Carey S. Hill
Colonel Carey S. Hill was commissioned an Engineer Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 11 March 1982. Her first duty assignment was as an Executive Officer, Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Brigade, Fort Dix, New Jersey. | Her subsequent duty assignments include: S-3, 3rd Battalion, 5th Brigade, Fort Dix, New Jersey; Operations Officer, Real Property Office, Fort Myer, Virginia; Real Property Officer, 416th Engineer Command, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Medical Officer, 7205th Medical Support Unit, Vancouver, Washington; Medical Officer, 6250th U.S. Army Hospital, Fort Lewis, Washington; General Surgeon, 2291st U.S. Army Hospital, Albuquerque, New Mexico; General Surgeon, 874th Forward Surgical Team, Kirkuk, Iraq; Chief of Surgery, 399th Combat Support Hospital, Tikrit, Iraq; General Surgeon, 28th Combat Support Hospital, Baghdad, Iraq. | Her military awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, National Defense Service Medal w/ Star, Southwest Asia Service Medal w/ 3 Bronze Service Stars, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Armed Forces Reserve Medal second award, Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/ “M” Device( second awar)d, Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait) Marksmanship Badge pistol. | At the time of her induction, Colonel Hill serving as a General Surgeon, 2291st U.S. Army Hospital, Albuquerque, New Mexico, and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Trauma and Burns, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico.