Ex-POW recalls time in ‘Hanoi Hilton’

Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Joe Milligan, former Vietnam War POW, addresses the Hill Country Chapter-MOWW. He was in the infamous prison known as the Hanoi Hilton for almost six years.

A former Vietnam War POW was the featured speaker at the Oct. 12 meeting of Hill Country Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars at the Y.O. Ranch Hotel and Conference Center.

Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Joe Milligan’s talk focused on an overview of Vietnam War POWs and their survival rate.

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