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Box 23

 Container

Contains 15 Collections and/or Records:

"Russians," information on a visit by Russian General Kovalenok to AFMC headquarters, which Bridges attended , July 1993

 File — Box: 23, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 8, File 2
Scope and Contents Per Bridges, "There is additional information on Operation Bear Hug, which was an initiative to reach out to the Russians during their time of economic difficulties, which was advocated by General Yates, AFMC CC."

Handwritten notes for an interview by the Air Force Inspector General regarding Acquisition Management while Bridges was the AFMC/Director of Requirements, January 1995

 File — Box: 23, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 8, File 3
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Bridges' final assignment was as Director of Requirements at Headquarters Air Force Material Command at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, from June 1993 until his retirement from the Air Force on July 1, 1996. Included in this sub-series are some of Bridges' last Air Force initiatives; "Pollution Prevention," "Product Management Mission Element Strategic Plan," "Air Force Materiel Command Approach to Quality Air Force," "New Acquisition Approach," "Zoom Report," among other documents.

Memo from Bridges to General Marcie Harris inviting her to visit Edwards AFB to learn more about logistics testing done by the AFFTC, February 15, 1996

 File — Box: 23, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 8, File 4
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Bridges' final assignment was as Director of Requirements at Headquarters Air Force Material Command at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, from June 1993 until his retirement from the Air Force on July 1, 1996. Included in this sub-series are some of Bridges' last Air Force initiatives; "Pollution Prevention," "Product Management Mission Element Strategic Plan," "Air Force Materiel Command Approach to Quality Air Force," "New Acquisition Approach," "Zoom Report," among other documents.

Product Management Mission Element Strategic Plan, chaired by Bridges while assigned as the AFMC Director of Requirements, 1994 - 1996

 File — Box: 23, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 8, File 5
Scope and Contents Contains strategic plans dated, March 4, 1994 and draft, June 12, 1996 (Note: Bridges basically handed this one off to his replacement, Brigadier General Bolton, upon his retirement in July 1996).

Air Force Materiel Command Approach to Quality Air Force, which Bridges helped to create while assigned as Director of Requirements at WPAFB, 1996

 File — Box: 23, Folder: 6
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 8, File 6
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Bridges' final assignment was as Director of Requirements at Headquarters Air Force Material Command at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, from June 1993 until his retirement from the Air Force on July 1, 1996. Included in this sub-series are some of Bridges' last Air Force initiatives; "Pollution Prevention," "Product Management Mission Element Strategic Plan," "Air Force Materiel Command Approach to Quality Air Force," "New Acquisition Approach," "Zoom Report," among other documents.

Air Force Materiel Command, Leading Edge magazine highlighting the legacy of General Ron Yates , June 1995

 File — Box: 23, Folder: 7
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 8, File 7
Scope and Contents Per Bridges, "General Yates was my primary mentor in the Air Force and had a lot to do with my success as an Air Force Officer."

"NASA/Astronaut/Shuttle," handwritten memo from Bridges commenting on a paper for returning astronauts to the field with assignments in the Air Force, February 1996

 File — Box: 23, Folder: 8
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 8, File 8
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Bridges' final assignment was as Director of Requirements at Headquarters Air Force Material Command at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, from June 1993 until his retirement from the Air Force on July 1, 1996. Included in this sub-series are some of Bridges' last Air Force initiatives; "Pollution Prevention," "Product Management Mission Element Strategic Plan," "Air Force Materiel Command Approach to Quality Air Force," "New Acquisition Approach," "Zoom Report," among other documents.

New Acquisition Approach, June 1993 - July 1996

 File — Box: 23, Folder: 9
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 8, File 9
Scope and Contents Contains a white paper of the new approach that Bridges assisted in developing while assigned as the Director of Requirements, AFMC.

Per Bridges, "Memo from me to AFMC/EN (Mr. Davenport) and others asking for assistance to resolve flight control development issues following the YF-22 accident resulting from a Pilot -Induced -Oscillation (PIO) event. There are other background papers", 1995

 File — Box: 23, Folder: 10
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 8, File 10
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Bridges' final assignment was as Director of Requirements at Headquarters Air Force Material Command at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, from June 1993 until his retirement from the Air Force on July 1, 1996. Included in this sub-series are some of Bridges' last Air Force initiatives; "Pollution Prevention," "Product Management Mission Element Strategic Plan," "Air Force Materiel Command Approach to Quality Air Force," "New Acquisition Approach," "Zoom Report," among other documents.

Correspondence , 1995

 File — Box: 23, Folder: 11
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 8, File 11
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Bridges' final assignment was as Director of Requirements at Headquarters Air Force Material Command at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, from June 1993 until his retirement from the Air Force on July 1, 1996. Included in this sub-series are some of Bridges' last Air Force initiatives; "Pollution Prevention," "Product Management Mission Element Strategic Plan," "Air Force Materiel Command Approach to Quality Air Force," "New Acquisition Approach," "Zoom Report," among other documents.

Zoom Report, 1995

 File — Box: 23, Folder: 12
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 8, File 12
Scope and Contents Per Bridges, "It contains some handwritten information in response to a questionnaire on the Test Pilot School's rocket-powered NF-104 Zoom Program which I flew while a student at the school."

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;...

Director of Requirements, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, 1993 - 1996

 Sub-Series — Box: 23
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents Bridges' final assignment was as Director of Requirements at Headquarters Air Force Material Command at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, from June 1993 until his retirement from the Air Force on July 1, 1996. Included in this sub-series are some of Bridges' last Air Force initiatives; "Pollution Prevention," "Product Management Mission Element Strategic Plan," "Air Force Materiel Command Approach to Quality Air Force," "New Acquisition Approach," "Zoom Report," among other documents.

Joint Group on Acquisition Pollution Prevention (JG-APP) Material, "Product Management Mission Element Strategic Plan," "Air Force Materiel Command Approach to Quality Air Force," "New Acquisition Approach," "Zoom Report," and other miscellaneous material, 1993 - 1996

 File — Box: 23, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 8, File 1
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Bridges' final assignment was as Director of Requirements at Headquarters Air Force Material Command at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, from June 1993 until his retirement from the Air Force on July 1, 1996. Included in this sub-series are some of Bridges' last Air Force initiatives; "Pollution Prevention," "Product Management Mission Element Strategic Plan," "Air Force Materiel Command Approach to Quality Air Force," "New Acquisition Approach," "Zoom Report," among other documents.

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...