May he rest in peace. Til we meet in Fiddler's Green, General
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Former President George H.W. Bush released the following statement from his hospital bed,
"Barbara and I mourn the loss of a true American patriot and one of the great military leaders of his generation. A distinguished member of that Long Gray Line hailing from West Point, General Norm Schwarzkopf, to me, epitomized the 'duty, service, country' creed that has defended our freedom and seen this great Nation through our most trying international crises. More than that, he was a good and decent man — and a dear friend. Barbara and I send our condolences to his wife Brenda and his wonderful family."
Schwarzkopf's sister says he passed away from complications with pneumonia.