Letters to the Editor, Opinion-Editorial

Letter to the Editor – Thank you, sir

I am fortunate to have retired Colonel Richard Heyman as a neighbor here in Creswell. I consider an iron-jawed icon of the American fighter pilots of yesteryear. Today he is enjoying his well-earned retirement with his beautiful English bride.
During World War II, at the age of 19, he prowled the skies over Germany looking for a fight in support of our allied troops below. He flew the P38 Fighter and the P51 Mustang. Some of you might recall the P51 Mustang was like a blown Corvette on steroids.
During his service in Korea, he flew night missions . . .