Based in Virginia, Craig Miller was on temporary assignment in New York on September 11, 2001. He was with the Special Services Division, which provides protection for vehicles carrying important officials and foreign dignitaries. Craig was in New York to provide federal-level security as part of the annual United Nations General Assembly.
Craig had joined the Secret Service in January of 2000. He was a highly decorated army veteran who served his country in Operation Desert Storm. Craig was awarded two Bronze Stars and the Kuwait Liberation Medal for his military service.
He received extensive emergency response and medical training during and after his military career. Craig was in the right place at the right time to use his training. This American hero is believed to have played a vital role on 9/11 in the saving of thousands of lives at the cost of his own.