Kelly: John Y. McCollister gets warm words from Washington — including White House
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel meets with former Rep. John Y. McCollister, his mentor, at McCollister's Omaha home in June.
Posted: Saturday, November 9, 2013 12:00 am
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel brought words from President Barack Obama to the memorial service Friday in Omaha for John Y. McCollister.
“As I was flying out this morning,” Hagel said, “I spoke to the president of the United States, the commander in chief. He knew where I was going, and he asked that I relay his expression of sympathy to the family.”
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