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Video by Senior Airman Rocio Romo
SSC Hosts Ceremony for Legendary Astronaut and Fighter Pilot Buzz Aldrin’s Honorary Appointment to Brigadier General
Space Launch Delta 30 Public Affairs
May 19, 2023 | 01:13:37
Retired United States Air Force Col. Buzz Aldrin was awarded the honorary rank of Brigadier General as hundreds in attendance paid homage to him during his honorary promotion ceremony at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California on May 5, 2023. Aldrin, a notable recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Air Force Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit, two Distinguished Flying Crosses, and three Air Medals, proudly served in the ranks for more than 21 years, while breaking barriers for the nation’s advancements within space. (U.S. Space Force video by Senior Airman Rocio Romo)