John Glenn


John Glenn : biography

July 18, 1921 – living

In 2004, Glenn was awarded the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars of the Smithsonian Institution."" Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Retrieved November 18, 2011

In 2009, Glenn received an honorary LL.D from Williams College."." Office of the President, Williams College. In 2010 Glenn received an honorary Doctorate of Public Service from Ohio Northern University.Tyrel Linkhorn. "" (May 24, 2010). Lima News.

Glenn has received the following awards and decorations:

  • Congressional Gold Medal
  • The Woodrow Wilson Award
  • Thomas D. White National Defense Award
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Naval Aviator insignia
Naval Pilot Astronaut Badge
1st row Distinguished Flying Cross with two gold award stars and two oak leaf clusters Air Medal with three silver award stars and two oak leaf clusters Presidential Unit Citation Navy Unit Commendation
2nd row Presidential Medal of Freedom China Service Medal American Campaign Medal Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with service star
3rd row World War II Victory Medal Navy Occupation Service Medal National Defense Service Medal Korean Service Medal with two service stars
4th row Congressional Space Medal of Honor NASA Distinguished Service Medal United Nations Korea Medal Presidential Unit Citation (Korea)