• Branch: Army
  • Hometown/City: BALDWIN PARK, CA
  • Date of Birth: 03-07-1948
  • Date of Death: 04-07-1967
  • Conflict: Vietnam
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  • My Papa ... You are my Hero ...You are missed ..remembered.. Honored...and Loved Deeply ... Your Son Jerry

    Jerry Miller jr , Child
  • Memorial Day 2014

    Mom and I will be down to visit you and attend the services for all our American Heroes , It will probably my last as I am moving out of state , We shared some Happy and Sad times there , it just never get better .

    Know that I will make sure your short life and your sacrifice is never forgotten , I've passed on the value of remembering our families history and the importance of who you were and will always be.

    Please share a holiday memory of your parent (i.e. birthday, religious holiday, vacation).
    I've been to The Wall in Washington,DC a few times to Honor you and to many different traveling replicas and have spent time with the guys from the 173RD , even come across some friends of yours from High School .
    How has the loss of your parent impacted your family?
    It devastated my family , his Mother and Father were never the same , my Sister and I never had the chance to know him , it has been difficult !
    What did you like to do with your parent?
    Someday We will throw some Baseball , it was my passion too .
    What did you love most about your parent?
    I am told that I am just like him .
    What do you miss most about your parent?
    That I never had the chance to See , Touch , Smell , Laugh , or hug him .
    What has been the greatest challenge since the loss of your parent?
    Not having him here to teach me how to be a Man .
    What message would you like to share with families with a loved one still serving in the military?
    Thank you Brave Soldiers for our freedoms , Freedom isn't Free .. Those at home also serve and keep the home fires burning , stay strong !
    What message would you like to share with other Gold Star families?
    It never gets easier , some people say they will never forget but most do . It is for you that loved them to keep their Legacy alive , a face to a name!

    Jerry Miller JR, Child