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. 5 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, 26 27 Be It Resolved by the Senate of the State of Florida: 28 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.