Captain Phillips will share his story at APCO 2014

The true story of Captain Richard Phillips was transformed into a blockbuster movie of hijacking, heroism and honor in the high seas. The Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO) is excited to announce that Captain Phillips will share his experience during the Distinguished Achievers Breakfast August 5 at the show's conference and expo.

Captain Phillips will share his compelling story and draw lessons from those dramatic events that can help attendees survive and thrive, even in times when hope and support seem to be in very short supply. He will discuss the vital importance of leadership and teamwork, combined with a belief in the power and potential of yourself and your team, as seen through the eyes of an unassuming hero who conquered an extraordinary challenge. This "Hero of the High Seas" has a powerful and timely message that will inspire you.

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