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Box 55

 Container

Contains 142 Collections and/or Records:

Announcement of the receipt of "the Distinguished Service Medal (Air Force Design) for exceptionally meritorious service to the United States in a duty of great responsibility…August 28, 1991 to June 30" , 1996

 Item — Box: 55, Folder: 1, Item: 25
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 6, File 3, Item 25
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Includes various items from throughout Bridges' career. They have been retained in their original binders and order within each. Some of the items include photographs and speaking notes for a variety of activities during assignments after returning to the Air Force from NASA; letters of appointment, applications, certificates, awards, Purdue Honorary Doctorate Album and various mementos and articles from throughout Bridges' career.
Dates: 1996

Biography highlights, 2005

 Item — Box: 55, Folder: 1, Item: 1
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 6, File 3, Item 1
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Includes various items from throughout Bridges' career. They have been retained in their original binders and order within each. Some of the items include photographs and speaking notes for a variety of activities during assignments after returning to the Air Force from NASA; letters of appointment, applications, certificates, awards, Purdue Honorary Doctorate Album and various mementos and articles from throughout Bridges' career.
Dates: 2005

Announcement and pamphlet, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), Bridges elected to the grade of Associate fellow in the AIAA, January 28, 2005

 Item — Box: 55, Folder: 1, Item: 2
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 6, File 3, Item 2
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Includes various items from throughout Bridges' career. They have been retained in their original binders and order within each. Some of the items include photographs and speaking notes for a variety of activities during assignments after returning to the Air Force from NASA; letters of appointment, applications, certificates, awards, Purdue Honorary Doctorate Album and various mementos and articles from throughout Bridges' career.
Dates: January 28, 2005

Correspondence, Office of the President, Purdue University, in regards to Bridges' honorary degree, February 19, 2001

 Item — Box: 55, Folder: 1, Item: 3
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 6, File 3, Item 3
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Includes various items from throughout Bridges' career. They have been retained in their original binders and order within each. Some of the items include photographs and speaking notes for a variety of activities during assignments after returning to the Air Force from NASA; letters of appointment, applications, certificates, awards, Purdue Honorary Doctorate Album and various mementos and articles from throughout Bridges' career.
Dates: February 19, 2001

Briefing note from Geoffrey S. Swanson, "Subject: Purdue University involvement in USTDC Acquisition" , November 4, 2002

 Item — Box: 55, Folder: 1, Item: 4
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 6, File 3, Item 4
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Includes various items from throughout Bridges' career. They have been retained in their original binders and order within each. Some of the items include photographs and speaking notes for a variety of activities during assignments after returning to the Air Force from NASA; letters of appointment, applications, certificates, awards, Purdue Honorary Doctorate Album and various mementos and articles from throughout Bridges' career.
Dates: November 4, 2002

Certificate, Tau Beta Pi, certified member, April 23, 1999

 Item — Box: 55, Folder: 1, Item: 5
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 6, File 3, Item 5
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Includes various items from throughout Bridges' career. They have been retained in their original binders and order within each. Some of the items include photographs and speaking notes for a variety of activities during assignments after returning to the Air Force from NASA; letters of appointment, applications, certificates, awards, Purdue Honorary Doctorate Album and various mementos and articles from throughout Bridges' career.
Dates: April 23, 1999

Announcement of selection into Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame, November 22, 1994, and program, May 6, 1995

 Item — Box: 55, Folder: 1, Item: 6
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 6, File 3, Item 6
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Includes various items from throughout Bridges' career. They have been retained in their original binders and order within each. Some of the items include photographs and speaking notes for a variety of activities during assignments after returning to the Air Force from NASA; letters of appointment, applications, certificates, awards, Purdue Honorary Doctorate Album and various mementos and articles from throughout Bridges' career.
Dates: May 6, 1995

Correspondence to Mr. Darwin Edwards, Museum of Aviation, Warner Robbins, GA listing Bridges' memorabilia sent for a display, April 4, 1995

 Item — Box: 55, Folder: 1, Item: 7
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 6, File 3, Item 7
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Includes various items from throughout Bridges' career. They have been retained in their original binders and order within each. Some of the items include photographs and speaking notes for a variety of activities during assignments after returning to the Air Force from NASA; letters of appointment, applications, certificates, awards, Purdue Honorary Doctorate Album and various mementos and articles from throughout Bridges' career.
Dates: April 4, 1995

