Retired USAF officer to speak, sign books today

Published 12:00 am Thursday, November 10, 2011

Lt. Col. James D. (Jim) Lawrence, USAF (Retired) will be the guest speaker for the Covington Historical Society’s meeting at 6:30 tonight, Thurs., Nov. 10, in the Dixon Room of the Andalusia Public Library.

Lawrence, a 1965 graduate of Opp High School, was an Air Force Command Pilot with 5,800 hours flying time over a near 27-year career.

He’s the author of an Airman’s Odyssey – An Air Force Special Operator’s Incredible Journey, which will be available for purchase at book-signing at the Andalusia Public Library today from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. and at the meeting.