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 February 23, 2016                                                                                                                    

Our next meeting will be held at Twin Oaks Restaurant, 100 Sabra Street Cranston, RI on Tuesday February 23rd in “Billy’s Room” at 1:00 PM.
The November meeting was held the 24th at Twin Oaks at 1300 hrs. 17 Members were present
Present: Commander Fox, Vice Commander Dalton, Secretary Vernon, Tres. Hogberg, B.O.D. Martins,
Pledge of Alliance to the Flag and a moment of silence for our departed members.
Commander Fox ; Received a letter from Robert Hutchison daughter the letter was sent around for all to read. Skip Doubleday was a high school classmate of Bob.
Need to pay the post office box of $ 160.00
 At the water fire in Prov.  About 2,500 to 3,000 flyers for the Memorial were handed out.
Commander Fox talked about his recent fire at the home and how the remodeling problem that needs  to be resolved with his insurance co. Things that you would not know until something like a house fire happens.
Vice Commander Dalton: Thanks the volunteers for working at the water fire;  Our  Memorial Committee, Joe Brillon, Bill Benn, Ray Vernon, AF Assoc. members Oliver Bradley & Ron Valiquette. He talked about what a excellent time.  Many veteran organizations were there to help veterans. Our Tres. Dan Hogberg had his military antique jeep on display.
      At the Squanum Club there was a Dinner on Veterans day.
Tres. Hogberg  Nov. Tres. report is available. Also he has hats and Sampson patches available .
B.O.D. Martins gave a report on the Memorial. He's working on receiving other donations. Received donation from a Retired Brig. General. Our funding for the Memorial is at about 50% of what's needed.

 Per the Commander  Fox : Please try to attend the Jan. meeting we will have a election of certain officers positions.

Respectfully submitted, Raymond Vernon Secretary