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On April 6, 2018, Merrill McPeak informed the Company's Board of his intent to resign, effective April 6, 2018, from his position as a member of the Board and all committees thereof, for personal and other business reasons. Mr. McPeak served as a member of the Audit Committee, Compensation Committee, ...
TAMPA — Hours before news broke that President Donald Trump will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Merrill McPeak sat in the restaurant of a Tampa hotel and offered a dire warning. Any overtures by Kim, McPeak said, may amount to a delaying tactic as his nascent nuclear weapons program ...

I am a strong supporter of our military and veterans. I volunteer in our community in support of veterans and contribute annually to veterans' causes. However, I do not support President Trump's plan for a large-scale military parade down Pennsylvania Avenue, and hope these plans to not come to fruition.
I spent 1967 flying air shows with the Thunderbirds, the Air Force aerobatic team, and worrying the war in Vietnam would be over before I got there. All my fighter pilot buddies were in the thick of it, and here I was in front of friendly crowds instead of enemy troops — recruiting duty instead of combat — and in ...
Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Bob Gates and former Air Force Chief of Staff Merrill McPeak. (Wikimedia Commons). Excerpt from an interview in the San Diego Union-Tribune: Merrill McPeak: That was Gates. Don't even get me started on that. Carl Prine: I think he might be the most overrated secretary ...
Merrill McPeak: Look, they filled 72 cemeteries along the Ho Chi Minh Trail — the remains of truck drivers and engineers, logistic guys and the infantry trying to come down the road to the south.So we killed an awful lot of people. And our threat wasn't the only one.These guys didn't get drafted for a year or ...

Merrill McPeak's road to the head of the U.S. Air Force began when he was an impoverished San Diego State student. (Courtesy U.S. Air Force). Peter RoweContact Reporter. Merrill “Tony” McPeak's journey to the top ranks of the U.S. Air Force began as a poor San Diego State undergraduate. “In those days, ROTC paid $1 ...
When retired Air Force Chief of Staff Merrill McPeak says of Vietnam “we were fighting on the wrong side,” I thought he was close to crossing the line, perhaps even the equivalent of soiling himself. Still, his credentials for making this claim are thin and certainly not evenhanded. He is aptly described as an ...
As a retired four-star general and former Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Merrill McPeak is familiar with conflict. So, he's not too bothered by the dramatic reactions some people have had to "The Vietnam War," the PBS documentary made by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. "It's interesting that we are being ...
Burns was joined in the question-and-answer session by Novick, former Air Force Chief of Staff and retired four-star General Merrill McPeak -- who lives in the Portland area -- and Mai Elliott (author of "The Sacred Willow: Four Generations of a Vietnamese Family.") Both McPeak and Elliott are interviewed ...
Former U.S. Air Force chief of staff Merrill Anthony “Tony” McPeak was named chairman of the American Battle Monuments Commission on June 3, 2011. Established in 1923, the commission administers and maintains overseas U.S. war monuments and military cemeteries where almost 125,000 American ...
Merrill McPeak told reporters Saturday. General McPeak spoke about the growing crisis on the Korean Peninsula and what the next steps might be as the world copes with the reality NKorea either has a nuclear weapon or could soon possess one. “It's clear to me that we have to stop the construction of an ...
Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Bob Gates and former Air Force Chief of Staff Merrill McPeak. (Wikimedia Commons). Excerpt from an interview in the San Diego Union-Tribune: Merrill McPeak: That was Gates. Don't even get me started on that. Carl Prine: I think he might be the most overrated secretary ...
Merrill McPeak's road to the head of the U.S. Air Force began when he was an impoverished San Diego State student. (Courtesy U.S. Air Force). Peter RoweContact Reporter. Merrill “Tony” McPeak's journey to the top ranks of the U.S. Air Force began as a poor San Diego State undergraduate. “In those days, ROTC paid $1 ...
When retired Air Force Chief of Staff Merrill McPeak says of Vietnam “we were fighting on the wrong side,” I thought he was close to crossing the line, perhaps even the equivalent of soiling himself. Still, his credentials for making this claim are thin and certainly not evenhanded. He is aptly described as an ...
As a retired four-star general and former Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Merrill McPeak is familiar with conflict. So, he's not too bothered by the dramatic reactions some people have had to "The Vietnam War," the PBS documentary made by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. "It's interesting that we are being ...
Gen. Merrill McPeak, a Lake Oswego resident, to be honored by Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum with new exhibit saluting his 37 years of service in U.S. Air Force. SUBMITTED PHOTO: UNITED STATES AIR FORCE - Gen. Tony McPeak (second from left standing) is shown here in Vietnam during ...

