Colonel Todd D. Miller

Col. Todd D. Miller is the Operations Group Commander at the 185th Air Refueling Wing, Iowa Air National Guard, Sioux City, Iowa. In this role, he is responsible for the operation of KC-135R Statotankers and their aircrew members, as well as Airfield Management, Aircrew Flight Equipment, Military Intelligence, and Administrative Support areas of the Operations Group.
Col. Miller began his career in 1998 enlisting in the Iowa Air National Guard after being selected to become a F-16 pilot for the Wing. He gained his commission the same year after attending the Academy of Military Science. Col. Miller graduated from Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training in 2001 and F-16 FTU in Phoenix, Arizona in 2002. He has held the following positions flying the F-16: Chief of Training and Scheduling, Chief of Wing Plans and DTOC Assistant Director of Operations. He has also served at the ANGRC Andrews AFB in A8 as the SPS Liaison. Following the mission conversion to the MQ-9 Reaper, Col. Miller was the first 124th Attack Squadron Director of Operations and then served as the 124th Attack Squadron Commander. Starting in January of 2021 he was selected to serve as the operations Group Council Chair for the Guard RPA enterprise. He served as the Operations Group Commander and the Vice Commander for the 132d Wing. Prior to his current position, Col. Miller was the Strategic Director, A5/8 at the Iowa National Guard, Joint Force Headquarters, Johnston, Iowa.
Col. Miller is a Command Pilot with over 2,300 hours in the F16 C/D, F-16 C+, RC-26 and MQ-9 and has flown over 500 combat hours in support of Operation NORTHERN WATCH, Operation IRAQI FREEDON, Operation INHERENT RESOLVE, and Operation COPPER DUNE.
1997 Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa
2005 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2008 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2018 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
1.  January 2020 – February 2001, STUDENT, Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training, Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas
2.  March 2001 – May 2001, STUDENT, Introduction to Fighter Fundamentals, Sheppard AFB, Texas
3.  June 2001 – March 2002, STUDENT, F-16 Fighter Training Unit, Phoenix, Ariz.
4.  March 2022 – November 2008, F-16 FIGHTER PILOT, 132d Fighter Wing, Des Moines, Iowa
5.  November 2008 – November 2011, CHIEF OF WING PLANS, 132d Fighter Wing, Des Moines, Iowa
6.  December 2011 – October 2012, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS, 132d Fighter Wing, Des Moines, Iowa
7.  October 2012 – April 2013, A8 AND STRATEGIC PLANNING SYSTEM LIASON, Air National Guard Readiness Center, Andrews AFB, Md.
8.  April 2013 – September 2013, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, 132d Fighter Wing, Des Moines, Iowa
9.  October 2013 – November 2015, DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS, 124th Attack Squadron, 132d Wing, Des Moines, Iowa
10.  November 2015 – January 2018, COMMANDER, 124th Attack Squadron, 132d Wing, Des Moines, Iowa
11.  January 2018 – November 2023, COMMANDER, Operations Group, 132d Wing, Des Moines, Iowa
12.  November 2023 – February 2023, VICE COMMANDER, 132d Wing, Des Moines, Iowa
13.  February 2023 – July 2023, STRATEGIC DIRECTOR A5/8, Iowa Joint Force Headquarters, Johnston, Iowa
14.  July 2023 – Present, COMMANDER, Operations Group, 185th Air Refueling Wing, Sioux City, Iowa
Rating: Command Pilot
Flight Hours: More than 2,800
Aircraft Flown: T-37B, T-38A, AT-38B, F-16A/B, F-16C/D, MQ-9, RC-26
Meritorious Service Medal
Air Medal
Aerial Achievement Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
Meritorious Unit Award
2005 Company Grade Officer of the Year
2006 Superior Performer, Operational Readiness Inspection
2011 SAV Outstanding Performer
Second Lieutenant August 20, 1999
First Lieutenant August 20, 2001
Captain August 21, 2003
Major September 26, 2007
Lieutenant Colonel November 25, 2013
Colonel July 31, 2019

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