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

Sampson Vets Lunch/Meeting at Pinelli’s in Warwick

Next Lunch/Meeting Tuesday July 28, 2015

Our next meeting will be held at Twin Oaks Restaurant, 100  Sabra Street Cranston, RI on Tuesday July 28th in “Billy’s Room” at 1:00 PM.

The May Meeting was held at Twin Oaks at 1300 hrs. 17 members were present  & 3 guest.
Present :  Commander Fox, Vice Comm. Dalton, Sec. Vernon, Tres. Hogberg, B.O.D. Martins.
Tres. Hogberg presented his report.
Comm. Fox. Introduced 3 members (Steve Dlugosz, Rich Boisclair & Kenneth Ethier) from the Asso. of Retired Combat Communicators (ARCC) and acknowledge  their donation to the Memorial of $500.00. A special " Thanks"  to  ARCC members and a Sampson Veterans member to  Carl J. Sherblum for working with his group in getting this generous donation.
Vice Comm. Dalton received a letter from the USAF Trademark & Licensing with information on using the A.F. Seal for the Memorial. The AF request that we don't use the AF seal but it will be OK to use the AF Emblem. These changes will be made and forward to the RI Veterans Cemetery as our final plan.
Comm. Fox will be getting a letter to the RI Veterans Cemetery with information on changes to our Memorial. Commander Fox talked about the televised  interview on Channel 12 for the Memorial.

Respectfully submitted, Raymond Vernon Secretary

The following is a synopsis of a major program being undertaken by the Rhode Island Regional Squadron, Sampson Air Force Base Veterans Association, Inc. It is accompanied by graphic presentations of the Air Force Memorial designed for erection at the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery once sufficient funds have been obtained.