U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the Air National Guard’s primary learning center in East Tennessee played a role in holding the Freddie J. Owens Women Veterans Summit, October 3, in Maryville, Tennessee.

“As a fellow woman veteran, I want to support and give back to the other women veterans,” Tech. Sgt. Renee Wiederspahn, a professional military education instructor at the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center, said.

LOUISVILLE, Tenn. – Retired Air Force Capt. William A. Robinson told his service story as an ex-POW to Airman leadership school today as he did many times before.

The Vietnam veteran stood solo, with merely a three-ring binder of notes, in front of about 100 students and staff, Nov. 6, at the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center, just short of Veterans Day. His audience was silent and captivated.