White House Photographs
Upon arriving aboard Military Air Transport Service (MATS) airplane at Patrick Air Force Base, astronaut Lieutenant Colonel John H. Glenn, Jr. reunites with his family for the first time since his orbital flight. Lieutenant Colonel Glenn, escorted by Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson, traveled to Brevard County, Florida, to attend the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Distinguished Service Medal ceremonies held in his honor at Cape Canaveral. Standing in front of airplane stairs (L-R): Lieutenant Colonel Glenn's son David Glenn (wearing plaid jacket), his daughter Lyn Glenn (wearing yellow dress), Lieutenant Colonel Glenn, his wife Annie Glenn (wearing red dress), Vice President Johnson (in profile), and Lieutenant Colonel Glenn's father John H. Glenn, Sr.; all others unidentified. United States Air Force Honor Guard officer (back to camera) stands at attention at right.