A Prisoner of War for more than 6 years, Retired Air Force Col. Ed Hubbard spoke Monday night at the VFW Post 1058. His message stressed the importance of life, and appreciating what we have. Col. Hubbard is affiliated with Edward Jones Investments. He travels around the world talking about his experiences, and encouraging others to smile with each new day. More than 160 people listened to Hubbard’s inspirational message.