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“Operation Drill Press” by George W. Hollis

  • 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.

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 Hollis at Phu Bai, Vietnam in 1967.  

    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.