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Katrina L Hill

Commanding Officer Region East

07 March 2022


Captain Katrina L. Hill
Commodore Region East Navy Recruiting Command
Captain Katrina L. Hill
Commodore Region East Navy Recruiting Command
Photo By: John Griffiths
VIRIN: 200504-N-HS670-092

Captain Katrina “Kati” Hill, a native of Westminster, Maryland graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering in 1997. She earned a Masters of Business Administration from Pennsylvania State University in 2006 and attended Harvard's Kennedy School of Government as a national security fellow.
Capt. Hill’s operational maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft (MPRA) tours include Patrol Squadron (VP) 40 and 46, stationed at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island and command of VP 9 at Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. She also served as an exchange pilot with the Canadian forces as part of the Navy’s personnel exchange program, flying the CP-140 Aurora, and participating in Canadian operations throughout Europe, the Caribbean and the Arctic.
Hill’s other sea tours include assignment to the USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74) as a catapult and arresting gear officer, Deputy Commander of Task Force 57 in Bahrain, and executive assistant to Commander, U.S. Navy Central Command.
Her shore tours include United States Strategic Command at Omaha, Nebraska as the Global Strike Metrics and Assessment Division chief and as a charter member of the Commander’s design team. As a member of the OPNAV staff, she headed the Vice Chief of Naval Operation’s Action Group and was mostly recently assigned to the Office of Legislative Affairs as a liaison to the House of Representatives.
Captain Hill’s personal decorations include the Legion of Merit (two awards), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and various unit and service awards.