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Welcome to the Rhode Warrior Light!

The Rhode Warrior Light was a monthly newsletter designed to bring you the latest news and information for the upcoming UTA. You can find limited printed copies of the Rhode Warrior Light in your orderly rooms or find it online by scanning the QR code printed on the back of the newsletter. QR codes will also be located on bulletin boards throughout the base. Happy Reading!


143 AW Public Affairs

PA Requests

REQUIRED NOTIFICATION TIMES

Photography Requests:

Location photography - 72 hours

Studio photography - by appointments

Graphics Requests:

Large-scale original designs - by appointments

Self-help projects - first come, first serve

Video Requests:

Productions (local only) - 10 duty days

Documentation only - 5 duty days

PRIORITY SYSTEM

Priority 1: Priority Resources, Mishaps, Investigations, Alert Calls
Time: 1 Working Day

Priority 2: Mission Essential Time critical request.
Time: 2 to 10 Working Days

Priority 3: Routine work requests.
Time: 11 to 29 Working Days

Priority 4: Non-mission critical products - i.e. squadron photos, retirement ceremonies, promotion ceremonies, base beautification, organizational charts, etc.
Time: 30-50 Working Days

Public Affairs Requests:
143.aw.pa@us.af.mil or 401-267-3229

AF 833

What's Hot

- News Note (Short announcement in Rhode Warrior, OSG or on public website)

- Photography (Historical documentation and/or event coverage in PA publication)

- Event Coverage (Story/photo for publication in newspaper, public website and social networking sites)

- News Submission (Requestor submits photos and/or article to PA for placement in Rhode Warrior, OSG, and website)

- Hometown News Release submissions

- Public Website (Develop webpage or other feature as appropriate; add full description of request on second page)

- Media Outreach (PA distributes press release and engages local news outlets for event coverage)

Public Affairs Multimedia Services

We are here to help you get the best multimedia support possible, however, the nature of our products and services make them susceptible to unofficial usage. Therefore, we have some limitations and restrictions outlined below.

Official Use Only - Air Force Multimedia resources are government property for official Air Force mission support and historical documentation. Unofficial use by military personnel violates Article 92 of the UCMJ.

Copyright Material - Copyright material may be copied and used only within very narrow limits. We require express written consent from the copyright owner before duplicating copyrighted material. The Staff Judge Advocate is a good source of advice on all copyright matters.

Public Release - Products for public release or dissemination, items for the base newspaper, and items for other internal (Air Force) publications must be approved by the Public Affairs Office.

Souvenirs
- Producing mementos, souvenirs, wall decorations and similar products for presentation to separating or retiring personnel is not authorized.
Exceptions include Wing Command approved items within reason. Contact the Public Affairs office at 401-267-3229 for more information.

High Volume Print Production - We are limited on the number of prints we can provide of a single graphic, program or brochure. High volume print production is provided by the Document Automation and Production Service (DAPS) and they can fulfill your request on a fee-for-service basis, Phone: 401-841-3183 or visit them at https://www.dso.documentservices.dla.mil

Multimedia Self Help
- Digital still cameras, digital video cameras and presentations equipment are available for sign out on a first-come, first-serve basis from the multimedia Center. Customers should visit the Public Affairs Office and fill out an AF Form 833 as early as possible in order to reserve equipment. Contact Public Affairs about becoming a Unit Public Affairs Representative (UPAR) for your section.

HOW TO REQUEST MULTIMEDIA SERVICES

The AF Form 833, MULTIMEDIA WORK ORDER, is the key to multimedia support. Due to the time sensitive nature, cost and complexity of our products and services, all work requests must have a properly annotated and signed AF 833. The form serves as the initial request for the customer, provides instructions for the request, it's also a means of tracking the job and a source for accounting man-hours and materials. The AF Form 833 is available be clicking Here or at the public affairs office located in rm. 153 in bldg. 502.

For more information about the Multimedia Services provided by 143d AW Public Affairs please click here.

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