Announcement of Bridges' selection into The Society of Experimental Test Pilots as a Fellow, the highest membership, June 6, 1996, and program from 40th Awards Banquet, September 28, 1996, 1996

 Item — Box: 55, Folder: 1, Item: 8
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 6, File 3, Item 8
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Includes various items from throughout Bridges' career. They have been retained in their original binders and order within each. Some of the items include photographs and speaking notes for a variety of activities during assignments after returning to the Air Force from NASA; letters of appointment, applications, certificates, awards, Purdue Honorary Doctorate Album and various mementos and articles from throughout Bridges' career.
Dates: 1996

Application for Advance in Grade, The Society of Experimental Test Pilots, January 15, 1993

 Item — Box: 55, Folder: 1, Item: 10
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 6, File 3, Item 10
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Includes various items from throughout Bridges' career. They have been retained in their original binders and order within each. Some of the items include photographs and speaking notes for a variety of activities during assignments after returning to the Air Force from NASA; letters of appointment, applications, certificates, awards, Purdue Honorary Doctorate Album and various mementos and articles from throughout Bridges' career.
Dates: January 15, 1993

Program, Purdue Engineering Astronaut Alumnus Award Convocation, September 29, 1989

 Item — Box: 55, Folder: 1, Item: 11
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 6, File 3, Item 11
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Includes various items from throughout Bridges' career. They have been retained in their original binders and order within each. Some of the items include photographs and speaking notes for a variety of activities during assignments after returning to the Air Force from NASA; letters of appointment, applications, certificates, awards, Purdue Honorary Doctorate Album and various mementos and articles from throughout Bridges' career.
Dates: September 29, 1989

Announcement of Bridges' selection into The Society of Experimental Test Pilots as an Associate Fellow, February 15, 1993

 Item — Box: 55, Folder: 1, Item: 9
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 6, File 3, Item 9
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Includes various items from throughout Bridges' career. They have been retained in their original binders and order within each. Some of the items include photographs and speaking notes for a variety of activities during assignments after returning to the Air Force from NASA; letters of appointment, applications, certificates, awards, Purdue Honorary Doctorate Album and various mementos and articles from throughout Bridges' career.
Dates: February 15, 1993

Program, Johnson Space Center Honor Awards Ceremony, July 19, 1983

 Item — Box: 55, Folder: 1, Item: 12
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 6, File 3, Item 12
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Includes various items from throughout Bridges' career. They have been retained in their original binders and order within each. Some of the items include photographs and speaking notes for a variety of activities during assignments after returning to the Air Force from NASA; letters of appointment, applications, certificates, awards, Purdue Honorary Doctorate Album and various mementos and articles from throughout Bridges' career.
Dates: July 19, 1983

Program, flyer, and brochure, The Society of Experimental Test Pilots, Mini-Symposium, April 2 - 4, 1976

 Item — Box: 55, Folder: 1, Item: 13
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 6, File 3, Item 13
Scope and Contents The brochure includes a photograph of Bridges receiving recognition for his best technical paper, YA-10 Stall/Post-Stall/Spin Avoidance Flight Test Program.
Dates: April 2 - 4, 1976

YA-10 Stall/Post-Stall/Spin Avoidance Flight Test Program, by Bridges and metal plate from award given for the best technical presentation, S.E.T.P. spring meeting, San Diego, California, 1976

 Item — Box: 55, Folder: 1, Item: 14
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 6, File 3, Item 14
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Includes various items from throughout Bridges' career. They have been retained in their original binders and order within each. Some of the items include photographs and speaking notes for a variety of activities during assignments after returning to the Air Force from NASA; letters of appointment, applications, certificates, awards, Purdue Honorary Doctorate Album and various mementos and articles from throughout Bridges' career.
Dates: 1976

Announcement of Bridges' selection into The Society of Experimental Test Pilots as a Member, April 9, 1976

 Item — Box: 55, Folder: 1, Item: 15
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 6, File 3, Item 15
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Includes various items from throughout Bridges' career. They have been retained in their original binders and order within each. Some of the items include photographs and speaking notes for a variety of activities during assignments after returning to the Air Force from NASA; letters of appointment, applications, certificates, awards, Purdue Honorary Doctorate Album and various mementos and articles from throughout Bridges' career.
Dates: April 9, 1976

Application for Advance in Grade, The Society of Experimental Test Pilots, February 17, 1976

