Robert A. Holloman III
Brigadier General Robert A. Holloman III was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 20 December 1951, class number 6. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 31st Infantry Division, Fort Jackson, south Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, 7th Infantry Division, Korea; Company Commander and Battalion S-4, 508th Airborne Regimental Combat Team; Assistant S-4, 502d Battle Group, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Assistant Operations Officer and Aircraft Maintenance Officer, 2d Aviation Company, 2d Infantry Division; Aviation Safety Officer; Aviation Officer, Headquarters V Corps, Europe; Staff Officer, Military Personnel Branch, Headquarters, U.S. Army, Europe; Battalion commander, 4th Aviation Battalion, 4th Infantry Division; Aviation Directorate Staff Officer, Headquarters, Department of the Army; Staff Officer, Office Assistant Chief of Staff, Logistics, Headquarters, Department of the Army; Aviation Group Commander, 1st Aviation Brigade, Vietnam; Military Staff Assistant, Office of Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Administration; Assistant Division Commander, 2d Infantry Division, Korea; Deputy Commanding General, U.S. Army Aviation Center, Fort Rucker, Alabama. | His awards and decorations include: Purple Heart (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Air Medal (14 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Meritorious Service Medal, Bronze Star Medal (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Distinguished Flying Medal (4 Oak Leaf Cluster), Legion of Merit (2 Oak Leaf Cluster).