Veterans History Project
Gilbert L. Miller, Master Sergeant, US Air Force, 1965-1990
The Veterans History Project of the Library of Congress collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war.
Gilbert Miller (Gil) came from Vincennes, Indiana, a smaller community in the southwest part of the state. A decision needed to be made pertaining to which branch of service Gil was going to join. His father was a disabled veteran from WWII. The elder had lost the lower part of a leg and foot from a gunshot wound…and as a result of experimental...