Requiem for a Hero
August 25, 2012 23 Comments
Many of you know that I’m a proud alumni of Purdue University, as well as a proud American, so it saddens me to say that I’ve lost a brother Alumni (as well as a fellow baritone player in the All American Marching Band) and we’ve lost a great American today. This one
If you’re my age, you remember that day, 20 July 1969, the world: north to south; east to west was watching American Exceptionalism in action, and so to this day, there is one flag flying on the moon, the Stars and Stripes.
Here’s the dedication of Armstrong Hall, where many of our astronaut alumni returned to the “Cradle of Astronauts”.
Requiescat in Pace
His family has asked us to think of him as we look at the moon, tonight.