JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – A general officer assigned to the senior command of I Corps at JBLM will mark a career milestone Thursday. Brigadier Gen. Lloyd “Milo” Miles will be promoted to the rank of Major General in a ceremony to be conducted at 11 a.m., Feb. 17, at the American Lake Community Center, JBLM Lewis North. Miles is the Deputy Commanding General of I Corps.
Prior to his assignment to I Corps, Miles served in Baghdad from May 2009 to June 2010 as the Director of the Iraq Training and Advisory Mission, responsible for training and equipping the Iraq Army, and from September 2007 to April 2009 as the Assistant Commandant/ Deputy Commanding General of the U.S. Army Infantry School and Center at Fort Benning, Georgia.
Miles has served numerous assignments with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), most recently as Deputy Chief of Staff. He commanded 2nd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Light) from July 2002 to July 2005, and deployed with the brigade in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Other assignments include liaison officer with the Egyptian Armed Forces in Cairo, Egypt; on the Joint Staff in Washington, D.C. as a political-military planner for North Korea, and as the U.S. military representative to the 1994 Nuclear Negotiations with the North Koreans; and as Executive Officer to the Commander of U.S. Southern Command, followed by an assignment as the Executive Officer to the Chief of Staff of the Army in Washington.
Miles was commissioned in 1980, after graduating from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. His military education includes: Airborne, Ranger, Pathfinder, Air Assault Schools, Infantry Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Command and General Staff College, Joint Staff Officer Course, and a Masters Degree in Strategic Studies from the Army War College. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the U.S. Military Academy.