I stood watch around the world to insure the “Cold
War” remained so, sat in the cockpit of a fighter aircraft
poised to strike Russian missile sites in Cuba--my wife's
homeland--and flew more than one hundred missions
in Vietnam, earning the Distinguished Flying Cross with
oak leaf cluster.
As a young marine, I watched the sleek jets sweep
low over a battle-scarred Korean landscape and knew...
my future was up there, with them.