Forrest Petersen, X-15 Pilot autographed postal cover

Forrest Petersen (1922 - 1990) flew five flights on the X-15. He served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam, and retired as a Navy Vice Admiral.

James W. Zollickoffer (1925-2007) whose address label appears on this postal cover had quite a military career himself. Zollickoffer served in the Marine Corps in World War II and Korea.