Charles Lindbergh’s contributions to American culture, science and national security;

  • Helped advance US aviation
  • Discovered and helped finance the work of Robert Goddard, the father of modern rocketry
  • Developed the technology that led to invention of the first artificial heart
  • Was a staunch conservationist and supporter of the World Wildlife Fund
  • Pulitzer Prize in 1954 for Biography, “Spirit of St. Louis
  • Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross and Congressional Medal
  • Distinguished Flying Cross
  • At the request of Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg, world-renowned aviator Charles A. Lindbergh evaluated Strategic Air Command’S facilities and methods, a delivered a report that was implemented