Dill’s most notable assignments include State Inspector General for Georgia; Chief of Staff for the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School; Deputy Commanding Officer, U.S. Army Special Forces Command (Airborne); Deputy Commanding Officer and later Commander Rear, 5 th Special Forces Group (Airborne); Chief of Staff for the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force – Arabian Peninsula in Iraq; Special Forces Company Commander 370 and later 3 rd Special Forces Group Operations Officer– Afghanistan; Dill also commanded the famed United States Army Parachute Team, The Golden Knights, twice taking to the skies with Former President of the United States George Herbert Walker Bush (41).
COL Dill earned a commission in 1988 from the University of West Florida Army ROTC, where he also earned a Bachelor’s of Arts (BA) in Humanities/Communication Arts. Dill later completed his Masters of Arts (MA) in Military Studies-Joint Warfare from the American Military University and Master of Strategic Studies (MSS) at the U.S. Army War College. He also completed the Joint War Fighter Course at the National Defense University in Norfolk, VA, and the NATO Defense College in Rome, Italy. He earned his First Degree Black belt in HapKiDo and Second Degree Black belt in Taekwondo, in Seoul, Korea. He is also an inductee for the 2016 inaugural U.S. Army ROTC National Hall of Fame, and currently volunteers as an Adjunct Professor for the U.S. Army War College Department of Distance Education / Special Operations Elective.