air Force is dedicated to ensuring assigned
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2009
MAJOR GENERAL WILLARD W. MILLIKAN
Retired   June 18, 1969   Died  October 20, 1978
Maj. Gen. Willard W. Millikan is commander of the 833rd Air Division with headquarters at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base,  N.C. Assuming command of the division in April 1968, General Millikan is responsible for the overall surveillance and control of operational forces throughout the division. He commands the division's three regular Air Force
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Default Air Force Logo BRIGADIER GENERAL THOMAS D. MILLING
Retired   July 24, 1946   Died  November 26, 1960
Brigadier General Thomas DeWitt Milling was one of the pioneers of military aviation. He received his flying instructions from the Wright Brothers and was awarded FAI pilot certificate No. 30 on July 6, 1911. Thomas DeWitt Milling was born in 1887 at Winfield, La. He was appointed a cadet in the U.S. Military Academy June 15, 1905 and served as
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2003
MillmanApril2014 MAJOR GENERAL ROBERT K. MILLMANN JR.

Maj. Gen. Robert K. Millmann, Jr., is the Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, 7th Air Force, Osan Air Base, South Korea. The 7th Air Force mission is to organize, train and equip warfighting forces supporting the Air Component Command assigned to the Combined Forces Command and perform missions that support United Nations Command armistice
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2009
Default Air Force Logo MAJOR GENERAL JOHN S. MILLS
  Died  July 04, 1996
John Stewart Mills was born in Appleton, Wis., in 1906. He graduated from high school there and attended Lawrence College for a year. Entering the U.S. Military Academy in July 1924, he graduated on June 9, 1928 and was commissioned a second lieutenant of Field Artillery. Beginning Primary Flying School at Brooks Field, Texas that September,
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2003
BRIGADIER GENERAL RICHARD C. MILNES II
Retired   July 01, 1991   Died  April 09, 2003
Brigadier General Richard C. Milnes II is director of the Inter-American Defense College, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.General Milnes was born in 1938, in Decatur, Ill., and graduated from high school in Winter Park, Fla., in 1956. He earned a bachelor of science degree in 1961 and a master of science degree in aeronautical engineering
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GENERAL T.R. MILTON
Retired   July 31, 1974   Died  August 24, 2010
General Theodore R. Milton was born at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, in 1915. He enlisted in the Regular Army in 1934 and subsequently entered the U.S. Military Academy, graduating in 1940. Following graduation, he entered Army Air Corps flying training and earned his pilot wings in March 1941. From 1943 to the end of hostilities in Europe, he served
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2003
BRIGADIER GENERAL EDWARD M. "MIKE" MINAHAN
Retired   October 01, 2013
Brig. Gen. Edward M. "Mike" Minahan is the Principal Director for Middle East Policy, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Pentagon, Washington D.C. He helps execute defense policy and national security strategy for 15 Middle East nations, to include Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan,
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2010
LIEUTENANT GENERAL KENNETH A. MINIHAN
Retired   May 01, 1999
Lieutenant General Kenneth A. Minihan is director, National Security Agency and Central Security Service, Fort George G. Meade, Md. He is responsible for a combat support agency of the Department of Defense with military and civilian personnel stationed worldwide. He is the senior uniformed intelligence officer in the Department of Defense. The
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2003
GENERAL BILLY M. MINTER
Retired   October 31, 1984   Died  June 06, 2005
General Billy M. Minter is commander in chief, U.S. Air Forces in Europe, and commander, Allied Air Forces Central Europe, with headquarters at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. General Minter was born in Oklahoma City in 1926, and graduated from high school at Norman, Okla., in 1944. He graduated from the Air Command and Staff College in 1961 and the
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2005
MAJOR GENERAL CHARLES F. MINTER SR.
Retired   July 01, 1977   Died  July 24, 1999
Major General Charles F. Minter Sr., is assistant deputy chief of staff, Systems and Logistics, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. General Minter was born in 1925, in Columbus, Ga. He completed his secondary education in 1943 at Riverside Military Academy, Gainsville, Ga., where he enlisted in the Army Air Corps Reserve. He attended
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