Civil Alumni in the News

August 18, 2015

CE Alum Brigadeer GeneralA 1986 Clemson Civil Engineering Alum, Brigadeer General Farris “Carlos” Hill is the Mobilization Assistant to the Director, Legislative Liaison, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.  The directorate is the liaison between the Air Force and Congress on all programs, air and space weapons systems and issues such as legislative and constituent inquiries.  General Hill collaborates directly with the House of Representatives and Senate to ensure full authorization of the Air Force’s $145 billion annual budget.  He also prepares the Secretary and Chief of Staff of the Air Force for engagements and testimonies on Capitol Hill.

General Hill received his commission into the U.S. Air Force through the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps in 1986.  Prior to assuming his current role, General Hill was the Director of Policy Integration, Office of the Air Force Reserve, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.