LTC Jim W. Hill
LTC Jim W. Hill initially enlisted in the Alabama Army National Guard in November 1986 and later received his commission through the Reserve Officer’s Training Corps (ROTC) as a Distinguished Military Graduate from the University of North Alabama, Florence, AL. He was commissioned as an Armor Second Lieutenant.
LTC Jim W. Hill began his career assigned to the 877th Engineer Battalion, 226th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade (MEB), 62nd Troop Command as a tactical communications specialist from 1986-1999. After commissioning, he attended the Armor Officer’s Basic Course at Ft Knox, KY. His first assignment was to Alpha Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, Schofield Barracks, HI in 2000 where he served as a Scout Platoon Leader and Headquarters Platoon Leader.
LTC Hill was then assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Company (HHC), 25th Aviation Brigade, Wheeler Army Airfield, HI in 2001 where he served as the Company Executive Officer. Following the Armor branch detail assignments in 2002, LTC Hill attended the Military Intelligence Officer Transition Course, Captains Career Course, and Electronic Warfare/Signals Intelligence Course at Ft. Huachuca, AZ. LTC Hill was then assigned to the Warrior Brigade, Ft. Polk, LA in 2003 where he served as the Brigade S2 and HHC Company Commander. He then served as the Division Targeting Officer and Deputy Analysis and Control Element (ACE) Chief while assigned to the 10th Mountain Division, Ft. Drum, NY in 2006.
During this assignment, LTC Hill deployed to Bagram, AFG in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) where he served as the CJTF-76 Chief of Targets. LTC Hill was then assigned to the 1st Infantry Division, Ft Riley, KS in 2009 where he served as the Deputy Red Team Leader and Division ACE Chief. During this assignment, he deployed to Basra, Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation New Dawn. LTC Hill was then assigned to Ft. Leavenworth, KS where he attended the Command and General Staff College Intermediate Level Education Course from 2011-2012. LTC Hill was then assigned to the 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) (3rd SFG (A)), Ft. Bragg, NC in 2012 where he served as the Group S2. While assigned to 3rd SFG (A), he deployed to Bagram, AFG where he served as the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force-Afghanistan (CJSOTF-A) J2 Director in support of OEF. LTC Hill’s last assignment was to the Army Cyber Command (ARCYBER), Joint Forces Headquarters-Cyber (JFHQ-C), Ft. Gordon, GA where he served as the J2 Joint Intelligence Support Element (JISE) Director from August 2014 to May 2016.
LTC Hill’s awards include the Bronze Star, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal (w/ Oak Leaf Cluster), the Meritorious Service Medal (w/2 Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Commendation Medal (w/3 Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Achievement Medal (w/2 Oak Leaf Clusters), Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Citation, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal (w/ 2 Campaign Stars), the Iraq Campaign Medal (w/2 Campaign Stars), the Humanitarian Service Medal (w/1 Star Device), and the NATO Medal. He has earned the Parachutist Badge and Basic Recruiter Badge.
LTC Hill’s civilian education includes a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree in General Studies and a Master of Science (M.S.) Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of North Alabama
Command Sergeant Major
CSM Rosella D. Scott
Sergeant Major (SGM) Rosella D. Scott was born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina, where he received his early childhood education before graduating from North Charleston High School, Class of 1993. He enlisted into the United States Army on August 19, 1993, and graduated from Basic Combat Training, followed by Advance individual Training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma as a Field Artillery Cannon crewmember where he excelled. As a Soldier, he provided the NCO Corps exceptional service since the day he first dawned the uniform through his remarkable career of accomplishment and distinguished leadership.
Among his many assignments included 2nd Battalion 3rd Field Artillery Regiment in Germany; 1st Battalion 41st Field Artillery Regiment at Fort Stewart, Georgia; Howitzer Battery 2nd Squadron 3rd Armored Calvary Regiment at Fort Carson; Colorado; New Orleans Recruiting Battalion with duties at Shreveport and New Orleans Recruiting Company, Louisiana respectively; The Recruiting and Retention School at Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Baltimore Recruiting Battalion with duties at Potomac Recruiting Company; Richmond Recruiting Battalion with duties at Richmond Recruiting Company and 1st Recruiting BDE HQs at Fort Meade, Maryland, and 6th Recruiting Brigade, Las Vegas, NV. His current assignment is Command Sergeant Major of the Oklahoma City Recruiting Battalion.
Honors are no stranger to him: Shreveport Recruiting Company’s Top RA recruiter and New Orleans Recruiting Battalion’s NCO of the Year for FY 2003; Top On-production Station Commander for New Orleans Recruiting Company for FY 2005; The Recruiting and Retention School Instructor of the Year for FY 2008; Baltimore Recruiting Battalion’s NCO of the Year for FY 2010; Beckley Recruiting Battalion’s 1SG of the Year for FY12 and 1st Recruiting BDE’s 1SG of the Year for FY12. SGM Rosella D. Scott is also a member of the prestigious Sergeant Audie Murphy Club.
SGM Rosella D. Scott is a graduate of numerous educational courses to include the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy, Class 66 (“Drive the Force”) and holds an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science in Business, Bachelors of Arts Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and Masters of Science Degree in Organizational Leadership from Columbia Southern University of Orange Beach, Alabama.
His awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (4th award), the Army Commendation Medal (6th award), the Army Achievement Medal (8th award), the Gold Army Recruiter Badge with Sapphire Stars (3rd award) the distinguished Gold Army Recruiter Ring and the prestigious Glenn E. Morrel ring and medallion.