Longest held POW to sign books in Warner Robins

jmink@macon.comDecember 4, 2013 

Retired Capt. Bill Robinson, the longest held prisoner of war in the United States military, will be in Warner Robins Friday and Saturday to sign copies of his book, “The Longest Rescue.”

Robinson, who was a captive of the North Vietnamese Army from 1965 to 1973, will sign books from 1-5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at the American Legion Post 172 on Watson Boulevard, according to a news release.

Additionally, the Georgia Chapter 443 of the Vietnam Veterans of America and the ROMEO club of Warner Robins will host a dinner Thursday to honor three people, including Robinson. The dinner, which will be 6 p.m. at the Smok’n Pig in the Macon Mall, will also honor Gold Star Mother, Jeannie Cox, and Priscilla Pappas, whose husband was a Vietnam War veteran. All veterans will get a 10 percent discount, the news release states.

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