“… Bush’s aircraft was hit and his engine caught on fire.”
George H. W. Bush’s state funeral is taking place at National Cathedral in Washington, D. C. today. President Trump and the First Lady are there along with former presidents Obama, Bush, Clinton, and Carter.
President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania are sitting in the front row of George H. W. Bush’s funeral service with former Presidents Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter at the Washington National Cathedral. pic.twitter.com/VOdHMl5ax7
— POLITICO (@politico) December 5,2018
This morning, the Navy’s Twitter account posted this tweet containing a video which summarizes Bush’s service as an aviator in WWII. You’ve probably heard the story about him being shot down in combat before, but seeing the sequence, even in animated form, really adds something to your sense of what an amazing thing it is that Bush survived the war.
Today, the nation says goodbye to our #USNavy shipmate President George H.

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