Miles, Milton Edward, VADM

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Last Rank
Vice Admiral
Primary Unit
1956-1958, 3rd Naval District
Service Years
1917 - 1958
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Home Town
Jerome, AZ
Last Address
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Date of Passing
Mar 25, 1961
Location of Interment
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Last Known Activity

1942 Promoted to Commander and Captain

1942-1943 U.S. Naval Observer, Chung King, China and Chief of OSS (Office of Strategic Services) for the Far East

1943-1945 Deputy Director, Sino-American Cooperative Organization (SACO)

1944-1945 Commander, U.S. Naval Group, China

1945 Appointed Rear Admiral, for temporary service

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Admiral Miles was the Commanding Officer of the Sino-American Cooperative Organization (SACO) and later Commander, U.S. Naval Group, China during WWII from 1942 to the end of hostilities in late 1945.
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Naval Postgraduate School (Faculty Staff)USS Saratoga (CV-3)US NavyCNO - OPNAV
US Naval Group China (SACO)US Naval Group China (SACO)USS Columbus (CA-74)Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
  1927-1928, Naval Postgraduate School (Faculty Staff)
  1928-1929, Naval Postgraduate School (Faculty Staff)
  1929-1929, Columbia University, New York (Faculty Staff), Naval Postgraduate School (Faculty Staff)
  1929-1932, USS Saratoga (CV-3)
  1932-1934, Bureau of Engineering
  1939-1942, CNO - OPNAV
  1942-1942, US Naval Group China (SACO)
  1942-1945, US Naval Group China (SACO)
  1945-1946, US Naval Group China (SACO)
  1946-1947, USS Columbus (CA-74)
  1947-1948, Commander Service Force, Atlantic Fleet, Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
  1949-1949, Commander, Cruiser Division SIX
  1949-1950, Commander, Cruiser Division FOUR
  1950-1954, CNO - OPNAV
  1954-1956, 15th Naval District
  1956-1958, 3rd Naval District
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1941-1945 World War II
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval AcademyNaval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CAColumbia University
  1918-1922, United States Naval Academy
  1927-1929, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
  1929-1929, Columbia University
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