Laughlin H. Holliday
Brigadier General Laughlin H. Holliday was commissioned a Transportation Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 2-71, 3 September 1971. His first duty assignment was a Platoon Leader, 1065th Transportation Company, Poplarville, Mississippi. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Supply Distribution Officer, Company Commander and Logistics Officer, 138th Supply and Service Battalion, Biloxi, Mississippi; Company Commander, 1065th Transportation Company, Poplarville, Mississippi; Intelligence, Operations, Executive Officer and Battalion Commander, 138th Supply and Service Battalion, Biloxi, Mississippi; Director of Personnel and Administration, 114th Area Support Group, Hattiesburg, Mississippi; Chief of Staff and Deputy Commander, 184th Transportation Brigade, Laurel, Mississippi; Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, State Army Reserve Center, Mississippi Army National Guard, Jackson, Mississippi; Commander, 184th Transportation Brigade, Laurel, Mississippi. | His military awards and decorations include: the Basic Combat Training Unit Scholarship Award, Mississippi Commendation Medal, Mississippi Emergency Service Medal with Three Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon with Three Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Service Ribbon, Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Humanitarian Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal w/ 1 Silver and w/ 4 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal, and Meritorious Service Medal w/ 4 Oak Leaf Clustesr, Mississippi Magnolia Cross and Legion of Merit.