Oliver North, He was an inspiration to tens of thousands of U.S. Marines, would-be pilots, “wanna-be” astronauts, space explorers and even politicians. He was one of the reasons I wanted to be a Marine aviator. Now John Glenn has “slipped the surly bonds of earth…” In 1962 I was a young Marine reservist intent on
Mark Davis, In the fall of 1957, the Soviet launch of Sputnik I was a deflating moment for the United States, a blow to national pride amid broad fascination as to when man would send an artificial object into Earth orbit. Months later, the newly formed NASA began winnowing 500 test pilots down to the
John Glenn, the all-American astronaut and senator who rocketed into history on flights 36 years apart as the first American to orbit the Earth and the oldest person in space, died Thursday at age 95. “We are saddened by the loss of Sen. John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth. A true American hero.
Victor Skinner, WESTLAND, Mich. – John Glenn High School student Hazel Juco was disgusted by the discolored water pouring out of a school bathroom faucet recently, so she snapped a picture and posted about it online. “I always hope that someone will see it and want to help us,” she told WXYZ. “Because our school
Daniel Greenfield, A Black Sergeant Brings Obama and Black Lives Matter to Justice. “Obama has conspired with all Defendants and others to incite violence, looting, arson, assault against law enforcement and helpless communities with the purpose of making a new ‘fundamentally transformed America’ appear preferable to the crime waves and chaos they themselves are creating.”