Charles F. Miller, Jr. 1949
Charles Fredric Miller, later class of 1949, was in the Merchant Marine from 1941 to 1946. During that time, he served aboard 9 vessels, one of which was torpedoed of the coast of Russia, near Murmansk. From the War Shipping Administration, he received the Atlantic War Zone Bar, the Pacific War Zone Bar, and the Mediterranean Middle East War Zone Bar, confirming his service in each of these areas, as well as the Merchant Marine Combat Bar, confirming his active service aboard a ship engaged in direct enemy action. When the war ended, he had reached the rank of Lieutenant, junior grade. After the war, he worked for NASA on Sounding Rockets and on the Apollo mission.