Multimedia Services

Multimedia services provided by the 143d Airlift Wing Public Affairs Office are highlighted below. Please do not hesitiate to call the Public Affairs Office with questions about our services.


The base photojournalism section has a highly trained professional photographers assigned to provide photographic support for base-level managerial, operational, training, educational, historical archiving, investigative and administrative purposes. Additionally we provide the Secretary of Defense, Joints Chiefs of Staff, AMC, NGB, and the 143d Airlift Wing, 102d Network Warfare Squadron, 282nd Combat Communications Squadron, JFHQ-RI, and our RI Army National Guard counterparts with imagery capability in support of operations during crisis, contingencies, exercises, and wartime operations.

Photo Studio

Bldg 502, Rm 153 Phone: 401-267-3229

*Appointments ONLY* Tue-Fri 0730-1700

Products and services provided:

· Special duty assignment photos
· Quarterly Award winners
· Passport/Visa photo
· ISO Prep photo
· Command photo

Location Photography

In addition to our photo studio, we have highly trained photographers that shoot on location to meet all of your still photo needs.

· Exercise documentation
· Unit Mission Documentation
· Documentary or Historical photography for Air Force and national archives
· Government Property or shipping damage and materials deficiency photos
· Technical order, training descriptive photos
· EOD photo support
· Photojournalism photos for publication
· Official AF awards presentations
· Wing level and above promotion ceremonies
· Retirement ceremonies

Alert Photography - Must be contacted through Base Command Post 401-267-3419 or the Base Defense Operations Center 401-267-3530


Our video section provides professionally trained broadcasters to support base-level video requirements for managerial, operational, training, educational, historical archiving, investigative, and administrative purposes.

We produce a wide range of video products:

· Mission videos
· Local news highlights
· Ceremony documentations (MAJCOM, Numbered AF, Wing and vice/deputy commanders, General Officers and civilian equivalents)
· Important historical figures
· Historical documnentation
· Operations and exercice documentaion

Customers requesting a local production should meet with a broadcaster as early as possible before the required completion date. The customer is responsible for providing a basic information for a script and outline of the production.

Customers requesting video support must submit an AF Form 833 at least 5 duty days prior to the event.

Digital Imaging

Our multimedia section has several professionally trained graphic artists who are eager to assist you to achieve the highest quality results in the shortest amount of time. Professional, complex graphic products take considerable manpower and materials and may require substantial lead time. The best way to meet your needs is a one-on-one consultation to clarify your ideas and achieve your vision.

Our graphic artists strive to provide the best service and products available. We can give your briefings, charts, brochures, etc., that professional edge.

Products and services provided
· Posters
· Publication pages
· Artwork
· Layouts
· Certificate masters and interior and temporary exterior informational signs

PA Requests


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 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: 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)