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SPC Joseph Miracle was born 06 November 1984 in Ortonville, Michigan. He enlisted in the US Army on 18 April 2006.
During his time in Service he completed Basic Infantry Training, Advanced Individual Training, and Airborne School at Fort Benning, Georgia. SPC Miracle then joined the ranks of the 2D Battalion 503D (Airborne) and the 173D Airborne Brigade Combat Team. He immediately found his home among the combat tested Soldiers of Able Company, 2-503D and he deployed with his Warlord brothers to combat operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom VIII. SPC Miracle distinguished himself as an exemplary rifleman and as one of the finest Soldiers in the Spartan Ranks.
SPC Joseph Miracle’s awards include the Bronze Star Medal with V device for Valor, the Purple Heart, National Defense Service, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Medal, Parachutist Badge, Combat Infantryman’s Badge.