South Lake Tahoe man prepares for Army duty
David Christopher Miller, son of Regina Stiemer and Jay Miller, enlisted for three years with the United States Army as a motor transportation operator.
David’s dad is a sergeant for the Santa Ana police department.
David’s mom is a retired dispatcher from the Desert Hot Springs police department.
David’s sister, Audi Miller, is the receptionist for the Tahoe Daily Tribune.
David was raised in Southern California and has lived in South Lake Tahoe for nearly two years.
David will begin basic training at Fort Sil, Okla., for eight weeks, then begin his airborne training for two weeks at Fort Benning, Ga., then proceed to his advanced individual training at Fort Leonardwood, Mo., for a total of 20 weeks and four days.
His score on the ASVAB entitled David for the Army College Fund, giving him $53,424 which he will receive upon leaving the Army at a rate of $1,484 per month for 36 academic months, tax free.
If you would like any information on how you could benefit from some of the Army programs please call Michael E. Russino, civilian army counselor at (877) 468-8479.