Posted: Monday, February 4, 2013 12:00 am
He graduated Top Gun, a real-life Maverick decades before Tom Cruise faked it in movie theaters.
He flew fighter jets in Vietnam and commanded the USS Abraham Lincoln, and eventually shouldered responsibility for every nuclear weapon in this country as head of the Bellevue-based United States Strategic Command.
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Monday, February 4, 2013 12:00 am.