Col. Brian A. Hill is the vice athletic director at the Air Force Academy. A 1991 Academy graduate, he began his current assignment in June, 2015.
Hill was the Vice Commander, 92nd Air Refueling Wing, Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., from July 2013-June 2015. The 92nd ARW provides KC-135 aircraft and aircrews to support world-wide aerial refueling and airlift missions in support of the Department of Defense. Prior to this assignment, he was a student at the Air War College, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. Colonel Hill also served as Commander, 96th Air Refueling Squadron, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. Prior to his command assignment, Colonel Hill was the Deputy Executive Assistant to the Commander, Headquarters United States Pacific Command, Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii.
A veteran of Operations Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom, Southern Watch, Joint Forge and Joint Endeavor, Hill earned his commission from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1991. He is a command pilot with more than 3,100 hours in the T-1, T-3, T-37, T-38, C-130E/H and the KC-135R/T aircraft. Hill earned his master's degree in physical education from the University of Northern Colorado in 1995 and a master's in strategic studies from Air War College at Maxwell AFB, Ala.
A three-year letterman on the Air Force football team, Hill was a team captain and second-team all-conference selection at inside linebacker in 1990. He was the Air Force Academy most valuable athlete award winner during the 1990-91 academic year.
Hill and his wife, Suzette, have one son, Brayden, who is a junior at the Academy.