Marines


Biography

 

Colonel Brian Miller
Commanding Officer, Deployment Processing Command / Reserve Support Unit-East

Colonel Miller is a native of Southern New Jersey.  He attended Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in communications.  He was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in June 1995.

Upon completion of The Basic School, Lieutenant Miller attended Cryptologic Division Officers course at Naval Air Station Pensacola, FL and was assigned the 0206 Signals Intelligence MOS.  Lieutenant Miller’s first assignment was with 1st Radio Battalion, Kaneohe Bay, HI, where he served as a SIGINT Support Platoon Commander, and H&S Company Commander.  During this tour, he also deployed with the 31st MEU as the SIGINT Support Team OIC in support of Operation Desert Fox. 

In 1999, Captain Miller transferred to the Individual Ready Reserve where he worked as a Certified Financial Advisor for Prudential Securities in La Jolla, CA.  He was recalled to active duty following the 9/11 terrorists attacks and assigned to the First Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, CA as the G2 Deputy Operations Officer.  During this tour, he deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.  In 2004, Captain Miller then transferred to the active reserve program and was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve, New Orleans, LA as the Deputy AC/S G2.  Upon graduation from the MAGTF Intelligence Officers Course in Dam Neck, VA in 2006, Major Miller was assigned as the Inspector & Instructor of Alpha Company, Intelligence Support Battalion, Miramar, CA.

After graduating from Air Force Command and Staff College in 2009, Major Miller was assigned to the National Plans Branch, Plans, Policy, and Operations (PP&O) directorate Headquarters Marine Corps, Washington DC, where he served as the Reserve Policy branch head. In 2011, Lieutenant Colonel Miller was assigned to Marine Forces Pacific, Camp Smith, HI to serve as the G3 Force Management Branch Head. 

Following his tour at Marine Forces Pacific, in 2014, Lieutenant Colonel Miller returned to First Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, CA, where he served as the Command Reserve Liaison Officer.  In 2017, Colonel Miller was assigned as the Senior Reserve Integrator and Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff G3 operations with III Marine Expeditionary Force in Okinawa, Japan.  Col Miller assumed command of Deployment Processing Command / Reserve Support Unit – East on 17 July 2020.