Fri, Jun 02|
Davidson Town Hall
An Afternoon with Porter Halyburton, a Vietnam War POW & Davidson Native
Presentation with retired US Navy Commander Porter Halyburton who will speak about his new book, Reflections on Captivity.
Time and Location
Jun 02, 2023, 3:00 PM
Davidson Town Hall, 251 South St, Davidson, NC 28036, USA
About the Event
Please join us for a presentation with retired US Navy Commander Porter Halyburton who will speak about his new book, Reflections on Captivity. Main Street Books will host a book sales table and signing after the presentation. This event is free and open to the public. Registration required.
Date: June 2, 2023
Time: 3:00 pm
Location: Davidson Town Hall, 251 South Street, Auditorium (upper level).
Registration Link: EventBrite Link
About the Author
Porter Halyburton survived captivity as a Prisoner of War in North Vietnam from 1965 until 1973. His many awards include the Silver Star, Legion of Merit, three Bronze Stars, three Purple Hearts, and seven Air Medals.
Porter Halyburton is from Davidson, NC, a graduate of Davidson College (BA), University of Georgia (MA), and the Naval War College. He was awarded Honorary Doctorate degrees from the University of Rhode Island and Greensboro College. Retired as Commander, U.S. Navy in 1984 and as Professor of Strategy Emeritus from the Naval War College in Newport, RI, in 2006, he currently resides with his wife, Marty in Greensboro, NC. They have three grown children.