Keith A. Miller

EAST ISLIP, NY, U.S.A.

U.S. MARINE CORPS

CPL, MCAS (3rd MAW, MACG-38, MACS-1, Det C), YUMA, AZ

09/01/2015, YUMA, AZ


Keith Anthony Miller was born on January 22, 1993 in Glendale, Queens, NY. He grew up in East Islip, Long Island, NY. He loved sports and video games. He was intelligent, always came home with excellent grades and never had to study.

CPL Miller joined Civil Air Patrol when he was 13. He competed in Color Guard Competitions and Drill Competitions. He attained the rank of 2nd LT and received the Billy Mitchell Award. He was on the high school football team as a freshman, and on the HS wrestling team his junior year.

Throughout his high school years he always spoke about going into the military. After graduation, he tried his hand at college. But Keith wanted to be a Marine. He enlisted in the Marine Corps and in February 2012 left for boot camp. He graduated Parris Island in May 2012. He finished his MOS in Pensacola, FL in May 2013 as a Radar Tech. He was stationed at Marine Air Station, Yuma, AZ.

On September 1, 2015 in Yuma, AZ, CPL Keith A. Miller died suddenly. It was a shock to his Marine Corps brothers and sisters, all of his friends and family back home. No one saw any signs of his struggles. He had a sarcastic sense of humor. He was compassionate and always ready to lend a hand to anyone in need. He could be relied on to get the job done.

Keith made a lasting mark on anyone who knew him and certainly made a mark in this world. He will forever be loved and missed.