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The Air Force says it is investigating allegations that an employee at the military mortuary at Dover Air Force Base offered to show the remains of John Glenn to Defense Department inspectors. Above, a photo of the former astronaut and U.S. senator as he lay in state at the Ohio Statehouse in December 2016. Joshua Lott/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Portrait Of U.S. Sen. John H. Glenn Jr. in 1998, when he served as Payload Specialist For Space Shuttle Sts-95. NASA/Getty Images hide caption

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John Glenn, First American To Orbit The Earth, Dies At 95

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Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is handed mail by an aide on his campaign bus between campaign stops in Monroe, Mich., and Farmington Hills, Mich. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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