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Box 88

 Container

Contains 22 Collections and/or Records:

Henschel Drafting Instruments used in high school and college Engineering Drawing Courses, 1957 - 1966

 Item — Box: 88, Item: 1
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 8, Sub-Series 3, Item 1
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Some of the highlights of this sub-series are: Henschel drafting instruments used in high school and college engineering drawing courses by Bridges; patches, medals and ribbons worn by Bridges during his military career and some NASA mission pins and commemorative items; uniform medals worn by Colonel Bridges; NASA Space Flight Medal presented to Roy D. Bridges, Jr., August 6, 1985; STS-1 20th anniversary coins, and a small box containing numerous NASA mission patches.

Patches, medals and ribbons worn by Bridges during his military career and some NASA mission pins and commemorative items, 1966 - 2005

 Item — Box: 88, Item: 2
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 8, Sub-Series 3, Item 2
Scope and Contents Per Bridges, "Top four medals worn on the General Officer's Uniform at my retirement in 1996; Mess Dress miniature medals; patches worn on my military flight suit; general officers belt buckle; various wings, space and parachute badges; various mission pins and commemorative items.")

Uniform medals worn by Colonel Bridges , 1966 - 1996

 Item — Box: 88, Item: 3
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 8, Sub-Series 3, Item 3
Scope and Contents Per Bridges, "not the complete set for my full career.,"

Delta Flight Plaque, presented to Captain Roy D. Bridges, Vance AFB, OK, July 7, 1970

 Item — Box: 88, Item: 4
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 8, Sub-Series 3, Item 4
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Some of the highlights of this sub-series are: Henschel drafting instruments used in high school and college engineering drawing courses by Bridges; patches, medals and ribbons worn by Bridges during his military career and some NASA mission pins and commemorative items; uniform medals worn by Colonel Bridges; NASA Space Flight Medal presented to Roy D. Bridges, Jr., August 6, 1985; STS-1 20th anniversary coins, and a small box containing numerous NASA mission patches.

Matchbook, Officers Club, Vance Air Force Base, Enid, OK, 1970

 Item — Box: 88, Item: 5
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 8, Sub-Series 3, Item 5
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Some of the highlights of this sub-series are: Henschel drafting instruments used in high school and college engineering drawing courses by Bridges; patches, medals and ribbons worn by Bridges during his military career and some NASA mission pins and commemorative items; uniform medals worn by Colonel Bridges; NASA Space Flight Medal presented to Roy D. Bridges, Jr., August 6, 1985; STS-1 20th anniversary coins, and a small box containing numerous NASA mission patches.

Nameplate, "Major Roy D. Bridges, A-10 JTF Operations Officer", November 1971 - July 1975

 Item — Box: 88, Item: 6
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 8, Sub-Series 3, Item 6
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Some of the highlights of this sub-series are: Henschel drafting instruments used in high school and college engineering drawing courses by Bridges; patches, medals and ribbons worn by Bridges during his military career and some NASA mission pins and commemorative items; uniform medals worn by Colonel Bridges; NASA Space Flight Medal presented to Roy D. Bridges, Jr., August 6, 1985; STS-1 20th anniversary coins, and a small box containing numerous NASA mission patches.

Pepsi Can (opened), commemorating the flying and tasting of Pepsi (and Coca Cola) in space on Bridges' flight, STS 51F, 1985

 Item — Box: 88, Item: 7
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 8, Sub-Series 3, Item 7
Scope and Contents Note per Bridges, "I was on the Pepsi tasting team!"

NASA Space Flight Medal presented to Roy D. Bridges, Jr., August 6, 1985

 Item — Box: 88, Item: 8
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 8, Sub-Series 3, Item 8
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Some of the highlights of this sub-series are: Henschel drafting instruments used in high school and college engineering drawing courses by Bridges; patches, medals and ribbons worn by Bridges during his military career and some NASA mission pins and commemorative items; uniform medals worn by Colonel Bridges; NASA Space Flight Medal presented to Roy D. Bridges, Jr., August 6, 1985; STS-1 20th anniversary coins, and a small box containing numerous NASA mission patches.

NASA Outstanding Leadership Medals , undated

 Item — Box: 88, Item: 9
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 8, Sub-Series 3, Item 9

Small wooden box with the first AFFTC Quality Dollar, 1991 - 1993

 Item — Box: 88, Item: 10
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 8, Sub-Series 3, Item 10
Scope and Contents Used by Bridges at Edwards AFB to recognize efforts by individuals and teams who helped establish a total quality management framework for the Center during his tour as Center commander.

Small blue jewelry box with silver medal encased in plastic commemorating the Joint Performance Management Office established at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in June 1998 to manage the Joint Base Operations Support Contract (JBOSC), 1998

 Item — Box: 88, Item: 11
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 8, Sub-Series 3, Item 11
Scope and Contents Per Bridges, "This contract was a joint initiative by Commander of the 45th Space Wing and me as the Director of KSC. The contract managed all infrastructure services on the two installations. This initiative won the Vice President's Hammer Award."

