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CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT RANDI A. HILL

CMSgt Randi A. Hill is the Command Chief, 184th Wing, Kansas Air National Guard, McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas.  The 1,200-plus members of the 184th operate a diverse set of missions focusing on intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance operations as well as network and information operations, full spectrum command and control, and the Smoky Hill Weapons Range.  The Wing also fields a full complement of support functions including civil engineering, medical, security forces, logistics, finance, and force support units.  The 184th Wing operates as a key node in the Air Force Distributed Common Ground System, providing deployed combat forces near-real time processing, exploitation, and diseemination of reconnaissance aircraft sensor data.  Additionally, the wing is responsible for the operation and security of the entire Air National Guard network cyber domain.  CMSgt Hill is responsible for advising commanders and staff on mission effectiveness, professional development, military readiness, training, utilization, health, morale, welfare, mission effectiveness, and proper utilization of the command’s 1,000-plus enlisted Airmen that are assigned to five groups comprised of 14 squadrons, of which two are geographically separated.

CMSgt Hill entered the Active Duty Air Force in September 1993.  Her first duty assignment was as a Pharmacy Technician at the 22nd Medical Group, McConnell AFB, Kansas.  In 1995, CMSgt Hill was approved to Palace Chase into the Air National Guard and was further assigned to the 184th Medical Group.  While assigned to the Medical Group, she provided pharmacy services on a Humanitarian Assignment to the surrounding areas of Soto Cano AB, Honduras.  She also provided medical support during a joint NATO exercise involving the 82nd Airborne in the Ukraine.  CMSgt Hill served as a drill status guardsmen until 2002.   During her time as a drill status guardsmen, CMSgt Hill graduated from Friend’s University with a degree in Business Management while also being employed by Yellow Frieght where she worked as an Air Freight Supervisor.  In 2002, CMSgt Hill began her AGR career as a Production Recruiter in the Military Personnel Flight.  After several years as a recruiter, she was selected for an Aifield Management position in the 184th Operations Support Squadron.  After one year in the OSS, the squadron was selected to close under BRAC and CMSgt Hill retrained into the education and training career field.  Following her three years as the NCOIC, Force Development, she retrained into the Personnel Career field.  In 2009, the Retetion Office Manager career field required that individuals must have been a prior recruiter.  The Military Personnel Flight Commander reassigned her to fulfill the Retention Manager position due to having prior recruiting experience.  In 2010, the MPF and Services Squadrons combined into one squadron and CMSgt Hill was selected as the Superintendent of Sustainment Services overseeing a twenty person team in the newly merged squadron.  In 2012, CMSgt Hill was reassigned back to the Personnel career field as the Superintendent of Manpower and Personnel in the Force Support Squadron.  Prior to assuming her current position, she spent three years as the Chief Enlisted Manager of the 184th Force Support Squadron overseeing a team of 51 personnel who supported the wing in functions and activities of personnel, education and training, manpower, administration, recruiting and retention, and sustainment services.

 

EDUCATION

1994   Pharmacy Technical Course, Sheppard AFB, Texas

1997   NCO Preparatory Course, McConnell AFB, Kan.

1998   A.A.S, Mortuary Science, Kansas City Kansas Community College, KC, Kan.

2000   Bachelor of Science Degree, Business Management, Friends University, Wichita, Kan.

2002   ANG Recruiter Course, Lackland AFB, Texas

2006   Education and Training Apprentice Course, Keesler AFB, Miss.

2008   Senior Non-Commissioned Officer Academy, Montgomery, Ala.

2009   ANG Retention Office Manager Course, McGhee Tyson, Tenn.

2010   ANG Mortuary Affairs Course, McGhee Tyson, Tenn.

2010   ANG PRIME RIBS Readiness Managers Course, McGhee Tyson, Tenn.

2013   A.S. Human Resource Management, Community College of the Air Force

2013   A.S. Education and Training Management, Community College of the Air Force

2015   Leadership ELITE, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kan.

2016   Air National Guard Chiefs Executive Course, ANG Readiness Center, Washington, D.C.

 

ASSIGNMENTS

  1. 1993 – 1995, Pharmacy Technician, 22nd Medical Group, McConnell AFB, Kan.

  2. 1996 – 2002, Pharmacy Technician, 184th Medical Group, McConnell AFB, Kan.

  3. 2002 – 2005, Air National Guard Recruiter, 184th Mission Support Flight, McConnell AFB, Kan.

  4. 2005 – 2006, Airfield Management, 184th Operations Support Squadron, McConnell AFB, Kan.

  5. 2006 – 2009, NCOIC, Force Development, 184th Missions Support Flight, McConnell AFB, Kan.

  6. 2009 – 2009, NCOIC, Manpower and Personnel, 184th Mission Support Flight, McConnell AFB, Kan.

  7. 2009 – 2010, Retention Office Manager, 184th Force Support Squadron, McConnell AFB, Kan.

  8. 2010 – 2012, Superintendent, Sustainment Services, 184th Force Support Squadron, McConnell AFB, Kan.

  9. 2012 – 2015, Superintendent, Manpower and Personnel, 184th Force Support Squadron, McConnell AFB, Kan.

  10. 2016 – 2019, Chief Enlisted Manager, 184th Force Support Squadron, McConnell AFB, Kan.

  11. 2019 – Present, Command Chief Master Sergeant, 184th Wing, McConnell AFB, Kan.

 

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS

Meritorious Service Medal

Air Force Commendation Medal with four oak leaf clusters

Air Force Achievement Medal

Air Force Outstanding Unit with five oak leaf clusters

Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal with six oak leaf clusters

National Defense Service Medal with one device

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

Humanitarian Service Medal

Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal

Air Force Longevity Service Medal with six oak leaf clusters

Armed Forces Reserve Medal with one device

 

STATE AWARDS AND DECORATIONS

Kansas National Guard State Emergency Duty Service Ribbon

Kansas Air National Guard Recruiting Ribbon

Kansas National Guard Commendation Ribbon

Kansas National Guard service Medal with two devices

Kansas National Guard Achievement Ribbon with one device

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS

Enlisted Association of the National Guard of Kansas

Air Force Sergeants Association

 

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION

Airman Basic Sept 2, 1993

Airman Mar 2, 1994

Airman First Class Jan 2, 1995

Senior Airman Feb 2, 1996

Staff Sergeant Feb 2, 1998

Technical Sergeant Jun 18, 2002

Master Sergeant Jul 9, 2005

Senior Master Sergeant Sep 22, 2011

Chief Master Sergeant Jan 4, 2016

 

(Current as of December 2019)

Local Information

Recruiting - 316-759-7424

Mailing Address:
52960 Jayhawk Dr.
McConnell AFB, KS 67221

Wichita Area Code – 316
Comm. Prefix – 759-XXXX
DSN Prefix – 743-XXXX
McConnell Operator – 6100
Weather Line – 1-800-892-5264

Points of Contact

184th Command Post – 759-7070
184th Force Support Sq. – 759-7431
184th Comptroller Flight – 759-7068
184th Sec. Forces Sq. – 759-7445
184th Medical Group - 759-7380
184th Public Affairs – 759-7561
Family Support Office – 759-7092
Director of Psych. Health – 759-8901
Sexual Assault Helpline – 759-7011
22nd Medical Group – 759-6300

Update your ID - 759-7431