Shortly after North Korean forces crossed the 38th parallel, invading South Korea, the United States joined in the fight. Once again members of the Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department were called to military service and off to fight the war. They included the Miller brothers.
John "Jack" Devine
U.S. Marine Corps
John "Jack" Devine was a member of the Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department from 1945 until his death in September of 2000. We believe that he served as part of the U.S. Marine Corps and are currently researching this information. We will post more information as it becomes available.
Staff Sergeant Aurthur Miller
U.S. Air Force 3rd Bomber Wing
Staff Sergeant Arthur Miller served in the U.S. Air Force from 1948 to 1952. He was assigned to Base Operations for the 3rd Bomber Wing at Kunsan, Korea. Arthur joined the Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department in 1952.
Corporal Herbert Miller
Squad Leader - 112th Infantry Regiment, 28th Division, Company "I"
Corporal Herbert Miller served in the U.S. Army from 1951 to 1953. He was a Squad Leader for Company "I", 112th Infantry Regiment, 28th Division. He was stationed in Heilbronn, Germany. Herbert Joined the Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department in 1947 and is a Life Member.
Corporal Fred Miller
7784 Signal Service Company - Orleans, France
Corporal Fred Miller also served in the U.S. Army from 1952 to 1954. He was assigned to the Signal Corps as a switchboard operator. He served with the 7784 Signal Service Company in Orleans, France. Fred joined the Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department in 1950.
Corporal Charles Miller
Signal Corps, Cryptography Instructor 3rd Army Division - Fort Gordon, Georgia
Shortly after the Korean War ended in 1953, a fourth Miller brother entered military service. Corporal Charles Miller served in the U.S. Army from 1954 to 1956. He too, was assigned to the Signal Corps. Corporal Miller was a Cryptography Instructor for the 3rd Army at Fort Gordon, Georgia. Charles joined the Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department in 1951 and is a Life Member. He has held office in many positions in our department including Chief and President. Charles currently serves as our Treasurer.