Florida Senate - 2012                            (NP)    SR 2030
       By Senator Altman
       24-01900-12                                           20122030__
    1                          Senate Resolution                        
    2         A resolution recognizing the valor and distinction of
    3         service of United States Army Staff Sergeant Robert J.
    4         Miller.
    6         WHEREAS, Robert J. Miller was born in Harrisburg,
    7  Pennsylvania, on October 14, 1983, and resided in Oviedo before
    8  enlisting in the Army in 2003, and
    9         WHEREAS, United States Army Staff Sergeant Robert J. Miller
   10  was admired by his fellow soldiers for his determination to meet
   11  any challenge and served his country with great valor and
   12  distinction as a member of Company A, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special
   13  Forces Group, and
   14         WHEREAS, on January 25, 2008, Staff Sergeant Robert J.
   15  Miller and his fellow soldiers fought heroically during combat
   16  operations in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, and
   17         WHEREAS, during that battle, Staff Sergeant Robert J.
   18  Miller selflessly exposed himself to enemy fire to save the
   19  lives of more than 20 soldiers, and
   20         WHEREAS, Staff Sergeant Robert J. Miller was posthumously
   21  awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in recognition of his
   22  heroic actions on that day, and
   23         WHEREAS, Staff Sergeant Robert J. Miller’s selfless
   24  sacrifice epitomizes the extraordinary character of our nation’s
   25  fighting forces, NOW, THEREFORE,
   27  Be It Resolved by the Senate of the State of Florida:
   29         That the members of the Senate recognize the late United
   30  States Army Staff Sergeant Robert J. Miller with untold
   31  gratitude, admiration, and honor for the ultimate sacrifice he
   32  made on behalf of his country.
   33         BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this resolution, with
   34  the Seal of the Senate affixed, be presented to the family of
   35  the late United States Army Staff Sergeant Robert J. Miller as a
   36  tangible token of the sentiments of the Florida Senate.