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Box 48

 Container

Contains 31 Collections and/or Records:

Career Scrapbooks, 1950 - 2009

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4
Scope and Contents The career scrapbooks consist of thirty-one three-ring binders that Bridges put together throughout his Air Force and NASA careers. There is a wealth of material that is contained in the binders. Some of the items are: applications, appraisals, certificates, correspondence and letters of congratulations, notification of appointments, speaking notes, and other various notes, emails, cards and miscellaneous items from his retirement. The binders also include photographs from...
Dates: 1950 - 2009

Air Force, 1965 - 2003

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents The sub-series is comprised of six sub-groups with a scope note for each at the sub-group level. The contents of each page within the binders is listed in the finding aid. If Bridges provided a comment about the contents, this is noted in the finding aid too.
Dates: 1965 - 2003

Air Force, Commander, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California, 1990 - 1993

 Sub-Group — Box: 48
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 6
Scope and Contents Comprised pf various photographs, programs from events, and articles during Bridges' tour as the Commander, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California. Many of the photographs are from change of command ceremony. One binder consists solely of congratulatory notes and letters on Bridges' selection for Major General in 1992.
Dates: 1990 - 1993

Photograph, Air Force Flight Test Center presented to Bridges on his departure showing some of the aircraft during his tenure as the Commander, 1993

 Item — Box: 48, Folder: 1, Item: 1
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 6, File 1, Item 1
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Comprised pf various photographs, programs from events, and articles during Bridges' tour as the Commander, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California. Many of the photographs are from change of command ceremony. One binder consists solely of congratulatory notes and letters on Bridges' selection for Major General in 1992.
Dates: 1993

Photographs and program, retirement ceremony for Colonel Gary Matthes, August 23, 1992

 Item — Box: 48, Folder: 1, Item: 2
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 6, File 1, Item 2
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Comprised pf various photographs, programs from events, and articles during Bridges' tour as the Commander, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California. Many of the photographs are from change of command ceremony. One binder consists solely of congratulatory notes and letters on Bridges' selection for Major General in 1992.
Dates: August 23, 1992

Photographs taken at the change of command ceremony where Bridges assumed command of AFFTC, August 1991

 Item — Box: 48, Folder: 1, Item: 3
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 6, File 1, Item 3
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Comprised pf various photographs, programs from events, and articles during Bridges' tour as the Commander, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California. Many of the photographs are from change of command ceremony. One binder consists solely of congratulatory notes and letters on Bridges' selection for Major General in 1992.
Dates: August 1991

Newspaper article and photograph of Bridges and Colonel Engel at the change of command ceremony, as Bridges departed AFFTC, June 1993

 Item — Box: 48, Folder: 1, Item: 4
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 6, File 1, Item 4
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Comprised pf various photographs, programs from events, and articles during Bridges' tour as the Commander, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California. Many of the photographs are from change of command ceremony. One binder consists solely of congratulatory notes and letters on Bridges' selection for Major General in 1992.
Dates: June 1993

Photographs of astronauts, including Bridges at Purdue University for the "Outstanding Astronaut Alumni Award Ceremony", October 1990

 Item — Box: 48, Folder: 1, Item: 5
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 6, File 1, Item 5
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Comprised pf various photographs, programs from events, and articles during Bridges' tour as the Commander, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California. Many of the photographs are from change of command ceremony. One binder consists solely of congratulatory notes and letters on Bridges' selection for Major General in 1992.
Dates: October 1990

Newspaper article and photograph of General Yates and Benita Bridges pinning on Major General Bridges' 2nd star at Edwards AFB, January 1993

 Item — Box: 48, Folder: 1, Item: 6
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 6, File 1, Item 6
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Comprised pf various photographs, programs from events, and articles during Bridges' tour as the Commander, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California. Many of the photographs are from change of command ceremony. One binder consists solely of congratulatory notes and letters on Bridges' selection for Major General in 1992.
Dates: January 1993

"Bogus" Early Bird newsletter articles regarding Bridges' reassignment from Edwards Air Force Base to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, June 1993

 Item — Box: 48, Folder: 1, Item: 7
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 6, File 1, Item 7
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Comprised pf various photographs, programs from events, and articles during Bridges' tour as the Commander, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California. Many of the photographs are from change of command ceremony. One binder consists solely of congratulatory notes and letters on Bridges' selection for Major General in 1992.
Dates: June 1993

"Humorous" photograph suggesting that Bridges' trips to visit classified programs had some impact on his physique from his Senior Enlisted Advisor, 1993

 Item — Box: 48, Folder: 1, Item: 8
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 6, File 1, Item 8
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Comprised pf various photographs, programs from events, and articles during Bridges' tour as the Commander, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California. Many of the photographs are from change of command ceremony. One binder consists solely of congratulatory notes and letters on Bridges' selection for Major General in 1992.
Dates: 1993

Change of Command ceremony program and speech, June 1993

 Item — Box: 48, Folder: 1, Item: 9
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 6, File 1, Item 9
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Comprised pf various photographs, programs from events, and articles during Bridges' tour as the Commander, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California. Many of the photographs are from change of command ceremony. One binder consists solely of congratulatory notes and letters on Bridges' selection for Major General in 1992.
Dates: June 1993

Photographs, General Johnson's visit to fly new C-17 which was in test at AFFTC, February 1992

 Item — Box: 48, Folder: 1, Item: 10
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 6, File 1, Item 10
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Comprised pf various photographs, programs from events, and articles during Bridges' tour as the Commander, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California. Many of the photographs are from change of command ceremony. One binder consists solely of congratulatory notes and letters on Bridges' selection for Major General in 1992.
Dates: February 1992

