Alfred Hollis was born in Washington DC. He is married to Paulette, and is the father of 4 girls and 2 boys, and grandfather of 10, as well as great grandfather of 6. He graduated in 1969 from Booker T. Washington High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
He is a member of the Masonic Lodge, VFW, and DAV. He is, also, involved with the 9th and 10th Buffalo Soldier Calvary in Lawton, Oklahoma.
Alfred worked for Hill-Rom, which is a leading global provider of medical technologies for the health care industry. While at Hill-Rom he received numerous prestigious Area, Regional, and National awards for his outstanding performance in management and for having no financial waste.
He served in the US Air Force and spent 4 years in an Air Police Unit. He served on an air security team of the 62nd 51st combat support group at Bien Hoa, Air Base, Vietnam in 1970.
He served in the Strategic Air Command (SAC) which was a very strict and disciplined duty at Vanderburg AFB and was a missile base on the coast of California. He completed AZR Jungle training at Camp Bullis, Texas before deploying to Vietnam. Alfred was discharged at Tinker AFB in 1972.
Alfred is a licensed and ordained minister and is a member of the International Interdenominational Ministerial Association Institute (IIMAI). He is primarily involved as an Evangelistic Minister.
During his off-time, Alfred belongs to an RVing Club and wants to spend some of his golden years traveling across the United States with his wife.
Currently, Alfred is the Chair of the Veterans Corner, Inc., on Highway 9 West, Board of Trustees. He is happy that he makes his family proud and he enjoys helping other Veterans, as well as, his fellow man.
Veterans Corner, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization focused on providing ongoing support and services to our brave men and women in uniform, past or present. Operated and managed by Veterans and Veterans Advocates, the organization has a unique understanding of Veteran’s needs. Truly “Veterans Helping Veterans” to get the support they need, the benefits they have earned, and the respect they deserve.
The mission of Veterans Corner is to provide a friendly environment to help all Certified Veterans and Dependents complete the required documents for VA benefits. This will include but not be limited to claims for Service-Connected Compensation, Pension Benefits, and Widow Benefits. Our goal is to give financial assistance to the neediest Veterans and Veterans Widows by supplying food items, paying late utilities bills, rents, medical expenses, and some transportation costs.
The “pay it forward” attitude of this “win-win” organization has the motto “Veterans Helping Veterans”. The organizations advocates are providing the help needed and gain a sense of gratification for helping their brothers and sisters in-arms and go above and beyond to assist because of this bond; while the Veterans who receive the assistance and resources needed, also benefit.