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John H. Glenn Pioneer Award

Posted on 12 Dec 2016 @ 6:12pm by Captain Eugene Cavett

On behalf of the entire Eagle Staff I would like to announce the creation of a brand new award. This award has been created in memory of the death of a United States hero and space pioneer John Glenn. To find out more information about this veteran of the US Army, US Marine Corps., NASA Astronaut, and United States Senator please click here.


John H. Glenn Pioneer Award


In Memory of John H. Glenn (18 JUL 1921 - 8 DEC 2016) this award has been created to signify a pioneering moment in United Earth history by members of the crew. This award shall be awarded by the Staff to the entire crew on a mission that is pioneering in nature. These events could be a first contact, discovering new organisms, or a major scientific discovery reached only because of the efforts of the crew.

John H. Glenn was a pioneering NASA Astronaut, United States Senator, and a Colonel in the United States Marine Corps. Colonel Glenn was highly decorated with many military honors including the Congressional Space Medal of Honor for which this award has been imaged after. COL Glenn was a veteran of the Korean War and also served in the US Army Air Corps. during World War II.


-Stephen

 

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