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 27, 2015                                                                                                                    

Our next meeting will be held at Twin Oaks Restaurant, 100 Sabra Street Cranston, RI on Tuesday October 27th in “Billy’s Room” at 1:00 PM.
The August meeting was held at Twin Oaks at 1300 hrs.21 members were present.
Present; Commander Fox, Vice Commander Dalton, Sec. Vernon, Tres. Hogberg, B.O.D. Martins
 Pledge of Alliance to the Flag, a moment of silence with the passing of one of our founders Don Crout.
 Commander Fox:   We're 25 % to  our goal for erecting the Memorial.
Dan's Hogberg's daughter have provide us posters for the Memorial.  “A  SPECIAL "THANK YOU” for all she has done  with this and other printing for us.
We can now present this poster and our flyer to potential donors for the Memorial  so they can see what the Memorial will look like   Comm. Fox has a meeting with the A. F.  Assoc ( Co Sponsor) . on 15 Sep  he'll will give a presentation on the Memorial.
The Sampson Roll Call newsletter   has a full page ad on our Memorial. On Friday. August 28, 15 at 1130 there will be a committal service for Don Crout at the Veterans Cemetery. Comm.

Fox will send Thank You to Donors for the memorial. He and Ted Martins will make a spread sheet for donations.
Ted  Martins talked about getting the new pamphlet information on the Memorial to each member so they can get it to their Rep. Tom Reilly made a donating to our Memorial. He also talked about getting grants. Also, Bob Dalton talked about a  site called  GO FUND ME.  Tom talked about contracting all our Congressman about  the Memorial.                                                                                                                                 
Ted talked about renewing our PO Box at $ 82.00. Also to get a credit card    to use for the Memorial.
Bob Dalton:  His  son in law has the Web site ready to go. Bob will get our final rendering to him, he also talked about getting a face book page. RI Sq. Sampson vets. Web site.
Respectfully submitted, Raymond Vernon Secretary