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Marine Corps Air Station Futenma

Lieutenant Colonel Nathan J Hill


LtCol Hill is currently serving as the Executive Officer, Marine Corps Air Station Futenma. He is a native of Greenwood, Indiana and graduated from Taylor University in August 1997 with a BA in History. He is also a 2008 graduate of Norwich University with a MA in Diplomacy. He enlisted in the Marine Corps as an infantryman in 1998, was commissioned in April 1999, and winged as a Naval Aviator in October 2001. He has attended The Basic School, The Marine Corps Command and Staff College, and the School of Advanced Warfighting. 

His service in the Operating Forces includes: Schedule Writer with HMLA-267 (February 2002 – June 2002); Schedule Writer with HMM-161 (REIN) (June 2002 - July 2003); Flight Officer with HMLA-267 (August 2003 – July 2004); Flight Officer with HMM-165 (REIN) (July 2004 – July 2005); Intelligence Officer, NATOPS Officer, and Assistant Operations Officer with HMLA-267 (July 2005 – April 2006); Weapons and Tactics Instructor for HMLA-267 (May 2006 – December 2006); Weapons and Tactics Instructor for HMM-265(REIN) (January 2007 – December 2007); Operations Officer for HMLA-269 (August 2012 – May 2013); Executive Officer for HMLA-269 (June 2013 – June 2014). He participated in combat operations during OIF I and OIF II.

His service outside the Operating Forces includes duty as an Instructor Pilot and UH-1 Division Head at Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One from February 2008 to June 2011 and as a MAGTF Planner at I Marine Expeditionary Force from July 2015-2018.