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Box 19

 Container

Contains 8 Collections and/or Records:

White three-ring binder with the cover, "Air Force Flight Test Center Strategic Plan", April 20 - 21, 1992

 File — Box: 19, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 7, File 15
Scope and Contents Includes various documents supporting the "Strategic Plan Offsite," 20-21 April 1992 (includes Bridges' handwritten speaking notes and charts for kicking off the discussion).

Programs, notes, clippings and an adhesive patch from Air Force Materiel Command Activation Ceremony, July 1, 1992

 File — Box: 19, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 7, File 16
Scope and Contents Per notes from Bridges, he helped with the start-up of the new Command as Commander of the Air Force Flight Test Center.)

YF-22, September 1992

 File — Box: 19, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 7, File 17
Scope and Contents Contains a handwritten memo to General Yates, Commander, Air Force Materiel Command while Bridges was the AFFTC Commander regarding the conclusions of the accident board on the YF-22 mishap and other background material.

"SFTC" , March 1993

 File — Box: 19, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 7, File 18
Scope and Contents Per Bridges, contains the Single Face to the Customer (SFTC) organization which was created while Bridges was the Commander of the AFFTC to stop the internal competition for test customers within the AFMC, which was very destructive for all concerned.

AFFTC Quality , 1993

 File — Box: 19, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 7, File 19
Scope and Contents Briefings and plans for the Air Force Flight Test Center Quality Program which Bridges led while the AFFTC Commander.

Air Force Career, 1964 - 1996

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2
Scope and Contents Major General Bridges' Air Force Career spanned thirty-one years. The nine sub-series follow his career path; F-100 pilot, 416th Tactical Fighter Squadron and Commando Sabre Operation (Misty), Phu Cat Air Base, Republic of Vietnam; Test Pilot, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California; Astronaut Application Process and Selection; Commander, 6510th Test Wing, Edwards Air Force Base, California; Commander, Eastern Space and Missile Center, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida;...

Commander, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California, 1991 - 1993

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents General Bridges served as Commander of the Air Force Flight Test Center at Edwards AFB from August 1991 to June 1993. Some of the items in this sub-series, but not limited to are: "Air Force Flight Test Center Strategic Plan," various documents supporting the "Strategic Plan Offsite," 20 - 21 April 1992 (includes Bridges' handwritten speaking notes and charts for kicking off the discussion); program, correspondence, invitation, photograph, clippings and miscellaneous material from Fiftieth...

Roy D. Bridges Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6
Scope and Contents The Roy D. Bridges Jr. papers document the extensive Air Force and NASA career of Roy D. Bridges Jr.The papers include but are not limited to, artifacts, audio visual material, awards, books, briefs and records, certificates, clippings, clothing, correspondence, diaries, documents, flight logs, flight checklists and data files, along with Bridges' pilot kneeboard notes, medals, mementos, papers, photographs, scrapbooks, textbooks, research papers, and working paper...