 Item — Box: 55, Folder: 1, Item: 16
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 6, File 3, Item 16
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Includes various items from throughout Bridges' career. They have been retained in their original binders and order within each. Some of the items include photographs and speaking notes for a variety of activities during assignments after returning to the Air Force from NASA; letters of appointment, applications, certificates, awards, Purdue Honorary Doctorate Album and various mementos and articles from throughout Bridges' career.
Dates: February 17, 1976

Letter of congratulations from the Society of Experimental Test Pilots, in regards to Bridges winning the Bill Anderson Memorial Trophy, April 8, 1976

 Item — Box: 55, Folder: 1, Item: 17
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 6, File 3, Item 17
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Includes various items from throughout Bridges' career. They have been retained in their original binders and order within each. Some of the items include photographs and speaking notes for a variety of activities during assignments after returning to the Air Force from NASA; letters of appointment, applications, certificates, awards, Purdue Honorary Doctorate Album and various mementos and articles from throughout Bridges' career.
Dates: April 8, 1976

Announcement of Bridges' election into The Society of Experimental Test Pilots as an Associate Member, June 15, 1973

 Item — Box: 55, Folder: 1, Item: 18
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 6, File 3, Item 18
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Includes various items from throughout Bridges' career. They have been retained in their original binders and order within each. Some of the items include photographs and speaking notes for a variety of activities during assignments after returning to the Air Force from NASA; letters of appointment, applications, certificates, awards, Purdue Honorary Doctorate Album and various mementos and articles from throughout Bridges' career.
Dates: June 15, 1973

Application for Advance in Grade, The Society of Experimental Test Pilots, May 24, 1973

 Item — Box: 55, Folder: 1, Item: 19
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 6, File 3, Item 19
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Includes various items from throughout Bridges' career. They have been retained in their original binders and order within each. Some of the items include photographs and speaking notes for a variety of activities during assignments after returning to the Air Force from NASA; letters of appointment, applications, certificates, awards, Purdue Honorary Doctorate Album and various mementos and articles from throughout Bridges' career.
Dates: May 24, 1973

Announcement, NASA Headquarters Honor Awards, Outstanding Leadership Medal, 2004

 Item — Box: 55, Folder: 1, Item: 20
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 6, File 3, Item 20
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Includes various items from throughout Bridges' career. They have been retained in their original binders and order within each. Some of the items include photographs and speaking notes for a variety of activities during assignments after returning to the Air Force from NASA; letters of appointment, applications, certificates, awards, Purdue Honorary Doctorate Album and various mementos and articles from throughout Bridges' career.
Dates: 2004

Announcement, NASA Headquarters Honor Awards, Outstanding Leadership Medal, 2005

 Item — Box: 55, Folder: 1, Item: 21
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 6, File 3, Item 21
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Includes various items from throughout Bridges' career. They have been retained in their original binders and order within each. Some of the items include photographs and speaking notes for a variety of activities during assignments after returning to the Air Force from NASA; letters of appointment, applications, certificates, awards, Purdue Honorary Doctorate Album and various mementos and articles from throughout Bridges' career.
Dates: 2005

Announcement, NASA Headquarters Honor Awards, Outstanding Leadership Medal, 2001

 Item — Box: 55, Folder: 1, Item: 22
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 6, File 3, Item 22
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Includes various items from throughout Bridges' career. They have been retained in their original binders and order within each. Some of the items include photographs and speaking notes for a variety of activities during assignments after returning to the Air Force from NASA; letters of appointment, applications, certificates, awards, Purdue Honorary Doctorate Album and various mementos and articles from throughout Bridges' career.
Dates: 2001

Nomination form, Presidential Rank Awards Program, March 1997

 Item — Box: 55, Folder: 1, Item: 23
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 6, File 3, Item 23
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Includes various items from throughout Bridges' career. They have been retained in their original binders and order within each. Some of the items include photographs and speaking notes for a variety of activities during assignments after returning to the Air Force from NASA; letters of appointment, applications, certificates, awards, Purdue Honorary Doctorate Album and various mementos and articles from throughout Bridges' career.
Dates: March 1997

Citation to accompany the award of the Distinguished Service Medal, 1996

 Item — Box: 55, Folder: 1, Item: 24
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 4, Sub-Series 2, Sub-Group 6, File 3, Item 24
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: Includes various items from throughout Bridges' career. They have been retained in their original binders and order within each. Some of the items include photographs and speaking notes for a variety of activities during assignments after returning to the Air Force from NASA; letters of appointment, applications, certificates, awards, Purdue Honorary Doctorate Album and various mementos and articles from throughout Bridges' career.
Dates: 1996