Lts. Ben and Annie Bridges have been appointed as the Corps Officers for Clay County. Ben is a Florida native, the son of Paul and Paula Bridges of Clearwater and grandson of Lt. Colonels Bob and Betty Bridges. Ben received a degree in History from the University of South Florida and worked at FL DHQ heading up the Mission Department before going to Training. Ben received the award for the highest grade point average in his session at Training and delivered the speech at their Commencement.
Annie is the daughter of Lt. Cols. Eddie and Kathy Hobgood, presently serving as the Secretary for Program for the Southern Territory. Annie worked in South America before marrying Ben.
The Bridges have a one month old baby girl named Lilly.