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Span of Career Records, and Air Force Retirement, 1965 - 1996

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 9

Scope and Contents

Major General Bridges retired from the United States Air Force on July 1, 1996. This sub-series consists of records that were grouped together by Bridges as a representation of his entire Air Force career, such as flight records, flight orders, flying time records, "Flight Evaluation Folder," which contains Bridges' "stan/eval" records, circa 1969 - 1993. It also contains military orders, personnel records, temporary duty orders, flight training, and "Original Solo Pilot Log Books for Benita and Roy," circa 1966 - 1980. The last box holds retirement letters and cards of congratulations, and the program and guest list from Bridges' retirement ceremony.


  • 1965 - 1996

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection material is in English.

Access Information

The two boxes of Air Force records are restricted, due to Bridges' social security number appearing on many of the documents.


0.908 Cubic Feet (One letter-size full-width manuscript box and one letter-size half-width manuscript box)


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 W. State Street
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States