US Army Training Center - Armor Yearbook (Fort Knox, KY)

 - Class of 1969

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BRIGADIER GENERAL CHARLES H. HOLLIS Commanding General U. S. Army Training Center, Armor Brigadier General Charles Henderson Hollis was born in Columbia, South Carolina, 28 March 1914. He graduated from Clemson College, South Carolina, with a Bachelor of Science Degree lChemistryJ in 1935. He was called to active duty with the 2d Armored Division at Fort Benning, Georgia, as a reserve lst Lieutenant on 10 February 1941. In the summer of 1941, he was assigned to the new activated 760th Medium Tank Battalion at Camp Bowie, Texas. In March of 1942, General Hollis moved to the Desert Training Center in California as adjutant and Headquarters Company Commander of the 2d Tank Group. In January 1943, having been reassigned to the 191st Tank Battalion, he moved his tank company to Fort Benning. Georgia. in preparation for shipment to North Africa. General Hollis served throughout the war with this battalion in successive campaigns in Africa, Italy, Southern France, and Central Germany. including amphibious landings at Salerno. Anfio and Southern France. After the war, he was assigned as Asst G-3 of the Armored Replacement Training Center at Fort Knox, Kentucky. In 1946 he joined the Faculty of the Army Information School llater Armed Forces Information Schooll at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania. General Hollis attended the Armor School. Fort Knox, Kentucky, in 1949-1950, and the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth in 1950-1951. With the build up of U.S. Forces in Europe in 1951, General Hollis, as Commander of the 29th Heavy Tank Battalion, moved this unit of the 2d Armored Division to Baumholder, Germany. Later during this tour, he served as G-3 of the Division and in 1953 he was assigned as Assistant Plans Officer, HQ Seventh Army, Stuttgart, Germany. General Hollis returned to the U.S. in July 1954 to attend the Army War College. From 1955 to 1958 he was a member of the Faculty of that college. His next assign- ment was G-1, Eighth U.S. Army in Korea 11958-19591. On return to the U.S., he served for two years with the J-5 Section of the Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He moved to Fort Hood, Texas, in the summer of 1961 and served as Deputy Commander, CCA, lst Armored Division. Upon the reactivation of "Old Ironsides" in February 1962, General Hollis was assigned as First Brigade Commander of this pioneer ROAD Division. In connection with the Cuban crisis of 1962, he moved a task force of the Division to Fort Stewart, Georgia, and to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. In conjunction with Naval and Air units, his task force participated in three practice amphibious operations on the East and West Coasts of Florida. General Hollis' next assignment was as Intelligence Officer on the staff of the U.S. Commander in Berlin. From 5 August 1964 to August 1967, General Hollis was U.S. Defense Attache and U.S. Army Attache at the U.S. Embassy. Paris, France. He assumed his present position as Commanding Gen- eral of the U.S. Army Training Center, Armor, at Fort Knox, Kentucky on 11 September 1967. General Hollis' decorations include the Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Purple Heart and Croix de Guerre tFrenchJ. He and his wife, the former Lucy L. Hanks, have one daughter, Patricia K., who is married to Lt. John C. Kozuck. USAF.

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