Medal of Honor recipient enshrined in Hall of Heroes

By Cherie CullenOctober 21, 2010

Staff Sgt. Robert J. Miller's Special Forces teammates listen to the Medal of Honor citation of their comrade. Miller was killed Jan. 25, 2008 in Afghanistan while single-handedly holding off Taliban insurgents. At the expense of his life, Miller's actions allowed his team and 15 Afghan soldiers to fall back from a close-range ambush.
1 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Staff Sgt. Robert J. Miller's Special Forces teammates listen to the Medal of Honor citation of their comrade. Miller was killed Jan. 25, 2008 in Afghanistan while single-handedly holding off Taliban insurgents. At the expense of his life, Miller's actions allowed his team and 15 Afghan soldiers to fall back from a close-range ambush. (Photo Credit: J.D. Leipold) VIEW ORIGINAL
Army Secretary John M. McHugh presents a plaque to Phil and Maureen Miller, the parents of Medal of Honor recipient, Staff Sgt. Robert J. Miller, as Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. looks on during a ceremony at the Pentagon, Oct. 7, 2010. President Barack Obama posthumously awarded Miller the nation's highest honor for heroic actions in Afghanistan, where on Jan. 25, 2008, Miller sacrificed his life to save the lives of his teammates and 15 Afghanistan soldiers.
2 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Army Secretary John M. McHugh presents a plaque to Phil and Maureen Miller, the parents of Medal of Honor recipient, Staff Sgt. Robert J. Miller, as Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. looks on during a ceremony at the Pentagon, Oct. 7, 2010. President Barack Obama posthumously awarded Miller the nation's highest honor for heroic actions in Afghanistan, where on Jan. 25, 2008, Miller sacrificed his life to save the lives of his teammates and 15 Afghanistan soldiers. (Photo Credit: Cherie Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL