updated Thu. October 26, 2023
The San Diego Union-Tribune
November 2, 2017
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 ... He would fly 269 combat missions in Vietnam and eventually become a four-star general, serving as Air Force chief of staff during the 1991 Gulf War. Retired from theÃâÃÂ ...
Foreign Policy (blog)
September 25, 2017
I later worked for Cleland when he was the chairman of the American Battle Monuments Commission, a position later held by retired General Merrill McPeak, appointed by President Barack Obama. I gather from watching this episode that LBJ worried excessively that any surprises from Vietnam might upsetÃâÃÂ ...
September 23, 2017
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 beingÃâÃÂ ...
September 7, 2017
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 ... Sabre is towed into the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum's aviation building,where it will become part of the exhibit honor Gen. Merrill McPeak.
July 30, 2017
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 interviewedÃâÃÂ ...
May 1, 2017
But military leaders, whose sterner training is meant to provide a firm grounding in reality, can fall into this trap also, as [Gen. William] ... That year, McPeak held an unusual news conference at the Pentagon to announce his firing of a two-star Air Force general who had made disparaging remarks aboutÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
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 ... The retired four-star general, who lives in Oregon, was visiting Tampa as a board member of cancer research firm Iovance Biotherapeutics.