Rhode Island


A group of Sampson vets met at Denny's Restaurant, in Warwick, RI on Friday August 28, 2009 for the purpose of forming a Rhode Island squadron. At a second meeting held on Tuesday October 20, 2009 it was agreed that future monthly meetings be held at this location.
The vets in attendance enjoyed the get together, exchanging stories about their experiences while at Sampson and other Air Force assignments.

Our meetings are held at Twins Oaks Restaurant 100 Sabra Street Cranston, RI in “Billy’s Room”on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 1PM.

We invite all vets to come and join us.

For information about the Rhode Island Squadron Contact:

Squadron Commander, Leo H. Fox, 72 East Park Lane, Kingston, RI 02881 - Phone 401-368-1346 or Email: leohfoxcpa@cox.net
Vice Commander, Bob Dalton - Phone: 401-739-1493, Email: rkdmad@aol.com

Sampson Vets Lunch/Meeting at Pinelli’s in Warwick

Next Lunch/Meeting Tuesday May 26, 2015

Our next meeting will be held at Twin Oaks Restaurant, 100  Sabra Street Cranston, RI on Tuesday May 26, 2015 in “Billy’s Room” at 1:00 PM.

The March meeting was held at Twin Oaks, at 1300 hrs.  14 Veterans were present, ( 1 visitor)
Present;  Vice Commander Dalton, Sec. Vernon, Tres. Hogberg, B.O.D. Martins,
Tres. Hogberg gave his report . Question about the post office mail box. The check made for $ 40.00 for the box should have come out of the memorial fund. Dan will correct this with Comm. Fox and Ted Martins.
Vice comm. Dalton opened nominations for Vice Commander and Treasurer. No other nominations, with none from the floor. Bob Dalton for Vice Comm. and Dan Hogberg for Treasurer accept said positions. Vice Comm Dalton closed nominations. Sec Vernon cast a ballot for Vice Commander Dalton & Tressuer Hogberg.
Tony Fonseca talked about seeing Don Crout at the assisted living. Give him a call or stop by to see him. Tony talked about a possible donation for the Memorial from his daughters employer.
Vice Comm. Dalton talked about Comm. Fox with his leg injury. Hoping for a quick recoverly.Bob talked about a problem with using the Air Force Emblem. He has been in contact with the A. F. to give them a copy for their approval so we can use it on the Memorial. Also, our letter head would need to be remove  with the A. F. Emblem. If anyone knows of any other Air Force groups Email's pass this information to Comm. Fox or Vice Comm. Dalton.
B.O.D. Martins ; Everyone should get a copy of all members. Tony Fonseca will sent it by Email.
The Memorial Post office mailing address is;
 RI Regional Sq. Sampson A.F.B. veterans
Memorial Fund
Post Office Box 2728
Pawtucket, RI  02861

Ted's nephew needs to get a final logo for the Memorial before we  can move forward. We can use the emblem on the Memorial but not on advertising. Recently Ted found out that we lost a big supporter from the State house for the Memorial.
Welcome from the Western Mass. Sq. Ken Holloway . He talked about his Air Force background.
We still need members to assist in Advertising/ promotions see Comm Fox or Vice Comm. Dalton.
Respectfully submitted, Raymond Vernon Secretary