My Experience

Colonel (Retired) Chris Miller
United States Army

A selfless proven leader who cares, listens, and fights to help Jacksonville realize its full potential!
Current Service

District Director (2017 – present)
United States Representative John Rutherford 

Previous Service

Strategic Advisor (2014 – 2017)
Jacksonville-Based Small Businesses and Non-Profits 

Military Service

Active Duty (1984 – 2014)
United States Army

30-year active-duty United States Army career creating, leading, and improving various organizations and retired in 2014 as a full Colonel. 

  • Led Army recruiting for Jacksonville
  • Worked in the Pentagon on the Army staff helping establish policy 
  • Helped plan the first U.S. operation in Bosnia/deployed to enforce the Dayton Peace Accord
  • Served as the city mayor and city manager for 17 Army bases in Germany, managed a $333 million budget for operations, services, and contracts over a 4,000 square mile area
  • Served as the Inspector General for U.S. forces throughout Europe and Israel, worked directly for the four-flag NATO/U.S. European Command Commander
  • Served as the Inspector General for the Florida National Guard throughout Florida
  • Bachelors, Industrial Relations, Clarion University of Pennsylvania
  • Master of Business Administration, Management, Golden Gate University
  • Master of Arts, Strategic Studies, U.S. Army War College
  • Graduate Program, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Defense College 

My Focus When Elected

  • Success of Small and Large Businesses
  • Smart Growth and Development
  • Safe Communities
  • Support Law Enforcement, Firefighters, First Responders, Military, and Veterans
  • Support Increased Mental Health Care
  • Superb Schools
  • Stronger Accountability, Transparency, and Effectiveness

Chris Miller is a retired member of the U.S. Army. Use of his military rank, job titles and photographs in uniform does not imply endorsement by the Department of Defense.

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