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Medal of Honor: Staff Sgt. Robert Miller

Green Beret Robert Miller received a posthumous Medal of Honor after he was killed in an ambush in Afghanistan while moving through Kunar Province near the Pakistan border on Jan. 25, 2008.

Obama Presents Medal of Honor

Oct. 6, 2010: President Obama presents the Medal of Honor to family members of Staff Sgt. Robert Miller. 

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Staff Sgt. Robert Miller's Parents

Oct. 6, 2010: Miller's parents speak to media. 

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War Hero Honored

Miller's parents and seven siblings will accept the award for Robert at the White House on Wednesday.

Team in Afghanistan

Staff Sgt. Robert Miller’s team photo taken in Naray, Afghanistan.

Early Years

Miller was born on Oct. 14, 1983 in Harrisburg, Pa.

Early Years

Miller was born on Oct. 14, 1983 in Harrisburg, Pa.

Early Years

Miller’s parents said when he was a boy he begged them for a BB gun.

Early Years

Miller’s parents said he was so totally consumed with gymnastics the instructors "would have to throw him out of the gym and say: 'Rob, we're done, we're shutting down. Get out of here,' and kick him out of the gym."

Early Years

Miller’s parents said he was so totally consumed with gymnastics the instructors "would have to throw him out of the gym and say: 'Rob, we're done, we're shutting down. Get out of here,' and kick him out of the gym."

Training

Robert Miller in Ranger school.

Training

Miller learns to shoot from horseback in a Special Forces training exercise.

On Duty

Staff Sgt. Robert Miller in Afghanistan.

On Duty

Staff Sgt. Robert Miller in Afghanistan.

Meeting With Tribal Elders

Miller often dressed in traditional Afghan clothing when meeting with tribal elders. He learned to speak the local dialect, Pashtu.

Blending In

Staff Sgt. Robert Miller grew a beard to gain acceptance among the locals.

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Miller in Afghanistan

Staff Sergeant Robert Miller, Afghanistan.

At Ease

Staff Sgt. Robert Miller with fellow soldiers in Afghanistan.

Ready for Battle

Miller is seen in full gear before patrol.

Borderlands

Staff Sgt. Robert Miller near the Torkham border with Pakistan.

Medal of Honor: Staff Sgt. Robert Miller

Green Beret Robert Miller received a posthumous Medal of Honor after he was killed in an ambush in Afghanistan while moving through Kunar Province near the Pakistan border on Jan. 25, 2008.

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