Traverse City Record Eagle
Editorial: Cheers: 11/24/2008
-- To Jackie Miller, of Grawn, who the Grand Traverse Area Veterans Coalition named Veteran of the Year for 2008. The organization of 23 area veterans and ladies auxiliary groups surprised Miller with the award during a Veterans Day dinner at the Elks Club. The 76-year-old former U.S. Army staff sergeant did two tours of duty in Korea and three tours in Vietnam before retiring in 1972. He later worked 22 years at Munson Medical Center. Miller founded the local chapter of the Korean War Veterans, chartered in 1989, and for years has helped out at VFW Post 2780.