Army, Peacekeeping, Cold War, Careers, Community Service, Military History
Warrant Officer Glenn Miller C.D. served 25 years in the Royal Canadian Artillery from 1982 -2007. His career started in the 3rd Regiment, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery in Shilo Manitoba on the 40mm Bofors Anti-Aircraft Gun system and the Blowpipe very low level surface to air missile system. During the Cold War he served in the 128th Airfield Air Defence Battery at Canadian Forces Baden Soellingen, West Germany and shortly thereafter, the 4th Air Defence Regiment was formed and he trained as a detachment commander on both the Mk I and Mark II Skyguard radars providing protection for the Airfield. From 1991-95 he was a recruiter for the Canadian Armed Forces in Toronto. In 1995 he first came to Lethbridge and served in the 18th Air Defence Regiment as part of the regular force to provide training for the militia unit. He has instructed on various leadership courses and the Javelin Detachment and Skyguard Radar Detachment Commander courses at the Artillery School. He served on a NATO tour in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina with the Multi National Division Headquaters (North West) where he was employed in the Joint Military Affairs Branch responsible for monitoring the enforcement of the Dayton Peace Accord within the Divisions boundary. Shortly upon returning from Bosnia he was posted to 128 Battery 4th Air Defence Regiment in Gagetown New Brunswick and then to the Headquarters Battery. After retiring he completed the Communications Arts Program majoring in Advertising and Public Relations at Lethbridge College in 2009. Upon graduation he has since worked for two MLA’s and Senator Joyce Fairbairn. Mr. Miller has been an active volunteer in the community and in many not for profit organizations and service clubs. He has also served as Service Officer assisting Veterans and their families for over a decade with the General Stewart Branch No.4 Royal Canadian Legion. He remains committed to working with many organizations and schools across southern Alberta promoting remembrance activities. For over two decades he has volunteered and contributed to the Lethbridge Galt Museum and Archives covering Southern Alberta military related subjects and contributed greatly to the Lethbridge Military Museum. He has been featured covering military articles for TV, magazines, radio and newspapers. He now resides in Lethbridge with his wife, and close to his 2 daughters and 4 grandchildren and remains active in researching military history of Southern Alberta. He currently is the President of the Lethbridge United Services Institute, a member of the Organization of Military Museums of Canada and enjoys representing the Memory Project as a speaker.