BEGIN:VCALENDAR PRODID:-//Microsoft Corporation//Outlook 16.0 MIMEDIR//EN VERSION:2.0 METHOD:PUBLISH X-MS-OLK-FORCEINSPECTOROPEN:TRUE BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:Eastern Standard Time BEGIN:STANDARD DTSTART:16011104T020000 RRULE:FREQ=YEARLY;BYDAY=1SU;BYMONTH=11 TZOFFSETFROM:-0400 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 END:STANDARD BEGIN:DAYLIGHT DTSTART:16010311T020000 RRULE:FREQ=YEARLY;BYDAY=2SU;BYMONTH=3 TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0400 END:DAYLIGHT END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT CLASS:PUBLIC CREATED:20230324T133817Z DESCRIPTION:THIS COLLOQUIUM IS HYBRID IN PARSONS AUDITORIUM AND ON ZOOM.GOV \n \nJHU/APL Colloquium - www.jhuapl.edu/colloquium \n \nTOPIC: Reflections on Captivity -- A Tapestry of Storie s by a Vietnam War POW\n \nSPEAKER: Porter Halyburton\, Prof. Emeritus\, Naval War College\n \nOn October 17\, 1965\, Navy LTJG Porter Halyburt on was shot down over North Vietnam on his 76th mission and listed as ki lled in action. One-and-a-half years later he was found to be alive and a prisoner of war.  Halyburton was held captive for more than sev en years.  Reflections on Captivity is a collection of fifty sho rt stories about this young naval officer’s experiences as a POW in North Vietnam.  This book recounts difficult times but focus es more on the positive aspects — the humor\, creativity\, friends hips\, courage\, and leadership of an amazing group of Americans and how t hey helped each other survive and even thrive. These vignettes demons trate how the human mind\, body\, and spirit can adapt and find meaning in life in the most challenging circumstances. There are powerful lessons learned from this complex experience that continue to guide the author’ s life to this day.\n\nDespite hardship\, suffering\, and long separation\ , Halyburton strongly believes one’s quality of life is determined more by choices made than by circumstances\, and the most liberating ch oice we can make is to forgive.  Reflections on Captivity furthers t he reader’s understanding about the nature of captivity\, race relations \, human relations\, aspects of the air war against North Vietnam\, and  highlights the importance of leadership\, ethics\, and devotion to dut y in difficult times.\n \nPorter Halyburton spent twenty years on ac tive duty in the U.S. Navy\, retiring as a commander in 1984. He spent an other twenty years on the faculty of the Naval War College\, retiring as Professor of Strategy Emeritus in 2006.  Among his many medals and aw ards\, he received the Silver Star for “conspicuous gallantry and intrep idity” while interned. Porter is a potter\, woodworker\, poet\, public speaker\, and traveler. He still possesses the tombstone that his mother had placed in the family plot when he was declared KIA and says that he li kes looking down on it rather than up from it. He and Marty\, his wife of nearly sixty years\, have three grown children and one grandson.\n \n____ ____________________________\n\n \nYou are invited to a Zoom webinar.\nWhe n: Mar 24\, 2023 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)\nTopic: Colloquium - Porter Alexander Halyburton\n \nPlease click the link below to join the webinar:\nhttps://jhuapl.zoomgov.com/j/1615488333?pwd=WGgzL0dqK2VXckcrd0Z2 blpaVEZ0QT09 \n \n DTEND;TZID="Eastern Standard Time":20230324T150000 DTSTAMP:20230324T133817Z DTSTART;TZID="Eastern Standard Time":20230324T140000 LAST-MODIFIED:20230324T133817Z LOCATION:Parsons Auditorium and Zoom.gov PRIORITY:5 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY;LANGUAGE=en-us:Colloquium - Porter Halyburton - Naval War College TRANSP:OPAQUE UID:040000008200E00074C5B7101A82E0080000000020750FD08AF3D801000000000000000 0100000001E2E27DBB860694BA989DEE834DCF8CA X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

THIS COLLOQUIUM IS HYBRID IN PAR SONS AUDITORIUM AND ON ZOOM.GOV

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JHU/APL Colloquium - www.jhuapl.edu/colloq uium

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TOPIC:  Reflection s on Captivity -- A Tapes try of Stories by a Vietnam War POW

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SPEAKER:  Porter Halyburt on\, Prof. Emeritus\, Naval War College

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On October 17\, 1965\, Navy LTJG \;Porter \; Halyburton \;was shot down over North Vietnam on his 76th mission and listed as killed in action.  One-a nd-a-half years later he was found to be alive and a prisoner of war.̷ 9\; Halyburton \;was held captive \;for more \;than \; seven \;years. \; \;Reflections on Captivity is aR 39\;collection of \;fifty \;short stories about \;this youn g \;naval \;officer’\;s \;experiences as a POW in Nort h Vietnam. \; This book \;recounts \;difficult \;times but \;focuses \;more on the \;positive aspects \;R 12\; the humor\, creativity\, friendships\, courage\, and leadership of an amazing group of Americans and how they helped each other survive and eve n thrive.  These \;vignettes&# 8239\;demonstrate how the human mind\, body\, \;and spirit can adapt and find meaning in life in the most challenging circumstances.  There are powerful lessons learned from this complex experience that continue to guide the author’\;s life to thi s day.


Despite hardship\, suffering\, an d long separation\, \;Halyburton strongly \;believes one’\; s \;quality of life is determined more by choices made than by circum stances\, and the \;most liberating choice we can make is to forgive.  \;Reflections on Captivity \;furthers \;the reader ’\;s understanding about the nature of captivity\, race relations\, h uman relations\, aspects of the air war against North Vietnam\, \;and& #8239\;highlights \;the importance of leadership\, ethics\, and devot ion to \;duty in difficult times.

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< span style='font-size:12.0pt\;font-family:"Arial"\,sans-serif'>Porter Haly burton \;spent \;twenty \;years on active duty in the U.S. Navy\, retiring as a commander in 1984.  He spent another \;twenty yearsR 39\;on the faculty of the Naval War College\, retiring as Professor of Str ategy Emeritus in 2006.  \;Among his many medals and awards\, he rece ived the Silver Star for “\;conspicuous gallantry and intrepidityR 21\; while interned.  Porter is a p otter\, woodworker\, poet\, public speaker\, and traveler.  He still possesses the tombstone that his mother had placed in the family plot when he was declared KIA and says that he li kes looking down on it rather than up from it. \; He and Marty\, his w ife of nearly sixty years\, have three grown children and one grandson.

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You are invited to a Zoom webinar.

When: Mar 24\, 2023 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Topic: Colloquium - Porter Alexander Halyburton

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Please click the link below to join the webinar:

https://jhuapl.zoomgov .com/j/1615488333?pwd=WGgzL0dqK2VXckcrd0Z2blpaVEZ0QT09  \;

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