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Brig. General Risner to be inducted in Arkansas Military Veteran's Hall of Fame

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

The Arkansas Military Veterans' Hall of Fame (AMVHOF) announced the names of the 2013 inductees to be honored at an Induction banquet on Friday, Nov. 1 at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Brigadier General Robinson Risner of Mammoth Spring will be among the individuals inducted for exceptional military accomplishments. Risner earned the Distinguished Flying Cross, eight Air Medals, four Purple Hearts and the Prisoner of War medal for his seven years of captivity in Vietnam.

"We are extremely honored to be able to recognize these extraordinary Arkansans who have honored our State with their heroism and service. The narratives of their accomplishments will inspire all who attend the Induction Ceremony", said Colonel (Ret.) Conrad Reynolds, Director of the Arkansas Military Veterans' Hall of Fame.

Tickets to the induction banquet may be purchased by calling 888-329-3845. Individuals calling should leave their phone number and indicate the number of tickets desired. The public is also encouraged to nominate deserving Arkansans for the 2014 induction class by downloading nomination forms on the AMVHOF website at www.amvhof.org.

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