1SG John Millan

1SG John Millan

Dates of Service: Jun 1981 - May 2006
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  • LCpl Dec 81
  • Cpl Sep 82
  • Sgt Feb 85
  • SGT Oct 90
  • SSG Jun 92
  • SFC Jun 96
  • MSG Jun 98
  • 1SG Jun 01

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NRA-NC concealed carry & police instructor, VFW honor guard, DAV & USMC League. RET 25-year 1SG, NCARNG, 3 yrs active Army: Gulf War, Germany & Iraq. MP & MPI, 3 state disasters, prior service USMC 3 yrs & USMCR 6 yrs. RET police chief NC & Alaska, dog lover, conservative, Baptist, county music; rural, Dodge truck guy. Pro-veteran, pro-cop & pro gun! Liberal, woke or dem veteran? Youre a TRAITOR!

Military Experiences

Apr 2005 - May 2006
Criminal Investigator
Duty assignment while on medical hold, pending medical board process and retirement at Ft. Bragg, NC: military police investigator assigned to CID resident office, while on medical hold and being processed for medical disability retirement, by DA PDA. Handled walk-in complaints, reviewed court martial case report packets and conducted non-custodial interviews. Assisted command staff with policies and paperwork reviews. Liaisoned with JAG. Conducted law enforcement training.
Mar 2005 - May 2006
MP Desk Sergeant, Cumberland Co. NC Jail
Job assignment during medical hold and retirement process at Ft. Bragg NC: Military Police desk sergeant sergeant at Cumberland County NC Sheriffs Office: process and book US and allied military personnel who were arrested by any area agency and remanded to jail; contact unit representative for transfer to military custody. Left position when accepted as an investigator with CID.
Aug 2004 - Mar 2005
Investigations Chief
Military police investigator chief at joint MI-MP section: supervised 3 Army intel analysts, 1 Army CI agent, 2 OSI agents, 2 MP investigators, 2 Army dog handlers, 2 Navy dog handlers, 5 enlisted soldiers and 2 enlisted Airmen, along with 12, 3rd-country contract translators; liaison with multiple federal intel and LE agencies; intel assets from other services and allied intel; Danish and UK, along with regional Iraqi Police investigations unit. Worked on internal detainee escape and threat assessments at Camp Bucca internment facility and exterior threats from insurgents, also managed local friendly nationals as informants. Was medevacked to Ft. Bragg for neck injury and med hold, for medical disability retirement.
Oct 2002 - Mar 2005
First Sergeant
1SG, 105th MP Co: Military instructor, MPI, range officer, firearms instructor, counter-terror instructor and combat lifesaver. Selected for SGM, but unable to attend & complete USA SMA, due to neck injury and medical retirement. Federally activated, Aug 04-May, 06; Iraq, Oct 04-Mar, 05, medical hold at Ft. Bragg for medical retirement process. Assigned as MP desk sergeant, Cumberland County Jail, then as a CID investigator. Medically retired 80% Army disability, 100% VA. 2 MSM's 3 Arcoms, 3 AAM's, USMC & US Army Good Conduct Medals. USMC & US Army Reserve Medals, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Gulf War and Iraq Campaign Medals, German Gold Shooting Cord, Moldovan Parachutist Badge, Moldovan Army MSM, Saudi Defense Medal, Kuwait Liberation Medal, USMC Distinguished Pistol and other awards.


(2 years)
Oct 2004 - Mar 2005
Iraq ribbon
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Deployed to Camp Bucca Theater Internment Facility, Um Qasr Uraq and Kuwait. Medevacked to Ft. Bragg for a neck injury and med boarded. Retired medically w/80% Army and 100% VA, May, 06.
Jul 1996 - Mar 1997
Operation Joint Endeavor
MP platoon Sgt, Giessen and Kirch Gons Germany, replaced MP’s deployed to Balkans. Completed Smith and Wesson firearms instructor course. Mobed and de-Mobed at Ft. Benning.
Jan 1991 - May 1991
Southwest asia ribbon
Operation Desert Shield/Storm
MP team leader, Persian Gulf War, Desert, Shield, Desert Storm and post-cease fire. Assigned at Khobar, then 403rd POW Camp in Saudi Arabia. EPW security, EPW transport and VIP protection w/CID. Mobed and de-mobed at Ft. Bragg.
Jan 1989 - Apr 1989
Reserve support deployment, USMCR MP watch commander, PMO, MCAS Futenma Okinawa.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Started in Nov 2004

Critical Care

Started in Jun 2004

Community Preparedness

Started in Jun 2003

Counter Terror Trainer

Started in Sep 2002

UCMJ-Geneva Conventions Course



NRA handgun instructor


NC concealed carry instructor


NC law enforcement instructor

Foreign Language Skills


German (2/3+)


French (1/3)

Additional Specialization(s)
Security Clearance
Top Secret

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

2002 - 2004

Lansbridge University

MBA, Strategic Management

1998 - 2001

Henry Cogswell College

BA Business Management