General Austin “Scott” Miller

General Austin "Scott" Miller

General Scott Miller


General Miller is a Shields & Stripes Ambassador.

General Austin “Scott” Miller has an extensive military career of over 38 years. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1983 and concluded active duty in 2021. He served in multiple leadership roles in challenging geopolitical spaces, including the Indo-Pacific, Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia. He is the longest serving commander of the war in Afghanistan.

General Miller played a crucial role in the pursuit of high-value targets, including Osama Bin Laden and was a prominent figure in the Global War on Terror. He was the final commander of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Resolute Support Mission and United States Forces Afghanistan. He also commanded multiple Special Operation Task Forces in the Middle East and South Asia.

As an Airborne-Ranger and Infantry officer, he commanded at every level, including the Task Force Ranger assault force during Operation Gothic Serpent AKA “Blackhawk Down” in Mogadishu, in Operation Iraqi Freedom, South Korea as a company commander, the Joint Special Operations Command, and concluding his service as the final commander of NATO’s Resolute Support Mission and United States Forces Afghanistan.

General Miller has earned an incredible array of awards, including two Combat Infantryman Badges, two Purple Hearts, the Silver Star, Bronze Star, the Legion of Merit and a remarkable 20 Overseas Service Bars.

General Miller shares an innate passion for the Shields & Stripes mission. His steadfast commitment to the health of Veterans and first responders reflects his understanding of the challenges they face. As a Shields & Stripes Ambassador, he will play a vital role in outreach, increasing awareness of our mission, and ensuring that the men and women who protect us receive the care they so rightfully deserve.