Airman spotlight: Staff Sgt. Layne B. Hill
• Name: Staff Sgt. Layne B. Hill
• Unit: 51st Munitions Squadron
• Job title: Accountability Document Control Technician
• Job description and its impact on the overall mission: Responsible for over 15,000 accountable munitions documents and quality assurance inspector for all munitions transactions.
• Time in the military: 8 years
• Time at Osan: 6 months
• DEROS: November 2012
• Hometown: Riverdale, Utah
• Hobbies: My hobbies consist of listening and playing music. I am an avid drummer. My other passions are cycling, cross country and distance running.
Q: Why did you join the military?
A: I joined the military to go to school, gain the benefits the military has to offer, and have a better foundation for my life.
Q: Where do you see yourself in 10 or 20 years?
A: In 10 years I hope to be on my way to retirement with my Masters in Business in hand. My undergraduate degree is in intelligence, and I hope to utilize it in another government position after I transition.
Q: What do you do for fun here?
A: I enjoy throwing darts with friends and adventuring throughout the peninsula. Korea is a fantastic country with a lot to offer. I hope to see as much as possible during my tour and walk away with a genuine experience and understanding of the people, history and culture of Korea.
Q: What’s your favorite Air Force memory or story?
A: My last 6 months here at Osan. I have had so many challenging and great experiences since I arrived, too many to just reflect on one.
Q: What accomplishment are you most proud of?
A: I am extremely proud of the 3.7 grade point average I have maintained for the past three years. I have dedicated a tremendous amount of time and effort to my educational goals.
Q: Who are your role models?
A: What I want out of life has been my influence to succeed. I don’t have any role models, just a model of the way I want my life to be. I have many things to accredit to my beautiful wife who helps me get through the everyday challenges of being in the Air Force.
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