Last year, I reported on an Afghanistan veteran in Michigan named Robert Bowyer. He was restoring a Vietnam-era PBR (Patrol Boat, River) through his nonprofit Operation Black Sheep: The John McClurg Foundation for Vietnam Veterans.
John McCain is a hero. Let’s get that out of the way up front. McCain came from a long military dynasty; his father and grandfather were both four-star admirals in the Navy. In the Vietnam War, McCain flew a Skyhawk dive bomber on numerous successful sorties.
Imagine a product linked to some of the most pivotal and important events in American history. Now imagine an America without that product. American whiskey has played a distinct role in nearly every major historical event in North America for the better part of 300 years.