27-year-old soldier dies at Fort Bragg

Posted at 11:51 AM, Aug 24, 2017

FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- The death of a 27-year-old Indiana soldier is under investigation after he died at a Fort Bragg hospital on Tuesday. 

According to a release sent by the 18th Field Artillery Brigade, Specialist Myles A. Miller of Marion, Indiana, died at Womack Army Medical Center. His cause of death remains under investigation. 

Specialist Miller, who entered the Army in April 2015 as a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear specialist, was assigned to the 583rd Forward Support Company in the 188th Brigade Support Battalion. 

“Specialist Miller’s positive attitude, strong work ethic and genuine desire to serve earned him positions of esteem,” said Captain Raul Martinez, the commander of the 583rd Forward Support Company. “His potential was unlimited and everyone recognized him as a future leader of soldiers. His character and actions left an everlasting impression on everyone he encountered within our organization and he will always be remembered by them."

Specialist Miller’s awards include the Army Achievement Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Army Overseas Service Ribbon, and was posthumously awarded the Army Commendation Medal.