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“Operation Drill Press” by George W. Hollis

  • George Hollis at Phu Bai, Vietnam in 1967.
    George Hollis at Phu Bai, Vietnam in 1967.
  • George Hollis’s decals on the back of his truck commemorate the unit he served with in Vietnam.
    George Hollis’s decals on the back of his truck commemorate the unit he served with in Vietnam.

These documents concern Project Drill Press (July 1965-May 1966). One is an overview of the project and the other is SMSgt. George W. Hollis’s account of the operation.

  • George W. Hollis

    George W. Hollis

    Air Force

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

    Served in: Vietnam War

    From: Odessa, Texas

    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.