Coins; 51F Challenger and STS26 Discovery in Plexiglas, presented to Colonel Roy Bridges, Astronaut Tribute Night, Cape Canaveral Chapter-AFA, April 1, 1989

 Item — Box: 88, Item: 12
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 8, Sub-Series 3, Item 12
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Some of the highlights of this sub-series are: Henschel drafting instruments used in high school and college engineering drawing courses by Bridges; patches, medals and ribbons worn by Bridges during his military career and some NASA mission pins and commemorative items; uniform medals worn by Colonel Bridges; NASA Space Flight Medal presented to Roy D. Bridges, Jr., August 6, 1985; STS-1 20th anniversary coins, and a small box containing numerous NASA mission patches.

Small commemorative cards, Purdue University Astronaut Reunion, Compliments of Purdue University President's Council , October 22 - 23, 1999

 Item — Box: 88, Item: 13
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 8, Sub-Series 3, Item 13
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Some of the highlights of this sub-series are: Henschel drafting instruments used in high school and college engineering drawing courses by Bridges; patches, medals and ribbons worn by Bridges during his military career and some NASA mission pins and commemorative items; uniform medals worn by Colonel Bridges; NASA Space Flight Medal presented to Roy D. Bridges, Jr., August 6, 1985; STS-1 20th anniversary coins, and a small box containing numerous NASA mission patches.

STS-1 20th Anniversary Coins, April 12, 2001

 Item — Box: 88, Item: 14
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 8, Sub-Series 3, Item 14
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Some of the highlights of this sub-series are: Henschel drafting instruments used in high school and college engineering drawing courses by Bridges; patches, medals and ribbons worn by Bridges during his military career and some NASA mission pins and commemorative items; uniform medals worn by Colonel Bridges; NASA Space Flight Medal presented to Roy D. Bridges, Jr., August 6, 1985; STS-1 20th anniversary coins, and a small box containing numerous NASA mission patches.

Small box containing numerous NASA mission patches, 1980 - 2005

 Item — Box: 88, Item: 15
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 8, Sub-Series 3, Item 15
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Some of the highlights of this sub-series are: Henschel drafting instruments used in high school and college engineering drawing courses by Bridges; patches, medals and ribbons worn by Bridges during his military career and some NASA mission pins and commemorative items; uniform medals worn by Colonel Bridges; NASA Space Flight Medal presented to Roy D. Bridges, Jr., August 6, 1985; STS-1 20th anniversary coins, and a small box containing numerous NASA mission patches.

Small box containing numerous permits, passes, nametags, IDs, 1980 - 2005

 Item — Box: 88, Item: 16
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 8, Sub-Series 3, Item 16
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Some of the highlights of this sub-series are: Henschel drafting instruments used in high school and college engineering drawing courses by Bridges; patches, medals and ribbons worn by Bridges during his military career and some NASA mission pins and commemorative items; uniform medals worn by Colonel Bridges; NASA Space Flight Medal presented to Roy D. Bridges, Jr., August 6, 1985; STS-1 20th anniversary coins, and a small box containing numerous NASA mission patches.

Small box containing miscellaneous coins and pins, 1980 - 2005

 Item — Box: 88, Item: 17
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 8, Sub-Series 3, Item 17
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Some of the highlights of this sub-series are: Henschel drafting instruments used in high school and college engineering drawing courses by Bridges; patches, medals and ribbons worn by Bridges during his military career and some NASA mission pins and commemorative items; uniform medals worn by Colonel Bridges; NASA Space Flight Medal presented to Roy D. Bridges, Jr., August 6, 1985; STS-1 20th anniversary coins, and a small box containing numerous NASA mission patches.

Blow-up Space Shuttle stack signed by Bridges' teammates from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, December 2007

 Item — Box: 88, Item: 18
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 8, Sub-Series 3, Item 18
Scope and Contents Note per Bridges, "I was on a team that Northrop Grumman bid to run the lab but we lost to a team comprised of the University of California and others.")

Adhesive school logos; Air Force and Purdue, undated

 Item — Box: 88, Item: 19
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 8, Sub-Series 3, Item 19
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Some of the highlights of this sub-series are: Henschel drafting instruments used in high school and college engineering drawing courses by Bridges; patches, medals and ribbons worn by Bridges during his military career and some NASA mission pins and commemorative items; uniform medals worn by Colonel Bridges; NASA Space Flight Medal presented to Roy D. Bridges, Jr., August 6, 1985; STS-1 20th anniversary coins, and a small box containing numerous NASA mission patches.

Artifacts, 1957 - 2011

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 8
Scope and Contents The material in the first sub-series, Awards, Diplomas, and Decorations is in the form of certificates, plaques and three-dimensional awards. Some of the highlights of the awards (certificates) are Bridges' Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medals, Air Force Commendation medal, Defense Superior Service medal and Legion of Merit. Some of the oversized awards/certificates consist of Bridges' Commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Air Force, June 9, 1965; Lyndon B. Johnson Space...

Medals and Miscellaneous Memorabilia, 1957 - 2007

 Sub-Series — Box: 88
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 8, Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Some of the highlights of this sub-series are: Henschel drafting instruments used in high school and college engineering drawing courses by Bridges; patches, medals and ribbons worn by Bridges during his military career and some NASA mission pins and commemorative items; uniform medals worn by Colonel Bridges; NASA Space Flight Medal presented to Roy D. Bridges, Jr., August 6, 1985; STS-1 20th anniversary coins, and a small box containing numerous NASA mission patches.

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...