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Posted by on Aug 10, 2016

2LT Hollier receives prestigious German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency

2LT Hollier receives prestigious German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency

August 20, 2016 — The GAFPB is a decoration of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Germany. In the United States Army, the German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency is one of several hundred foreign awards approved for wear on the uniform and one of the most sought after awards for Soldiers. The difference between this competition and other similar events is that participants in the GAFPB do not compete against each other. Each soldier participates individually in order to receive the highest merit they can achieve. “Acquiring the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge is unique for a US Soldiers. This is special because besides the regular physical exercises like push-ups, sit ups and the 2 mile run, you have different kinds of categories and different kinds of training paths to test the Soldiers and their physical condition of their military training” – said Sgt. Maj. Mike Kitzler, German Liaison from the Combine Arms Support Command in Fort Lee, Virginia, who was present to supervise the event....

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Posted by on Mar 31, 2016

2LT Hollier earns commission

On March 21st, 2016 SPC Adam Hollier earned a commission in the United States Army as a Transportation Officer.  2LT Hollier graduated as a Distinguished Military Graduate noting his commitment to excellence. An officer is a servicemember in a position of authority. Officers are the leaders of the Military, supervising and managing activities in almost every occupational specialty. Unlike the enlisted joining process, becoming a military officer requires extra training, education or expertise. In exchange for the increased responsibility, officers receive superior benefits and excellent credentials valued by both military and civilian employers. And for someone with a four-year college degree it can be the real-world experience necessary to advance a...

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Posted by on May 28, 2015

Crains 20 in their 20’s

Adam Hollier has held high-profile political positions, including Mayor Dave Bing’s liaison to Detroit City Council, and now leads the Hantz Farms project.TWEET THIS …  On Adam Hollier’s 25th birthday, he went to the grocery store behind his parents’ Detroit home to order a case of chicken wings. He struck up a conversation with the butcher’s assistant, who inquired about the occasion. When Hollier told him it was his 25th birthday, “he said, ‘Congratulations for living to be 25,’ ” Hollier remembered. “I didn’t know how to respond. It wasn’t a milestone to me; it meant my car insurance was going down. But for him, it was surviving. If you look at life as though you’re only going to get to 25, it changes your perspective.” That exchange has always stuck with Hollier as a constant reminder of why he’s committed his career to service and the city he grew up in. “It’s kind of in my DNA,” he said. “My dad was a firefighter; my mom was a social worker....

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Posted by on Feb 1, 2015

ADAM HOLLIER CANDIDATE FOR OPEN DETROIT CITY COUNCIL SEAT

A good man Adam Hollier was conceived in Detroit, Michigan. He is the child of Carl Hollier (resigned Captain Detroit Fire Dept. furthermore Training officer Wayne County Health Dept.) and Jackie Hollier (resigned Social specialist) of Detroit Michigan. He was brought up in the Northend, where his family has existed subsequent to the 1940’s. Adam went to all Detroit government funded schools. He got his college degree from Cornell University in Industrial and Labor relations. He then earned a Master of Urban Planning from The University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. Adam, from the start opportunity, served in an open limit as the locale executive for State Senator Buzz Thomas. He likewise served as Chief of Staff for State Senator Bert Johnson. Past Michigan, he served as volunteer facilitator for the East Biloxi Relief and Recovery Center in Biloxi, MS after Hurricane Katrina. Adam was among the first gatherings to react after the tropical storm crushed innumerable groups in the range. Amid his residency openly benefit with Senators Thomas...

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Posted by on Jan 21, 2015

Revenue, family, dominate council choice

Hollier, former chief of staff to State Senator Bert Johnson, said he will bring a fresh perspective to the council. “The most important thing is that I am young resident of Detroit and I am planning on raising my family in the city,” Hollier said. “You don’t see that as a narrative right now. I hear people talk about young Whites who are moving in but no one is talking young Blacks who want to raise families in the city.” Hollier said being on the council will allow him to tackle the issue of property values and the school system, all of which he said make it difficult for young African American families to move into the city. “We have to be able to better navigate our own business and start dealing with the schools,” Hollier said. “We need people on council who are going to have kids in the school system.” The former legislative aide said Detroit has a long way to go to attract people to the...

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