2002 honors graduate of the United States Military Academy at
West Point, he received his diploma on June 1st 2002 from
President George W. Bush. Bachelor of Science degree in
mathematics and computer science
while commissioned as second lieutenant in the United States Army
and branched Infantry, Zachariah Miller died in service to his
country July 1, 2002.
Second Lieutenant Zachariah R. “Zac” Miller was named West Point’s top graduate in math, computer science and the basic sciences.
During the summer of 2000, he graduated from the U.S. Army Airborne School in Fort Benning and also served as a platoon leader for
the Air Defense Artillery unit in Wackernheim, Germany. In the summer of 2001 he completed an internship in Baku, Azerbaijan,
where he worked with refugee children and counseled local citizens concerning human rights abuses.
He was selected as a Truman Scholar in 2001 and that December, a recipient of a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. He was scheduled to
leave in October for Oxford University in England where he was to study politics, philosophy, and economics. Between Ranger School
and his departure for England, Zac was to serve an internship in Washington, DC with Senator Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania.