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Honorary President

The Trustees are pleased to announce that Air Marshal Sir Graham (Dusty) Miller has accepted an invitation to succeed Duncan Simpson as the Museum’s Honorary President with immediate effect.  Duncan will continue his association with us as an Honorary Life Vice-President.

 

Air Marshal Sir Dusty Miller

Sir Dusty Miller joined the Royal Air Force in 1967 and initially completed a 2-year apprenticeship at RAF Halton qualifying as an airframe fitter.  He was selected for flying training in 1969 and went on to become a pilot flying the Jet Provost, Hunter, Jaguar and Tornado; he was a flying instructor on the Jet Provost and Hunter, and a weapons instructor on the Hunter and Jaguar.  He commanded No 17 Squadron as a wing commander and RAF Lossiemouth as a group captain.

His staff appointments included time in the Jaguar role office, Air Plans, 2 periods in the MOD in Operational Requirements at both Deputy Director and Director level, and as Air Commodore Offensive Operations at HQ 1 Group.  He attended advanced staff training at the Joint Services Defence College, Greenwich.

He served in operational command with Stabilisation Force in Sarajevo and later as the Air Component Commander for Operation ORACLE for which he was awarded the CBE.

He was appointed as the Air Officer Commanding Training Group before becoming the Air Secretary and was later promoted to air marshal and served as the Deputy Commander Headquarters Allied Joint Force Command Naples.  He was knighted in the New Year’s Honours List 2007.

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