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Photo by Senior Airman Hailey HauxRetired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Paul Needham talks about his time in captivity after a luncheon Sept. 18 at the Ramstein Officers’ Club. The luncheon was held in memory of prisoners of war and those missing in action, and Needham was invited to be the guest speaker to tell his story to Airmen as a way to enhance their resiliency. Needham was captured Nov. 4, 1979, by Iranian terrorists who took over the U.S. Embassy in Teheran, Iran.

Prisoner of war tells his story

by Senior Airman Hailey Haux
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

When you first meet him, you think he is just another veteran with an incredibly humorous attitude. After a few moments of talking and getting to know him, you find out there is much more to him than meets the eye.

September 26, 2013 ×