National POW/MIA Recognition Day

Sponsored by

Andersonville National Historic Site

The National Prisoner of War Museum


Georgia Southwestern State University


Wednesday, September 19, 2007

7:00 PM                      POW Symposium – Rylander Theater

  Moderator:                Dr. Glenn Robins, Associate Professor of History, GSW

Participants:                 COL Fred Cherry, USAF (Retired) – POW Vietnam

                                    CDR Porter Halyburton, USN (Retired) – POW Vietnam



Friday, September 21, 2007

10:15 AM                   POWs arrive on campus of Georgia Southwestern State      

                                    University.  Escort provided by Rolling Thunder, Inc.

11:00 AM                  POW Symposium – Student Success Center at GSW

Moderator:                Dr. Thomas Ward, Jr., Professor of History, Spring Hill


   Participant:               MAJ. Carrol S. Woods, USAF (Retired) – Tuskegee Airman

                                    POW World War 2


Saturday, September 22, 2007

10:00 AM                   Rolling Thunder POW/MIA Memorial Service

                                    Andersonville National Cemetery

Speaker:                 CWO Guy Hunter, USMC (Retired) – POW Operation Desert Storm


INFORMATION:  Ranger Kim Humber 229-924-0343 –