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Lieutenant Colonel CHRISTOPHER R. HILL

Lieutenant Colonel Christopher R. Hill is the Comptroller Flight Commander for the 190th Air Refueling Wing, Forbes Field, Topeka, Kansas.  He serves as the principal financial advisor to the Wing and Group Commanders.  He is also responsible for planning, managing, and directing the resource management activities for the Wing's $45 Million in annual funds including budget, accounting, manpower, and management analysis.

Lieutenant Colonel Hill enlisted in the 190th Air Refueling Group in 1988 as a Services Specialist. From 1988 to 2000 he served in a variety of positions including Training Manager and NCOIC of Lodging. He was commissioned in 2000 as a distinguished graduate of the Air National Guard Academy of Military Science. In 2002, upon request of the Wing Commander, Lieutenant Colonel Hill moved to Public Affairs as the Chief of Public Affairs in 2002. In 2003 Lieutenant Colonel Hill accepted a full-time position with the 190th Air Refueling Wing.

1989: Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB, TX
1989: Services 3-Level Training, Lowery AFB, CO
1996: Services 7-Level Training, Lackland AFB, TX
2000: Academy of Military Science (Distinguished Graduate), McGhee-Tyson ANGB, TN
2003: Intermediate Leadership Seminar, Kansas City, KS
2004: Executive Officer Education Course, Keesler AFB, MS
2005: Air Force Protocol Course, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
2006: Squadron Officer School, Air University, Maxwell AFB, AL
2007: Intermediate Officer Development Course, McGhee-Tyson ANGB, TN
2012: Air Command & Staff College, Air University, Maxwell AFB, AL
2013: Air National Guard Intermediate Development Course, Andrews AFB, MD
2016: DoD Financial Management Certification, Level 3
2016: Air National Guard Comptroller Course, Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego, CA

2016: Air War College, Air University, Maxwell AFB, AL
2017: Air National Guard Commanders Development Course, Andrews AFB, MD
2018: Defense Decision Support Course, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, AK

1994: Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications, Washburn University
1996: Master of Arts Degree in Communications, Oklahoma State University
Currently enrolled: Master of Science in Government Information Leadership (CFO Concentration), National Defense University

Nov 1988 - Feb 1991: Services Specialist, Forbes Field ANGB, KS
Feb 1991 - Jul 1991: Lodging Specialist, K.I. Sawyer AFB, MI
July 1991 - Sep 2000: NCOIC, Lodging & Training, Forbes Field ANGB, KS
Sep 2000 - Oct 2000: Student, Academy of Military Science, McGhee-Tyson ANGB, TN
Oct 2000 - Jul 2002: Executive Officer, Forbes Field ANGB, KS
July 2002 - Oct 2003: Chief of Public Affairs, Forbes Field ANGB, KS
Oct 2003 - Dec 2011: Wing Executive Staff Officer / Community Manager, Forbes Field ANGB, KS
Dec 2011 - Jan 2016: Commander, 190th Communications Flight, Forbes Field ANGB, KS
Jan 2016 - Present: Commander, 190th Comptroller Flight, Forbes Field ANGB, KS

Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air Force Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with one oak leaf clusters
Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal with one silver and three oak leaf clusters
National Defense Service Medal with one device
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air Force Longevity Service Ribbon with three oak leaf clusters
Armed Forces Reserve Medal with two "M" devices
USAF NCO Professional Military Education Graduate Ribbon
Air Force Training Ribbon with one oak leaf cluster
Kansas Outstanding Army/Air Guardsman Ribbon
Kansas National Guard Achievement Ribbon
Kansas National Guard Emergency Duty Service Ribbon
Kansas Air National Guard Recruiting Ribbon
Kansas National Guard Service Medal with two "Sunflower" device

NCO of the Quarter (Jan-Mar), 190th ARW, 1995
NCO of the Year, 190th ARW, 1995
NCO of the Year, State of Kansas, 1995
Life Member of the National Guard Association of Kansas
Life Member of the National Guard Association of the United States
Life Member of the Air Force Association
Adjunct Professor, Washburn University
Adjunct Professor, Friends University
Graduate of Leadership Cowley County, 2003
Province President, Phi Delta Theta Fraternity
Board of Directors, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Topeka
Company Grade Office of the Year - KS Air National Guard, 2004
Leadership Greater Topeka - Class of 2006
President, Board of Directors, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Topeka, 2007
Education Commissioner, Phi Delta Theta Fraternity
Kansas National Guard Family Program Military Liaison of the Year, 2004, 2009 & 2011
Field Grade Officer of the Quarter, 4th Qtr, 2015, Information Environment Mission Area (IEMA) Division, SAF/CIO A6
Member, Air National Guard Comptroller Advisory Board, 2017-Present
Leadership Kansas, Class of 2019

Second Lieutenant 27 October 2000
First Lieutenant 27 October 2002
Captain 27 October 2004
Major 12 November 2008
Lieutenant Colonel 12 November 2015

Current as of: 1 June 2019