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Master Chief Petty Officer Eric W. Hill

Command Master Chief, Navy Cyber Warfare Development Group (NCWDG) / Task Force 1090

28 March 2023
Master Chief Petty Officer Eric W. Hill
Command Master Chief, Navy Cyber Warfare Development Group (NCWDG) / Task Force 1090
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Master Chief Petty Officer Eric W. Hill Command Master Chief, Navy Cyber Warfare Development Group (NCWDG) / Task Force 1090
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VIRIN: 230328-N-N0987-1003
Command Master Chief Eric W. Hill, a native of New Jersey, was raised in Havelock, N.C.  He graduated from Havelock High School and then entered the U.S. Navy, attending basic training in Great Lakes, Ill., in November 1994 before attending Yeoman “A” school in Meridian, Miss.
His first assignment was Secretary of the Navy’s Physical Evaluation Board, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.  He then reported as a student to Broadened Opportunity for Officer Selection and Training (BOOST), Newport, R.I.  From there he reported to Naval Criminal Investigation Services Headquarters, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.  He reported for his first sea tour with the “Blue Tails” of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron ONE TWO ONE (VAW-121), Norfolk, Va., in September 2000 and deployed on board USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67).  He next reported to the “Warlocks” of Scientific Development Squadron ONE (VXS-1) in NAS Patuxent River, Md., in October 2002.
In December 2006, he reported to USS Carter Hall (LSD-50) at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek, Va., and advanced to Chief Petty Officer.  In January 2010, he reported to his next assignment at Navy Cyber Warfare Development Group, Washington, D.C.  During this tour he was also tasked to serve as an Individual Augmentee with the DoD Criminal Investigation Task Force.  In March 2014 he joined the “Sunliners” of Strike Fighter Squadron EIGHT ONE (VFA-81) at Naval Air Station Oceana, and completed a nine and a half month deployment on board USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) where he was selected to Senior Chief Petty Officer.
He was then selected into the Command Senior Enlisted Leader program and in September 2016 reported as the first Command Senior Chief for Naval Supply Systems Command, Fleet Logistics Center Bahrain. In March 2018 he reported as Command Master Chief, Navy Recruiting District Richmond, Va. Following that tour in June 2020, he returned to sea as Command Master Chief on board USS Donald Cook (DDG-75), forward deployed to Rota, Spain, and ultimately executed a successful homeport shift of the ship, crew and families to Mayport, Fla.  He reported in March 2022 to Commander, Destroyer Squadron 50 / Commander, Task Force 55 in Manama, Bahrain.
After 12 months in Bahrain, he was selected to return to Navy Cyber Warfare Development Group, Washington D.C. as its sixteenth Command Master Chief.
He is a graduate of the U.S. Navy’s Senior Enlisted Academy (Class 178, Purple) and the CMC / COB Course (Class 162).  He has earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Columbia Southern University.
His personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (three), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (six), and various campaign awards.  He is qualified as an Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist, Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist and Enlisted Information Warfare Specialist.  |  Navy.MIL  |  |  Navy FOIA  |  DoD Accessibility/Section 508  |  No Fear Act  |  Open Government  |  Plain Writing Act  | 
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