Lt. Cmdr. Robert L. Miller, Sr. ’42, ’47 JD

Author: Susan Good

Lt. Cmdr. Robert L. Miller, Sr., has been named recipient of the 2011 Rev. William Corby, C.S.C., Award for his distinguished military service. Lt. Cmdr. Miller is a former Superior Court Judge and a Naval officer in World War II. He received the Purple Heart for wounds received in the battle of Okinawa. After earning his law degree at Notre Dame, Miller remained involved in veterans’ issues during a career as a lawyer and judge. He founded “Miller’s Vets” in 2009 to assist impoverished veterans, giving them housing, military uniforms, “boot camp” refreshers, and chances to participate in parades and community events.