Staff Sgt. Jeremy Miller is the United States Air Force's F-35A Lightning II Heritage Flight Team Specialist Systems lead technician, 56th Fighter Wing, Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. In this capacity, he is responsible for representing Air Education and Training Command, Air Combat Command, United States Air Force, Department of Defense and the United States of America at 16 air shows annually while providing expert guidance on mission and vehicle system health status. By doing so, he ensures Heritage Flight pilots are equipped with a safe and effective jet to execute their mission of showcasing the Air Force’s premier fifth-generation aircraft for millions of spectators each year.
Sergeant Miller was born at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas. He attended Farmington Senior High School, in Farmington, Minnesota, graduating June 2008. He enlisted into the United States Air Force October 2008. His career includes assignments as an F-15E Strike Eagle avionics apprentice, A-10C Warthog avionics journeyman/craftsman, F-35A specialist and COMSEC responsible officer. He has deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Odyssey Dawn.
2013 Airman Leadership School, Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz.
1. 2009 – 2011, 48th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron – F-15E Avionics Apprentice, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, United Kingdom
2. 2011 – 2013, 355th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron – A-10C Avionics Journeyman, Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz.
3. 2013 – 2014, 51st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron – A-10C Avionics Craftsman, Osan AB, Republic of Korea
4. 2014 – present, 56th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron – F-35 Integrated Avionics Craftsman, Luke AFB, Ariz.
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
AF Meritorious Unit Award
Korean Defense Service Medal
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Airman April 14, 2009
Airman First Class Feb. 14, 2010
Senior Airman Oct. 14, 2011
Staff Sergeant Feb. 1, 2014
(Current as of February 2016)