Burns was joined in the question-and-answer session by Novick, former Air Force Chief of Staff and retired four-star General Merrill McPeak -- who lives in the Portland area -- and Mai Elliott (author of "The Sacred Willow: Four Generations of a Vietnamese Family.") Both McPeak and Elliott are interviewed ...
... Richard Roeper talks about the connection between Golden Globes wins and the Oscars, the Top Five@5 features Gary Oldman analyze the first time he met with Harvey Weinstein, retired 4-Star Air Force General Merrill McPeak worries the US may need to use force in North Korea, Dr. Dan Lustig trys to ...
Merrill McPeak: And there's a little propaganda in that even from the Marine Corps. I get that everyone gets to qualify with the rifle, but there's Supply and Motor Pool and … Carl Prine: Oh, it's propaganda. Having been a rifleman I can tell you. “Every Marine is a rifleman” is the biggest lie that's ever been told ...
Merrill McPeak, who is interviewed in "The Vietnam War," said it best in his review of the film in the Sept. 28 issue of The Oregonian: "We live in ...
Merrill McPeak's road to the head of the U.S. Air Force began when he was an impoverished San Diego State student. (Courtesy U.S. Air Force).
“I turn the volume up on all that stuff,” said Merrill McPeak, an airman who later commanded the USAF during the first Iraq War, and became a ...
And we're the better for it,” said Merrill McPeak (US air force), a wise and now old man, and, despite being undercut by the very Britishness of ...
In one episode, Merrill McPeak, a retired four-star USAF general who flew 269 combat missions in Vietnam, described that rancorous period ...
General Merrill McPeak says “we are better for it.” I'm not so sure. LTC Charles A. Krohn, U.S. Army (ret.), is the author of The Lost Battalion of ...
... worked for him, and prolonged the war); soldiers like Northwest native Karl Marlantes, who came to feel the war was wrong; Merrill McPeak, ...
When retired Air Force Chief of Staff Merrill McPeak says of Vietnam “we were fighting on the wrong side,” I thought he was close to crossing ...
As a retired four-star general and former Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Merrill McPeak is familiar with conflict. So, he's not too bothered by the ...
Merrill McPeak, a Vietnam War veteran who rose to the rank of four-star general and was chief of staff of the Air Force from 1990-94. (He was a ...
... in decades-old history and current events, and the importance of having Air Force Chief of Staff and retired four-star General Merrill McPeak, ...
Gen. Merrill McPeak, a Lake Oswego resident, to be honored by Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum with new exhibit saluting his 37 years ...
Burns was joined in the question-and-answer session by Novick, former Air Force Chief of Staff and retired four-star General Merrill McPeak ...
Former U.S. Air Force chief of staff Merrill Anthony “Tony” McPeak was named chairman of the American Battle Monuments Commission on ...
General Merrill McPeak says “we are better for it.” I'm not so sure. LTC Charles A. Krohn, U.S. Army (ret.), is the author of The Lost Battalion of ...
When retired Air Force Chief of Staff Merrill McPeak says of Vietnam “we were fighting on the wrong side,” I thought he was close to crossing ...
As a retired four-star general and former Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Merrill McPeak is familiar with conflict. So, he's not too bothered by the ...
... use of archival footage and interviews conducted with veterans (including Air Force Chief of Staff and retired four-star general Merrill McPeak, ...
Merrill McPeak, a Vietnam War veteran who rose to the rank of four-star general and was chief of staff of the Air Force from 1990-94. (He was a ...
This viewing was followed by a one-hour moderated Q&A session with Ken Burns and General (retired) Merrill McPeak, former Chief of Staff of ...
One of the best summaries of that journey was given to us by General Merrill McPeak when he said, “I suspect that many of us go through the ...
Gen. Merrill McPeak, a Lake Oswego resident, to be honored by Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum with new exhibit saluting his 37 years ...
Gen. Merrill McPeak, a Lake Oswego resident, to be honored by Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum with new exhibit saluting his 37 years ...
Merrill McPeak, taking part in a Q&A about the documentary in advance of its Sept. 17 airdate. Luckily, since the Denver event is sold out and ...
... makers of the film; Merrill McPeak, retired 4-star General and former Air Force Chief of Staff with 269 combat missions in Vietnam; Duong Van ...
... Sacred Willow: Four Generations of a Vietnamese Family"), and former Air Force Chief of Staff and retired four-star General Merrill McPeak.
The first American air-to-air kill involving manned aircraft in almost two decades opens up a new chapter in American warfare — and perhaps a ...
First Lt. Huy Nguyen of the 421st Medical Battalion out of Baumholder, Germany, reads the names on some of the graves following the ...
Former U.S. Air Force chief of staff Merrill Anthony “Tony” McPeak was named chairman of the American Battle Monuments Commission on ...
Merrill McPeak, retired fighter pilot, was the four-star general running the Air Force when the Pentagon ordered the services to share the same ...


 

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