Scott honors fallen soldier

By 375th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs

The motorcade for U.S. Army Sgt. Holli Bolinski passes the Heritage Drive gate during a dignified transfer at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., March 18, 2019. Bolinksi was assigned to the 657th Transportation Company, 419th Transportation Battalion, 103rd Sustainment Command, Mount Vernon, Ill.. Bolinski was killed in action on March 5, 2019 while on duty in Kuwait. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chad Gorecki)

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — Team Scott honored U.S. Army Sgt. Holli Bolinski, who was killed on March 5, 2019 while deployed to Kuwait, with a dignified transfer, March 18, 2019. After her family had a moment to say goodbye, members of the Patriot Guard Riders escorted Bolinski’s motorcade across the base and to her final resting place in Pinckeyville, Ill. Hundreds of service members and civilians lined the street to pay their respects as the procession made its way down Heritage Drive. 

Family members of U.S. Army Sgt. Holli Bolinski, 657th Transportation Company, 419th Transportation Battalion, 103rd Sustainment Command, Mount Vernon, Ill., say their final goodbyes to Bolinski, March 18, 2019 at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. Bolinski died while serving in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Miranda Simpson)
Members of the U.S. Army Honor Guard carry the casket of Army Sgt. Holli Bolinski during her dignified transfer, March 18, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. After her family had a moment to say their goodbyes on the flight line, the Patriot Guard Riders motorcycle organization led the motorcade to her final resting place in Pinckneyville, Ill. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tara Stetler)