White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy presents the 1961 Robert J. Collier Trophy to four X-15 pilots, on behalf of the National Aeronautic Association (NAA). Standing behind President Kennedy are the recipients (L-R): Major Robert M. White (U.S. Air Force), A. Scott Crossfield (North American Aviation), Joseph A. Walker (National Aeronautics and Space Administration), and Commander Forrest S. Petersen (U.S. Navy). Also pictured: White House Secret Service agents, Frank Yeager and Jim Johnson. West Wing Lawn, White House, Washington, D.C.