Executive Officer, Combat Logistics Regiment 27
Lieutenant Colonel Russell A. Hill

Major Russell A. Hill enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserves out of Winchester, Kansas in May of 2006 as an Ammunition Technician. He served two years as a Reserve Marine with General Support Ammunition Platoon within the 4th Marine Logistics Group in Topeka, Kansas while he attended Emporia State University. After earning his degree in Business Administration, he attended Officer Candidate School and commissioned in March of 2008.


Lieutenant Hill’s first assignment was in February of 2009 with 1st Marine Division, where he executed duties as a Motor Transport Platoon Commander and Battalion Logistics Officer for 3d Assault Amphibian Battalion and as the Assistant Logistics Officer for 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) Battalion. He deployed with 1st LAR to Helmand Province in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and deployed to Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras as the Company Commander of the U.S. Army Forces Headquarters and Support Company.


In June of 2012, Captain Hill reported to Marine Detachment, Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri, where he served as the Officer in Charge of Motor Vehicle Operators’ Course and then as the Headquarters Company Commander and Director of Support for the Detachment. Following this assignment, Major Hill graduated from the U.S. Army’s Logistics Captain’s Career Course in Fort Lee, VA.


In October of 2016, Captain Hill reported to 3d Transportation Support Battalion in Okinawa, Japan where he served as the Company Commander of Motor Transport Company and deployed twice for exercises in South Korea. After his promotion to Major in February of 2018, he deployed to Darwin, Australia as the Logistics Officer of the Command Element for Marine Rotational Force Darwin.


Major Hill took command of Recruiting Station Kansas City in December of 2018 and led the unit to successful attainment of the FY19, FY20, and FY21 enlisted and officer, contracting and shipping missions. Following recruiting duty, he attended the Army’s Command and General Staff College in Leavenworth, Kansas, where he earned a Master’s Degree in Operational Studies.


In July of 2022, Major Hill was assigned to 2d Marine Logistics Group and served as the Operations Officer of Combat Logistics Battalion 6 prior to his current assignment as the CLR 27 Executive Officer and promoted to Lieutenant Colonel