CAPT Kevin Miller USN (Ret.)
Retired Navy Captain Kevin Miller is a third generation naval officer and growing up lived throughout the United States. He graduated from the University of Mississippi and was designated a Naval Aviator in August 1983. In his career he flew the A-7E Corsair II and FA-18C Hornet, deploying overseas six times throughout the 1980’s and 90’s aboard the aircraft carriers Nimitz, Dwight D. Eisenhower, George Washington, Theodore Roosevelt and Enterprise. He finished his career in the Pentagon serving on the staff of the Secretary of the Navy, retiring in 2005.
After leaving the service Kevin was employed as an associate at two Washington DC defense consulting firms, and it was during this time he drafted his first novel Raven One. In 2010 he joined the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Today he is a self-employed defense consultant and the Amazon Best-Selling author of the military action-adventure novels Raven One and Declared Hostile, which have been read by tens of thousands of readers.
Kevin earned a Master of Science in Business Management from Florida State University and a Master of National Security Policy and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College. During his military career he accumulated over 3,600 flight hours and 1,000 carrier landings from the decks of 11 aircraft carriers. His personal decorations include the Bronze Star, the Air Medal (with combat “V”), and two strike-flight Air Medals.
Kevin volunteers in several local church and civic organizations and serves as Vice President of Legislative Affairs for the Tailhook Association. He lectures on how the culture of continuous improvement is critical for team success and about the importance of the Battle of Midway to world history. He also gives an enlightening talk about his writing journey. He is working on his next novel.