The Chronicle -

By Richard Heyman
Chronicle Columnist 

Multiple observations


March 21, 2019

I have several things that I wish to discuss in my column this week.

First, I have always resisted the urge to jump on any sitting president for their actions that I don't agree with. I did not condemn President Richard Nixon, though he was responsible for sending me into combat. I did my sworn duty, regardless of my feelings or beliefs.

But the most recent condemnation by President Donald Trump of former Senator John McCain for having been shot down in north Vietnam by anti-aircraft fire is horrible. I can vouch because of my own 1,200 hours spent in combat flight; dodging flak is a hit-a...

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