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

Lunch/Meeting Tuesday September 23, 2014

Our next meeting will be held at Twin Oaks Restaurant, 100  Sabra Street Cranston, RI on Tuesday September 23rd in “Billy’s Room” at 1:00 PM.

The July meeting was held at Twin Oaks at 1300 hrs. 15 members were present.
 Present ; Commander Fox,Vice Commander Dalton, Tres.Hogberg, Sec. Vernon, BOD Martins.
 The memorial committee had a meeting with Ted Martins, Comm. Fox, Vice Comm. Dalton.
Ted reported that a contractor was also present at the meeting. Everything is moving forward. Ted's nephew will be mortifying the design.  Commander Fox has a design to show the members. He  explained changes that they were looking at i.e.; Tablet  changes no coloring. Coloring for the AF Emblem could last for 15 yrs. before repainting. The contractor gave a price of around $30,000.
There are no other proposals at this time. Ted talked about the cost to  pay his nephew for the work on the memorial  in  future discussion.
From Commander Fox in the future we'll to have a fund raising committee. Also advertising, web site information for the memorial. For donations to the memorial a letter would be needed to be sent  for the tax exempt donations. After the design for the memorial is finished we'll contact the Air Force Assoc. and present the design to them. The final design should be competed in about 30 days.
Needed for the memorial is contacts /sponsors  with   emails.
Meeting adjoined at  1410 hrs,
Respectfully submitted, Raymond Vernon, Secretary

Sampson Vets Lunch/Meeting at Pinelli’s in Warwick