Nine Medal of Honor recipients gathered in Charleston, S.C., to watch the first Medal of Honor Bowl— an all-star college senior football game between the American team and the National team that place at The Citadel, according to a release. Honor Guardsmen from JB Charleston presented the colors at the bowl reception. The funds from the bowl game will help build a new Medal of Honor museum in Charleston, states the release. Maj. Gen. James Livingston, Maj. Gen. Patrick Henry Brady, Col. Donald Ballard, Col. Harvey Barnum, Jr., Lt. Col. Harold Fritz, Maj. Bruce Crandall, Lt. Cmdr. Thomas Kelley, Sgt. Maj. Kenneth Stumpf and Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta were present. The American team won 20 to 3.
Unlike nearly every other innovative technology throughout history, Maj. Gen. DeAnna M. Burt believes the space enterprise emerged backward. “Every other domain started with an entrepreneur who built something,” Burt, the special assistant to the Chief of Space Operations, told an audience at AFA’s Air, Space & Cyber Conference.