BG Brian Miller
Deputy Commanding General, Operations (Photo by Department of Army)
Brigadier General Brian E. Miller is the Deputy Commanding General-Operations at the 412th Theater Engineer Command in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Brigadier General Miller’s previous assignment was as the Commander, 302d Maneuver Enhancement Brigade in Chicopee, Massachusetts.
Brigadier General Brian E. Miller is a Pennsylvania native. Originally commissioned as an Engineer Officer, served on active duty in Baumholder Germany with the 40th Engineer Battalion as a Platoon Leader, Company
Brigadier General Miller left active duty in 1998 and joined the Army Reserve serving as a Civil Engineer on a Facility Engineer Team at Fort Dix, New Jersey, and in Bosnia. He served as the operations officer of the 1-98th Engineer Battalion (TASS) in New Windsor New York and as an adjunct professor of military science at Rutgers University and taught Intermediate Level Education while with the 11-80th Battalion. He also commanded the 3-385 Basic Combat Training Battalion in Edison, New Jersey.
Brigadier General Miller deployed to Iraq in 2004 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom where he advised the 1st Iraqi Engineer Regiment and helped to build Iraqi combat engineer capabilities. He deployed to Kabul, Afghanistan in 2014 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom where he advised the Afghan general responsible for Afghan National Army construction and property management. Upon his return to the US, Brigadier General Miller became the Reserve Deputy Commander (IMA) for the US Army Corps of Engineers’ North Atlantic Division at Fort Hamilton, New York.
Brigadier General Miller holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science from Duke University in 1990 where he was commission as a second lieutenant. He also holds Masters Degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Colorado State University, Business Administration from Harvard Business School, and Strategic Studies from the Army War College. He is also a graduate of the Engineer Officer Basic Course, the Armor Officer Advance Course, the Combined Arms Services and Staff School, the Command and General Staff Officer College, and the US Army War College.
His military awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, NATO Medal, Combat Action Badge and Parachutist Badge.
Brigadier General Miller works in Procurement with PSEG – a power company and New Jersey’s largest utility. He is currently married to Wendy Miller with their two sons Nicholas and Zachary all residing in Middletown, New Jersey.