|BRIGADIER GENERAL RONALD B "BRUCE" MILLER|
Brig. Gen. Ronald "Bruce" Miller is the Commander of the 301st Fighter Wing, Air Force Reserve Command, Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, Texas. He is responsible for providing a combat ready force comprised of approximately 2,280 Reserve, regular and civilian Airmen, and resources to support national objectives. The wing leverages both Classic and Active associations at three locations to employ the F-16C, F-22, MQ-1B and MQ-9 and T-38 aircraft.
General Miller received his commission through the Reserve Officer Training Corps after graduating from the University of South Carolina where he earned a bachelor's degree in business administration and management. He entered pilot training at Williams Air Force Base, Ariz., in 1983 and has since logged more than 3,350 hours as a command pilot.
General Miller has served as a fighter squadron commander, deputy commander of an operations group and vice commander of a wing. He deployed in support of operations Deny Flight, Joint Forge and Enduring Freedom.
Before assuming his current position, General Miller was assigned as mobilization assistant to the Director, Plans and Programs, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, Va. In his civilian employment, he is an airline pilot with a major U.S. carrier.
1983 Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and management, University of South Carolina
1987 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2002 Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence
2005 Air War College, by correspondence
2008 Joint Air and Space Operations Senior Staff Course, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
2008 Master of Business Administration degree in strategic leadership, Western Governor's University
2010 Joint Forces Reserve Orientation Course, Joint Forces Staff Command, Norfolk, Va.
2012 Joint Flag Officers Warfighting Course, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1. May 1983 - June 1984, student, undergraduate pilot training, Williams AFB, Ariz.
2. July 1984 - September 1984, student, fighter lead-in training, Holloman AFB, N.M.
3. September 1984 - February 1985, student, A-10 Replacement Training Unit, Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz.
4. February 1985 - March 1988, A-10 instructor and standardization and evaluation pilot, 74th Tactical Fighter Squadron, England AFB, La.
5. April 1988 - December 1988, OA-10 forward air controller and instructor pilot, 23rd Tactical Air Support Squadron, Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz.
6. January 1989 - October 1990, OA-10 weapons and tactics officer, 602nd Tactical Air Control Wing, Davis-Monthan, AFB, Ariz.
7. August 1991 - March 1994, A-10 instructor pilot, 45th Fighter Squadron, Grissom AFB, Ind.
8. March 1994 - September 1999, A-10 Instructor pilot and flight commander, 47th Fighter Squadron, Barksdale AFB, La.
9. October 1999 - July 2001, admissions liaison officer, 9001st Air Reserve Squadron, Air Reserve Personnel Center, Denver, Colo.
10. August 2001 - February 2004, air operations staff officer and Chief of Combat Operations Training, 10th Air Force, Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, Texas
11. March 2004 - March 2006, Commander, 706th Fighter Squadron, NAS JRB New Orleans, La. (September 2004 - December 2004, Commander, 706th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan)
12. March 2006 - December 2006, Deputy Commander, 917th Operations Group, Barksdale AFB, La.
13. December 2006 - December 2009, Vice Commander, 917th Wing, Barksdale AFB, La. (May 2009 - October 2009, battle watch captain, Joint Operations Center, Headquarters U.S. European Command, Stuttgart, Germany)
14. January 2010 - October 2010, mobilization assistant to the Director, Plans and Programs, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, Va.
15. October 2010 - present, Commander, 301st Fighter Wing, NAS Fort Worth JRB, Texas
Rating: Command pilot
Flight hours: More than 3,350
Aircraft flown: A/OA-10, F-16, T-37 and T-38
MAJOR AWARDS & DECORATIONS
Legion of Merit
Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Medal with oak leaf cluster
Aerial Achievement Medal
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Achievement Medal with oak leaf cluster
Joint Meritorious Unit Award with oak leaf cluster
Meritorious Unit Award with oak leaf cluster
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with three oak leaf clusters
Combat Readiness Medal with three oak leaf clusters
National Defense Service Medal with bronze star
Afghanistan Campaign Medal with bronze star
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Armed Forces Service Medal with bronze star
Humanitarian Service Medal with bronze star
Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border
Air Force Longevity Service with silver oak leaf cluster
Armed Forces Reserve Medal with three "M" devices
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon
Air Force Training Ribbon
Second Lieutenant May 13, 1983
First Lieutenant May 13, 1985
Captain May 13, 1987
Major May 13, 1997
Lieutenant Colonel Sept. 4, 2003
Colonel Jan. 26, 2007
Brigadier General Dec. 24, 2010
(Current as of March 2013)