John “Dick” R Miller

Branch: Army
Served: 1965 - 1967
Hometown: Germantown, Maryland
Written by: Andrew Field, Son in law

John Richard “Dick” Miller was drafted into the US Army during the Vietnam-era, but ended up in Nike Hercules missile school and served in the Cold War in West Germany. After discharge, he finished college and had 2 careers, the first and longer with the local Gas company in software systems, and the second as a para-educator and musician for special education. After gait issues starting 2020, Dick was ultimately diagnosed with ALS in 2022. The VA has been a huge materiel and financial resource keeping him home in safety and comfort. Dick’s daughter and family live close and visit weekly.

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