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. Web Site:
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

 Lunch/Meeting Tuesday October 31, 2016                                                                                                                    

Our next meeting will be held at Twin Oaks Restaurant, 100 Sabra Street Cranston, RI on Tuesday October 31st in “Billy’s Room” at 1:00 PM.
The August meeting was held on the 23rd at Twin Oaks with 14 members present.
Present: Commander Fox, Vice Commander Dalton, Secretary Vernon, Broad of Director (BOD) Martins
Pledge of Alliance to the Flag and a moment of silence for our departed members and for our members who are ill.
Welcome to new member Dennis Salisbury - Lackland AFB  1965.  Air Police
Secretary's report. No discussion
Treasurer's report Read with  $100.00 donation to Hospice.
Commander Fox read a Thank You note from Karen Fonseca with $455.00 donations from our members. The Thank You note and a list of donors  were passed around.
The Memorial has over  $42,000 in it's fund with a recent donation of $500.00 The Committee will follow-up with a letter to the State after Labor day for donations. The Committee will be meeting with KC concrete and Tony Scioto about the foundation for the Memorial. We have figures between $35,000 to $45,000 for the Memorial with no price as of now for landscaping. Final details in the future. Ted Martins talked that the cemetery is looking at our location for the Memorial that there may be a problem with it. More information to come.
A request was made for a list our members . Commander Fox will provide copies for members
Sec. Vernon mentioned that the RI Military Vehicles will be having a show at Quonset on Aug 27 & 28. at 1000 hrs. $5.00 donation kids under 12 free and a can good for the RI food bank.
Meeting adjoined at 1340 hrs.


Respectfully submitted, Raymond Vernon, Secretary