2009-01-29 / Local & State

Curtis Hill Deployed To Iraq

Marine Lt. Col. Curtis Hill, a Fulton County native, is currently deployed to Iraq. He is serving as the public affairs director for II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) in Western Iraq. II MEF (Fwd) will shortly assume the role of Multi-National Force - West.

This is Hill's second deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He previously served as the public affairs officer with the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing in 2004.

Hill enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1986 upon graduating from Southern Fulton High School and was commissioned as an officer upon graduation from Pennsylvania State University. He has served as an infantry rifleman, artillery officer and public affairs officer.

His parents are Herman and Verla Hill of Needmore, and he is married to the former Lauren Kelly of Dallas, Texas.

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