Command Master Chief Hill began his Naval Service in October 1987. After completing basic training at Recruit Training Command Great Lakes, IL, he reported to Groton, CT to attend U. S. Naval Basic Submarine School.
After graduation, Command Master Chief Hill reported aboard USS PERMIT (SSN 594) home ported in Point Loma, CA where he participated in several operational deployments. After successfully completing his first tour of duty, he transferred to Hospital Corps “A” School in San Diego, CA with follow on training at Field Medical Service School, Camp Pendleton CA.
Command Master Chief Hill’s shore and overseas tours include: Naval Hospital Jacksonville, FL assigned to Branch Medical Clinic, Mayport Naval Station; Naval Health Clinic, Naval Station Oceana, VA; Branch Medical Clinic, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, SC; U. S. Naval Hospital Naples, Italy where he was assigned to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center located near Ramstein, Germany; U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa, Japan and Navy Medicine East, Portsmouth, VA.
Command Master Chief Hill’s sea duty assignments include: USS PERMIT (SSN 594); 2nd Medical Battalion, 2nd Force Service Support Group, Camp Lejeune, NC; 2nd Marine Division, 6th Marine Regiment and 1st Battalion, 6th Marines, Camp Lejeune, NC; 2d Medical Battalion and 2nd Maintenance Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 25, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, Camp Lejeune, NC.
Command Master Chief Hill has served as the Command Master Chief of 2nd Medical Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 25, U. S. Naval Hospital Okinawa, Japan and Navy Medicine East Region, Portsmouth VA. On 20 June 2017, he assumed the duty as Command Master Chief, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, NC.
Command Master Chief Hill is a graduate of the Command Master Chief/Chief of the Boat course and Senior Enlisted Academy. He holds an Associate of Science in General Studies and an Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice from Central Texas College.
Command Master Chief Hill’s personal awards include the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal (three awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with combat distinguishing device (three awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (four awards), Combat Action Ribbon (two awards) and various other unit and campaign awards.