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George W. Hollis

  • George Hollis at Phu Bai, Vietnam in 1967.
    George Hollis at Phu Bai, Vietnam in 1967.
  • Vietnam veteran George Hollis.
    Vietnam veteran George Hollis.

Air Force

Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt. [E-8])

From: Odessa, Texas

Served in: Vietnam War

Dates of Service: 1960-1980


George W. Hollis served in the Vietnam War. He has written about his service during “Operation Drill Press.”

As a child, he moved from town to town in Texas: Denver City to Andrews and then Odessa.

SMSgt. Hollis is a recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross, 9 Air Medals, and 2 Air Force Commemoration Medals.

After the Conflict

Hollis retired from the Air Force after 20 years, 1 month, and 23 days. He worked as a systems analyst for 27 years and operates a wildlife management company.