Graham Miller (RAF officer)

Sir Graham Miller

Air Marshal Miller is helped with his helmet prior to taking off from the United States Navy aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN-65)
Born (1951-10-31) 31 October 1951
Allegiance United Kingdom
Service/branch Royal Air Force
Years of service 1967–2007
Rank Air Marshal
Commands held Air Secretary (2003–04)
Training Group (2002–03)
RAF Lossiemouth (1995–98)
No. 17 (F) Squadron (1990–92)
Battles/wars War in Afghanistan
Awards Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire

Air Marshal Sir Graham Anthony "Dusty" Miller, KBE (born 31 October 1951) is a retired senior Royal Air Force officer.

RAF career

Miller joined the RAF as a craft apprentice in No 210 entry, No. 1 School of Technical Training, RAF Halton in 1967. In 1969 he qualified as a junior technician at RAF Halton[1] and was commissioned as an acting pilot officer on 2 January 1970 together with fellow member of 210th entry craft apprentices, Junior Technician Michael David James King.[2] He was appointed Air Officer Commanding Training Group in 2002,[3] Air Secretary in 2003[4] and Deputy Commander at Joint Force Command in Naples in 2004[5] before retiring on 31 January 2008.[6] In 2002, he was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire for his service in Saudi Arabia,[7] and upgraded to a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2007 New Year Honours.[8]

He now flies as a RAFVR(T) officer with the Air Experience Flight at RAF Cosford.

Miller was elected national President of the Royal Air Forces Association at the RAF Association's Annual Conference in Eastbourne on 15 May 2011. He was congratulated by the outgoing President, Air Marshal Philip Sturley.


Military offices
Preceded by
Air Officer Commanding Training Group
Succeeded by
David Walker
Preceded by
Ian Stewart
Air Secretary
Succeeded by
Peter Ruddock

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