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JOHN GLENN - NAVY - TEST PILOT, ASTRONAUT, POLITICIAN - When the attack on Pearl Harbor brought the United States into World War II, he left college to enlist in the U.S. Army Air Corps; however, the Army did not call him up, and in March 1942 he enlisted as a United States Navy aviation cadet. He trained at Naval Air Station Olathe, Kansas,
Mercury Friendship 7 - John Glenn - A National Hero
John Glenn, one of the “Mercury Seven” astronauts, was the fifth human to fly in space. Glenn returned to a hero’s welcome, including parades in Cape Canaveral, Florida; Washington, D.C.; and New York City. His flight meant that the United States could finally compete with Soviet successes in the Cold War space race.
Celebrating John Glenn
A banquet held on February 20, 2012, in the Archie M. Griffin Grand Ballroom at the Ohio Union will gather nationally recognized keynote speakers, prominent corporate and community leaders and policy makers, members of the Ohio State community, and Senator Glenn and his family.