Major General Shelton Lollis

MG Shelton Lollis

Major General Lollis was born in Holdenville, Oklahoma. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1933 and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Army Ordinance Corps.

General Lollis’ assignments include: Ordinance Officer in North Africa and Europe during World War II; President of the Army Ordinance Board, which later became the Army Material Command Board; Technical advisor during the early days of the Army’s guided missile program; Commanded Army Logistics in Vietnam in 1967 during a massive troop build-up and Commander of the Army’s tank and military depot in Warren Michigan.

General Lollis’ awards and decorations include; Distinguished Service Medal; Legion of Merit (2 Awards), and the Bronze Star.

General Lollis has distinguished himself both as an Army Officer and as a Civilian. After his retirement in 1971, he received induction into the Army Ordinance Hall of Fame. He currently resides in Fairfax VA, and serves as the chairman of a healthcare committee and works to improve residents’ access to Army pharmaceuticals.

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