Thursday, May 31, 2012
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff Wednesday, June 6th in honor of Pvt. First-Class Cale Clyde Miller, a Kansas native who died of wounds suffered from enemy action on Thursday, May 24th while serving in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.
“On behalf of a grateful state, Lt. Governor Colyer and I offer our prayers and deepest condolences to the family of Pvt. Miller during this difficult time. Cale’s bravery and sacrifice forever enshrines him in our memory as a true Kansas hero,” said Governor Brownback.
Pvt. Miller will be laid to rest at Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery on June 6th.
Miller, 23, was a member of the 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division based out of Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. He was a 2007 graduate of Olathe Northwest High School and joined the Army in February of 2011.