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Joseph Milius is a Captain in the United States Navy and was the Deputy Chief of Staff Pacific Fleet before being transferred to work at the Pentagon.



Joe is a Michigan native who played Bass in his Collage Jazz band before joining the Navy.

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Awards and Decorations[]

Here is a list of awards and decorations worn by Captain Milius. He typically only wears the top 3 ribbons on his service ("daily wear") uniform along with his Naval Aviator badge.

  • Legion of Merit
  • Defense Meritorious Service Medal
  • Meritorious Service Medal (3 awards)
  • Air Medal
  • Joint Service Commendation Medal
  • Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal (3 awards)
  • Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal (3 awards)
  • Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation
  • Navy "E" Ribbon
  • National Defense Service Medal
  • Afghanistan Campaign Medal
  • Iraq Campaign Medal
  • Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal
  • Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
  • Navy and Marine Corps Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (4 awards)
  • 1 unknown award
  • Navy Rifle Marksmanship Ribbon
  • Navy Pistol Sharpshooter Ribbon
  • Navy Command At Sea Insignia
  • Naval Aviator insignia