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Frank Lennon, Bruce Sundlun, Bob Crandall

RI Aviation Hall of Fame Dinner to be Held November 19

The Rhode Island Aviation Hall of Fame (RIAHOF) will host its 14th annual honors ceremony on the Saturday before Thanksgiving, November 19, 2016 at the Scottish Rite Center in Cranston. This year the focus will be on those who served in (or supported) the RI Air National Guard and aviation elements of the RI Army…

An aerial view of the proposed site placement of the USS John F. Kennedy in Coddington Cove.

Summer 2016 Project Update

One of the major steps in making the project happen is securing the final berthing location. In that regard, here is the progress made so far: The Assistant Secretary of the Navy responsible for Navy facilities worldwide met with three of our board members and the CO of Naval Station Newport on this concept. We…

2015 Year-End Project Update & Appeal

In October we were excited to share with you the Letter of Intent we received from the Navy, committing to work with us to achieve our goal of bringing ex-USS John F Kennedy to Narragansett Bay. In that update we cautioned that we still have a number of obstacles to overcome, especially environmental issues related…