The eagle has landed

Posted by Bob on October 05, 2001

In Reply to: The eagle has landed posted by Brad Watson on October 05, 2001

: I am trying to find the meaning of "the eagle has
: landed" in military parlance.

Those were the words first spoken when the first men on the moon (July, 1969) landed their craft. The craft was named Eagle. When Neil Armstrong later got out and stepped on the lunar surface, he spoke the more famous "One small step..."