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NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong was the first person to walk on the moon. He was also a seasoned Naval aviator.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Air Forces Veteran Joseph A. Walker, who flew 58 combat missions during World War II and later became a NASA test pilot.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Marine Corps Veteran James E. Webb, second administrator of NASA and the namesake of the James Webb Space Telescope.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Air Force Veteran Karol J. Bobko, who served as a fighter pilot before becoming a NASA astronaut.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Laurel Clark, who served as an undersea medical officer and a NASA astronaut.
This week’s America250 salute is Navy Veteran Sunita Williams, who served as a Gulf War helicopter pilot before becoming a NASA astronaut.
Randolph Bresnik served in the Marine Corps during Operations Southern Watch and Iraqi Freedom. In 2004, he was selected to become a National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) astronaut.
During Black History Month, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Marine Veteran Charles Bolden, an aviator, an astronaut and a NASA administrator.
During Black History Month, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Air Force Veteran Frederick D. Gregory, who served in Vietnam and as an astronaut.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Judith Bruner, who served as one of the first female naval aviators in the 1970s and 1980s.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper, who served as a salvage officer and a NASA astronaut.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Homer Hickam, who served in Vietnam and later became a rocket scientist and bestselling author.
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Last updated September 26, 2022
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