BRIGADIER GENERAL ROBERT I. MILLER

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Brig Gen Robert I. Miller is the Commander, Air Force Medical Operations Agency (AFMOA), Joint Base San Antonio Lackland, Texas. He oversees execution of Air Force Surgeon General Policies supporting Air Force expeditionary capabilities, healthcare operations and national security strategies. General Miller is responsible for leading consultative support for over 44,000 personnel, 76 Military Treatment Facilities with a $6.1B budget. General Miller ensures a cost-effective, modern and prevention-based healthcare continuum for 2.6 million beneficiaries worldwide.
 

Brig Gen Miller entered active duty in 1985 as a Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences medical student. The general completed his pediatric residency at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (AFB) and his fellowship in developmental-behavioral pediatrics at Madigan Army Medical Center (AMC). He is board certified in both general pediatrics and developmental-behavioral pediatrics and has served as the chief of the medical staff at the military treatment facility and major command (MAJCOM) level, a squadron commander, group commander, a MAJCOM command surgeon and as a combatant commander command surgeon.

Prior to his current position, the general was the Director, Education and Training, Defense Health Agency (DHA) and Commandant, Medical Education and Training Campus (METC), Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

EDUCATION
1985 Bachelor of Arts degree in biology and chemistry, Washington & Jefferson College, Washington, Pa.
1989 Doctor of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Md.
1992 General pediatrics Residency, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (AFB) and Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio
1997 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1998 Aerospace Medicine Primary Course, Brooks AFB, Texas
1998 Fellowship in developmental-behavioral pediatrics, Madigan AMC, Fort Lewis, Wash., and University of Washington, Seattle, Wash.
2000 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2004 Interagency Institute for Federal Health Care Executives, Washington, D.C.
2005 Master of Strategic Studies, Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala
2006 Medical Capstone Course, Washington, D.C.
2006 Master of Business Administration, University of Massachusetts, Isenberg School of Management
2008 Medical Strategic Leadership Program, San Antonio, Texas
2012 USAF Leadership Enhancement Program, Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, N.C.
2015 Capstone General and Flag Officer Course, National Defense University, Washington, D.C.

ASSIGNMENTS
1. July 1985 – May 1989, medical student, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Md.
2. June 1989 – June 1992, pediatric resident, Wright-Patterson AFB and Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio
3. July 1992 – June 1995, staff pediatrician and Chief of Pediatric Services, 22d Medical Group, March AFB, Calif.
4. July 1995 – June 1998, developmental-behavioral pediatrics fellow, Madigan AMC, Fort Lewis, WA and University of Washington, Seattle, Wash.
5. July 1998 – June 2001, staff developmental pediatrician, EDIS Flight Commander, SGH, Deputy Medical Operations Squadron Commander, 31st Medical Group, Aviano AB, Italy
6. July 2001 – January 2003, Medical Operations Squadron Commander, 30th Medical Group, Vandenberg AFB, Calif.
7. January 2003 – June 2004, Chief of Clinical Medicine, Air Education & Training Command, Office of the Command Surgeon, Randolph AFB, Texas
8. July 2004 – May 2005, student, Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
9. June 2005 – December 2007, Commander, 48th Medical Group, RAF Lakenheath, England (September 2006 – January 2007, Commander, 506 EMEDS, Kirkuk AB, Iraq)
10. January 2008 – January 2010, Commander, 779th Medical Group/Malcolm Grow Medical Center, Andrews AFB, Md.
11. February 2010 – June 2012, Command Surgeon, U.S. Africa Command, Kelley Barracks, Stuttgart-Mohringen, Germany
12. June 2012 – September 2014, Command Surgeon and Director, Medical Services and Training, HQ Air Education & Training Command, Joint Base San Antonio Randolph, Texas
13. September 2014 – April 2016, Director, Education and Training, Defense Health Agency, Falls Church, Virginia; and Commandant, Medical Education and Training Campus, Joint Base San Antonio Fort Sam Houston, Texas
14. May 2016 – present, Commander, Air Force Medical Operations Agency, Joint Base San Antonio Lackland, Texas

FLIGHT INFORMATION
Rating: Senior Flight Surgeon
Flying hours: 541 hours including 26 combat flying hours
Aircraft: T-1, C-21, C12, C-40, C-37, C-17, UH-1, C-20, KC-135, UH-60A

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Defense Superior Service Medal
Legion of Merit with two oak leaf clusters
Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Aerial Achievement Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal
Army Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
Fellow, American College of Physician Executives
Fellow, American College of Healthcare Executives
Federal Health Care Executives Institute Alumni Association
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION:
Captain May 20, 1989
Major May 20, 1995
Lieutenant Colonel May 31, 2000
Colonel May 29, 2004
Brigadier General Nov 2, 2015

(Current as of May 2016)