Rhode Island

Activities

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. Web Site:
www.risampsonvets.org
 
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
rkdmad@aol.com

Sampson Vets Lunch/Meeting at Pinelli’s in Warwick

 Lunch/Meeting Tuesday December 27, 2016                                                                                                                    

Our next meeting will be held at Twin Oaks Restaurant, 100 Sabra Street Cranston, RI on Tuesday December 27th in “Billy’s Room” at 1:00 PM.
Directions
 
The October meeting was held on the 25th at Twin Oaks with 15 members and 1 guest present.

Present: Commander Fox, Vice Commander Dalton. Secretary Vernon, Treasurer  Hogberg and BOD member Martins
 
Pledge of Alliance to the Flag and a moment of silence for our departed members and for  deceased and absent members and Air Force veterans everywhere.

Commander Fox : asked if there were any question of the September minutes. A motion was made and seconded to approve the Sep16 minutes. Sec. Vernon has copies of the Sep 16 minutes if needed. The treasurer's report was read and approved. Commander Fox gave an update on the Memorial. At this time we have funds to cover the construction costs. We are still waiting for funds from the speaker of the house that was approved.

Commander Fox will work on getting final estimates from the contractors for the Memorial. Any surplus funds for the memorial will be used for up keep. Ground breaking & Dedication of the Memorial may have to wait until the spring with dedication in Sept. Commander   Fox talked  about who should be invited . A  list of  names will be made up in the future. Discussion on placement of cobbel stones around the  main pad and crushed stone. A discussion with drawings  was passed around. The Memorial committee will look at recommendations that were made by members.

Welcome to Guest: Vice commander  Dalton introduced  guest Justyn Charon Veterans/ Military Representative from Rep Langevin office. Justyn is a retired US Marine. He handles Veteran problems that maybe brought to Rep. Langevin office. He's available to help solve or direct Veterans  to the right office for help.

NOV. MEETING ELECTION FOR VICE COMMANDER AND TREASURER
Secretary Vernon  mentioned that Job Lot has a 25% off items from Nov 10 to Nov 16 need to have a veterans ID. Copies of the discount flyer is available at the meeting. Meeting adjourned at 1350 hrs.

NEXT MEETING ON TUES 22 NOV 16 AT 1300 HRS. TWIN OAKS, 100 SABRA ST. CRANSTON, RI

Respectfully submitted, Raymond Vernon, Secretary