Photograph of California State Senator Russell visiting Edwards AFB, 1993

 Item — Box: 48, Folder: 1, Item: 11
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 6, File 1, Item 11
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Comprised pf various photographs, programs from events, and articles during Bridges' tour as the Commander, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California. Many of the photographs are from change of command ceremony. One binder consists solely of congratulatory notes and letters on Bridges' selection for Major General in 1992.
Dates: 1993

Photograph of Bridges at the AFSC Dining-In, and a pamphlet on the commander’s residence, Belle Chance, April 1991

 Item — Box: 48, Folder: 1, Item: 12
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 6, File 1, Item 12
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Comprised pf various photographs, programs from events, and articles during Bridges' tour as the Commander, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California. Many of the photographs are from change of command ceremony. One binder consists solely of congratulatory notes and letters on Bridges' selection for Major General in 1992.
Dates: April 1991

Photograph of Bridges (light blue helmet) in a T-38 at AFFTC, 1991

 Item — Box: 48, Folder: 1, Item: 13
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 6, File 1, Item 13
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Comprised pf various photographs, programs from events, and articles during Bridges' tour as the Commander, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California. Many of the photographs are from change of command ceremony. One binder consists solely of congratulatory notes and letters on Bridges' selection for Major General in 1992.
Dates: 1991

Photographs, Joe Engle presents Enterprise landing photos to AFFTC, 1991

 Item — Box: 48, Folder: 1, Item: 14
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 6, File 1, Item 14
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Comprised pf various photographs, programs from events, and articles during Bridges' tour as the Commander, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California. Many of the photographs are from change of command ceremony. One binder consists solely of congratulatory notes and letters on Bridges' selection for Major General in 1992.
Dates: 1991

Photograph of Bridges speaking at the AFFTC Retirees Day and thank-you letter from Lieutenant Colonel Baker, January 1992

 Item — Box: 48, Folder: 1, Item: 15
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 6, File 1, Item 15
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Comprised pf various photographs, programs from events, and articles during Bridges' tour as the Commander, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California. Many of the photographs are from change of command ceremony. One binder consists solely of congratulatory notes and letters on Bridges' selection for Major General in 1992.
Dates: January 1992

Photograph of Bridges and Colonel Guy Gardner (Purdue alumnus), Test Pilot School (TPS) Commandant, with Mrs. Susie Cooper, at the graduation ceremony for TPS Class 91A, December 1991

 Item — Box: 48, Folder: 1, Item: 16
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 6, File 1, Item 16
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Comprised pf various photographs, programs from events, and articles during Bridges' tour as the Commander, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California. Many of the photographs are from change of command ceremony. One binder consists solely of congratulatory notes and letters on Bridges' selection for Major General in 1992.
Dates: December 1991

Photographs, retirement ceremony for Colonel Marty Bushnell, AFFTC , undated

 Item — Box: 48, Folder: 1, Item: 17
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 6, File 1, Item 17
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Comprised pf various photographs, programs from events, and articles during Bridges' tour as the Commander, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California. Many of the photographs are from change of command ceremony. One binder consists solely of congratulatory notes and letters on Bridges' selection for Major General in 1992.
Dates: undated

Benita Bridges' speaking notes for her presentation at Command Conference, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, 1992

 Item — Box: 48, Folder: 1, Item: 18
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 6, File 1, Item 18
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Comprised pf various photographs, programs from events, and articles during Bridges' tour as the Commander, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California. Many of the photographs are from change of command ceremony. One binder consists solely of congratulatory notes and letters on Bridges' selection for Major General in 1992.
Dates: 1992

Photograph and program for the Air Force Association Antelope Valley Chapter #294 and the Lancaster and Palmdale Chambers of Commerce Twenty-Second Annual Honors and Awards Banquet , March 28, 1992

 Item — Box: 48, Folder: 1, Item: 19
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 6, File 1, Item 19
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Comprised pf various photographs, programs from events, and articles during Bridges' tour as the Commander, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California. Many of the photographs are from change of command ceremony. One binder consists solely of congratulatory notes and letters on Bridges' selection for Major General in 1992.
Dates: March 28, 1992

Newspaper articles on decision to blow up in place some poison gas bombs on the Air Force Test Pilot School (AFFTC) bombing range during Bridges' tenure as Commander, October 10, 1992

 Item — Box: 48, Folder: 1, Item: 20
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 6, File 1, Item 20
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Comprised pf various photographs, programs from events, and articles during Bridges' tour as the Commander, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California. Many of the photographs are from change of command ceremony. One binder consists solely of congratulatory notes and letters on Bridges' selection for Major General in 1992.
Dates: October 10, 1992

Program and toast delivered by Bridges at the Aerospace Walk of Honor, Lancaster CA, September 1992

 Item — Box: 48, Folder: 1, Item: 21
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 6, File 1, Item 21
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Comprised pf various photographs, programs from events, and articles during Bridges' tour as the Commander, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California. Many of the photographs are from change of command ceremony. One binder consists solely of congratulatory notes and letters on Bridges' selection for Major General in 1992.
Dates: September 1992

Invitation to the United State Air Force Test Pilot School Change of Command for Guy Gardner, former astronaut and Purdue alum, August 20, 1992

 Item — Box: 48, Folder: 1, Item: 22
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 6, File 1, Item 22
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Comprised pf various photographs, programs from events, and articles during Bridges' tour as the Commander, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California. Many of the photographs are from change of command ceremony. One binder consists solely of congratulatory notes and letters on Bridges' selection for Major General in 1992.
Dates: August 20, 1992