10th Battalion, Army Reserves Careers Division
Army Reserve Career Counselor of the Year
Staff Sergeant Erin M. Miller entered the United States Army in December 2002 as a 68W1ON3; Health Care Specialist and Occupational Therapy Assistant. Her units of assignment included the 528th Combat Stress Control Detachment. 261st Area Support Medical Battalion at Fort Bragg and the General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital at Fort Leonard Wood. Staff Sergeant Miller served in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from April 2005 to April 2006 in Ad Diwaniyah directly supporting 14 coalition forces on a Combat Stress Control team. After her time spent on Active Duty, she continued her service in the Army Reserves as an Occupational Therapy Assistant. In 2007, she reclassified to an Army Reserve Career Counselor and has been a part of 10th Battalion, Army Reserves Careers Division since May 2009.
She has completed Warrior Leadership Course achieving Commandant’s List and Basic Non-commissioned Officer Course achieving Distinguished Honor Graduate. She also has completed the Army Reserve Career Counselor Course as the Distinguished Honor Graduate; Duty Appointed re-enlistment Non-commissioned Officer Workshop; health Care Specialist Course achieving Soldier of the Cycle; Occupational Therapy Assistant Course; Level I Combatives Training and Advanced Marksmanship Training.
Her awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal with 1 oak leaf cluster; Army Achievement Medal; Army Good Conduct Medal; Non-commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon with Numeral 2 Device; Iraqi Campaign Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Overseas Service Ribbon; National Defense Service Medal; Army Service Ribbon; Career Counselor Badge; and German Armed Forces Badge.
Staff Sgt. Miller will complete her bachelor’s degree in Accounting in the winter of 2011. She also has her associate’s degree in Occupational Therapy.
In addition to her civilian education and duties as an Army Reserve Soldier; Staff Sergeant Miller and her husband, Sergeant Craig Miller, are the parents of one-year-old.
Miller’s short-term career goals are to win the 2011 Secretary of the Army, Army Reserve Career Counselor of the Year Competition; be promoted to Sgt. 1st Class in 2012; and to complete her bachelor’s degree in the winter of 2011. Her long-term goals are to retire from the Army, Reserves as a Ltc.; to complete her master’s degree and to travel the world with her family.