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Breaking Barriers: AF Reserve's first 4-star

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  • Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command Public Affairs

Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller was nominated by President Donald Trump and confirmed by the U.S. Senate for promotion to the rank of General on August 20, 2018.

Miller will become the first Reserve Citizen Airman in the history of the Air Force Reserve to pin on a 4th star. In 2016, she became the first female in history of the Air Force Reserve to be chief of the Air Force Reserve and commander of the Air Force Reserve Command.

She joined the Air Force in 1981, a distinguished graduate of the Reserve Officer Training Corps program at Ohio State University. She is a command pilot with more than 4,800 flying hours in numerous aircraft. Prior to her current assignment, she was the deputy to the chief of the Air Force Reserve in Washington D.C., commanded two wings and held numerous staff positions at the unit, Air Staff and Joint Staff levels.

Miller will become the first Reserve Citizen Airman to lead Air Mobility Command, a Total Force mission supported by the Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve.

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