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Navy, 1971 - 1999

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 193, Series 1

Scope and Contents

This series includes a file marked "Navy Stuff," which includes Naval postgraduate school grades, quizzes, appointments, evaluations, and certificates. Also included is a Naval Air Training and Operating Procedures Standardization (NATOPS) Flight Personnel Training/Qualification Jacket, two flight logs, and flight activity reports. Lastly the series contains promotion certificates and related correspondence, Leestma's application for the Astronaut Candidate Selection Program, dated October 25, 1979, along with his astronaut candidate notification letter, supporting memos, documents, photographs, and itinerary for NASA Johnson Space Center interview and visit, May 1980. One can also find items from the latter part of his Navy career; discharge papers, award certification documents, and miscellaneous documents.


  • 1971 - 1999

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection material is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Some items are currently marked as restricted, due to presence of social security numbers.


0.727 Cubic Feet (Two letter-size full-width manuscript boxes)


Materials in the series were retained as found in the original files.

Processing Information

Items have been placed into archival folders and boxes.


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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