23 august 2019

How a McCain came home from war to mourn his famous father


A year after the death of his father, John S. McCain IV is wrestling with his past and his future. Better known as "Jack," the Navy helicopter pilot and son of the late senator deployed to Afghanistan in May 2018 while his father was battling brain cancer, rushed home for five days of services when his father died, and returned to Afghanistan for eight more months. In images from the services, he appears crisp and stoic in his white dress uniform amid the pageantry and surrounded by family. But [...]