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Box 57

 Container

Contains 16 Collections and/or Records:

STS-6 Landing, "home production," (Bridges was the ascent and entry CAPCOM), 1983

 Item — Box: 57, Item: 1
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 5, Sub-Series 1, Item 1
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Refer to the detailed item listing for the wide range of topics included on the VHS tapes.
Dates: 1983

Bridges with Vice President George H. W. Bush during his visit to Johnson Space Center during STS-6 and STS-8 night landing , 1983

 Item — Box: 57, Item: 2
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 5, Sub-Series 1, Item 2
Scope and Contents Per Bridges, "I was a CAPCOM during Vice President Bush's visit and sat next to him as he talked to the astronauts on orbit from Mission Control in Houston. I was a commentator for the launch and landing of STS-8 for one of the networks - CBS I think."
Dates: 1983

Purdue’s Master Plan/Astronaut Alumni, Johnson Space Center, March 18, 1986

 Item — Box: 57, Item: 3
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 5, Sub-Series 1, Item 3
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Refer to the detailed item listing for the wide range of topics included on the VHS tapes.
Dates: March 18, 1986

Roy Bridges, Jr. - Change of Command, 412th Test Wing, Edwards Air Force Base, CA, March 24, 1986

 Item — Box: 57, Item: 4
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 5, Sub-Series 1, Item 4
Scope and Contents Per Bridges, "I assumed Command in May 1986 following my tour in Houston as an astronaut. The name change from the 6510th Test Wing to the more historic 412th Test Wing took place during my command."
Dates: March 24, 1986

Farewell to Colonel Bridges , April 14, 1989

 Item — Box: 57, Item: 5
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 5, Sub-Series 1, Item 5
Scope and Contents Per Bridges, "This would have been the farewell party as I departed Edwards Air Force Base as Commander of the 412th Test Wing on my way to be Commander of the Eastern Space and Missile Center in Florida."
Dates: April 14, 1989

Going Away Tribute 1990, tribute video by the Patrick Air Force Base Public Affairs team on Bridges' departure as the Commander of the Eastern Space and Missile Center, January 1990

 Item — Box: 57, Item: 6
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 5, Sub-Series 1, Item 6
Scope and Contents Includes a note from Lieutenant Commander Ron Rand.
Dates: January 1990

"Colonel Bridges video," with note from Wes Houser, Chairman of the Brevard Country Civilian-Military Affairs Committee that provided support for the military at Patrick Air Force Base, while Bridges was Commander , 1990

 Item — Box: 57, Item: 7
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 5, Sub-Series 1, Item 7
Scope and Contents Note by Bridges, "This is probably a video of the Annual Civ-Mil Banquet at Patrick AFB Officers'' Club which served as a community going away for me as I departed as the Commander."
Dates: 1990

Eastern Space and Missile Center, Change of Command, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, January 27, 1990

 Item — Box: 57, Item: 8
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 5, Sub-Series 1, Item 8
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Refer to the detailed item listing for the wide range of topics included on the VHS tapes.
Dates: January 27, 1990

Change of Command , August 30, 1991

 Item — Box: 57, Item: 9
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 5, Sub-Series 1, Item 9
Scope and Contents Note by Bridges, " This is the date that I assumed command of the Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, CA, from Major General John Schoeppner."
Dates: August 30, 1991

Address to E-6 promotion recipients, Edwards Air Force Base, CA, October 28, 1991

 Item — Box: 57, Item: 10
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 5, Sub-Series 1, Item 10
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Refer to the detailed item listing for the wide range of topics included on the VHS tapes.
Dates: October 28, 1991

Total Quality Faire, Air Force Flight Test Center, 1993

 Item — Box: 57, Item: 11
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 5, Sub-Series 1, Item 11
Scope and Contents Per Bridges, "This occurred while I was the AFFTC Commander."
Dates: 1993

Last Flight at Edwards Air Force Base, CA , May 21, 1993

 Item — Box: 57, Item: 12
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 5, Sub-Series 1, Item 12
Scope and Contents Note by Bridges, "This was my last official flight in the Air Force as a Commanding General Officer checked out in an aircraft. My next assignment was on the Air Force Military Command staff, and the Air Force practice was not to check out staff officers for flying duties."
Dates: May 21, 1993

Farewell Dinner, Edwards Air Force Base, CA, June 11, 1993

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 5, Sub-Series 1, Item 13
Scope and Contents Two copies of the same video.
Dates: June 11, 1993

Audio Visual, 1968 - 2007

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 5
Scope and Contents The audio visual material consists of a wide range of media and topics. Some of the highlights are military Change of Command ceremonies, Space Shuttle related events, Bridges' "Last Flight at Edwards Air Force Base," a presentation by Bridges on the future of Kennedy Space Center, various Purdue astronaut alumni events, along with the Purdue University 2001 commencement ceremony when he received an honorary doctorate.Also included are a PBS Frontline, "The Real Stuff," segment...
Dates: 1968 - 2007

VHS Tapes, 1983 - 2005

 Sub-Series — Box: 57
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 5, Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Refer to the detailed item listing for the wide range of topics included on the VHS tapes.
Dates: 1983 - 2005

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...
Dates: 1950 - 2013