Melvin Dale Miller was born on February 13, 1949. According to our records Iowa was Miller's home or enlistment state. Furthermore, we have Newell listed as the city and Buena Vista County included within the archival record.
Melvin Dale Miller had enlisted in the Army. Entered via Selective Service. Served during the Vietnam War. Start of tour or enlistment date was January 4, 1970. Miller had the rank of Specialist Four. Occupation or specialty was Heavy Vehicle Driver. Service number was 481624590. Served with 1st Logistical Command, 7th Transport Battalion, 48th Transportation Group, 534th Transportation Company.
Miller experienced a traumatic event which resulted in loss of life on July 14, 1970. Recorded circumstances attributed to: "Died through hostile action, small arms fire". Incident location: South Vietnam, Tay Ninh province.
REMEMBERED and MEMORIALS
Melvin is honored on the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Washington DC. Name inscribed at VVM Wall, Panel 08w, Line 18.
AWARDS and COMMENDATIONS
Listed below are some of the awards, medals and commendations that Melvin Dale Miller either received or may have been qualified for.