Geoffrey D. Miller

Geoffrey D. Miller

United States General
Born 1949

Geoffrey D. Miller is a retired United States Army Major General who commanded the US detention facilities at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and Iraq. Detention facilities in Iraq under his command included Abu Ghraib prison, Camp Cropper and Camp Bucca. He is also famous for training soldiers in "improved interrogation techniques". Miller was born in Gallipolis, Ohio.… Read More

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1949 Birth Born in 1949.


1972 23 Years Old Miller joined the US Army in 1972 and was trained in field artillery and army command.


1980 31 Years Old He spent time in Germany before being moved to Korea in 1980. … Read More


2002 53 Years Old On November 2002, Miller was given command of Joint Task Force Guantanamo (JTF-GTMO), which runs the US detention facilities known as Camp X-Ray, Camp Delta and Camp Echo in Cuba. … Read More
2003 54 Years Old 1 More Event
In August 2003, Miller was sent to Iraq by the Department of Defense to advise on "more productive" interrogations of Iraqi prisoners. … Read More
2004 55 Years Old In November 2004, Miller was replaced as deputy commanding general for detainee operations by Major General William H. Brandenburg.
In 2006, Miller exercised his use of the Fifth Amendment in refusing to answer certain questions while testifying in courts martial cases related to Abu Ghraib.
2008 59 Years Old In 2008, as a result of a joint Senate investigation by the Intelligence and Armed Services committees, it was revealed that on March 14, 2003, John Yoo of the Office of Legal Counsel, Department of Justice, issued a legal opinion to William Haynes, General Counsel of the Department of Defense, in which he concluded that federal laws related to the use of torture and other abuse would not apply to US interrogators overseas. … Read More


2013 64 Years Old On April 13, 2013, Miller was on a list released by the Russian Federation of Americans banned from entering the country because of their alleged human rights violations. … Read More
2015 66 Years Old On 2 April 2015, the Court of Appeal of Paris ordered a first hearing of Miller to be conducted before a French magistrate prior to potential prosecutions. … Read More
2016 67 Years Old On February 19th 2016 General Miller was summoned on March 1st in Paris, France for his hearing regarding allegation of torture by two French citizen. … Read More
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