Class 1956

Hollis Sloat

Served in the Air Force 31 years from June 19, 1956 to July 1, 1987 and retired as a Chief Master Sergeant  (E-9) During my military career I traveled extensively.  My permanent duty stations included: Alaska, Georgia, Germany, Greenland, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Ohio, Philippines, Texas, Thailand, and Vietnam.  In addition, I also have visited the following countries either on temporary duty or while on vacation:  Austria, France, Grand Canary Island, Great Britian, Greece, Italy, Korea, Luxembourg, Japan, Majorca, Spain, Switzerland, and Taiwan.

My service medals include: 
Meritorious Service Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters; AF Commendation Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters; AF Achievement Medal; AF Outstanding Unit Award with 6 Oak Leaf Clusters; AF Good Conduct Medal with 6 Oak Leaf Clusters; Army Good Conduct Medal with 2 Loops; Army Occupation Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Vietnam Service Medal; AF Overseas Ribbon with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters; AF Longevity Service Award Ribbon with 6 Oak Leaf Clusters; Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon; and the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, NCO PME Education Graduate, AF Training ribbon, AF Overseas Short Tour ribbon with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters and AF Overseas Lon Tour ribbon with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters

Meritorious Service AF Commendation AF Achievement Republic of Vietnam Campaign AF Good Conduct Army Good Conduct Army Occupation National Defense Service Vietnam Service AF Overseas Lone Tour AF Longevity Service AF Outstanding unit Small Arms expert Marksmanship NCO PME Education Graduate AF Training AF Overseas Short Tour