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Veteran of the Month Robert H. Miller

Robert H. Miller was born on September 27th, 1934 in the city of Philadelphia.  Bobby, as he is known, was educated in the Philadelphia school system, attending such schools as Smedley Grade School, Harding Jr. High School and Northeast High School at 8th and Lehigh.robert h miller crop

Bobby also went to Community College for Social and Mental Health courses. While in High School he loved track and field and football.

Bobby, at a young age, joined the Lord’s army and became a member of the Second Baptist Church of Frankford.

Robert was drafted into the U. S. Army during the Korean War era.  He did his basic training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina and Fort Bragg, North Carolina.  He also trained at Fort Bliss where he was permanently stationed.

While he served, Robert received various medals and awards and was promoted to the rank of Specialist E-5, equivalent to sergeant.  He served his time and was honorably discharged.

Robert worked in a dry cleaning business and then became self employed in various businesses such as a limo business, arcades and grocery store operator in the Frankford section of Philadelphia.

Robert loves his children Darell, Cornell, Roselyn, Derrick and Robert.  He has been active in community projects and a member of American Legion Post 224, the Boys and Girls Club and PAL.  He loves Darts and various sports and loves traveling and going to flea markets.

Robert – Thank you for your service.