The 82-year-old retired two-star admiral, who resides in nearby Riverside, met NSWC Corona Commanding Officer Capt. Jay Kadowaki and his staff to record his personal recollections of a 34-year career for the base that will observe its 70th anniversary in December.
82-Year-Old Retired Navy Fighter Pilot Shares Aviation Experiences
The Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Corona hosted retired Rear Adm. Allen E. “Boot” Hill, a highly decorated fighter pilot, Feb. 7, as the Southern California base commemorated the centennial of naval aviation, which kicked off with ceremonies in San Diego Feb. 12. The following are video segments from that interview.