A Salute to the Past Leadership

“News from the Hut”
for American Legion Post #142; Hominy, Oklahoma.
by Gary Lanham

Seldom do I have the opportunity to ramble a bit. Normally I have much to lay out and inform the readers of our weekly article on the “doings” of our Band of Brothers. While I do have a few things this week will be more relaxed. One thing I would like to share is that this week I will have the privilege to meet a fellow who has been a pillar to our group. Continue reading

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Raffle Fund-Raiser

Damascus Knife

Damascus Dagger

American Legion Post 142 in Hominy
is conducting a Raffle Fund-Raiser.
A Collective Damascus Steel Knife 13″ long, 8″ blade
was donated by Dan Rathbun.

Tickets $1.00 each; or 6 for $5.00.
Drawing will be held in November.
Contact any local American Legion member for tickets.
Or, contact Charles O’Leary at 918-697-9130, for more information.

Help support Hominy’s veterans with your donations.

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LEGION-AUXILIARY OFFICER INSTALLATION

Officer Installation 2015_5

Post 142 – 2015 Installation of Officers: (from left to right) Charles O’Leary-Commander, Eli Prater-Adjutant, Gary Lanham-Historian, Steve Swinford-1st Vice-Commander, Rex Mantooth-Chaplain, Jack Cross-Treasurer

Hominy Post 142 of the American Legion. and Unit 142 of the American Legion Auxiliary, held their annual installation dinner last Friday, August 14th at the Legion Hut in Hominy. USAF veteran Jerry Sebert with the Legion cooked up ribs and chicken and the Auxiliary members and spouses brought sides and deserts which were enjoyed by the 20 members/guests in attendance. Continue reading

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A Table of Sorrow and Honor and a Time for Celebration

“News from the Hut”
for American Legion Post #142; Hominy, Oklahoma.
by Gary Lanham

A great time was enjoyed by all at the Legion-Auxiliary Installation Dinner, last Friday at the Hut. Jerry Sebert outdid himself with a full feast, and the ladies once again completed the menu with assorted sides, salads, and desserts. The Post Installation Ceremony was performed with the Auxiliary installing Nancy O’Leary as President and Linda Cross as Executive Committee Woman. The ceremony was performed by Myrna Ladwig from Skiatook, who was the Past State President of the Auxiliary. Continue reading

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Meals from the Sky

“News from the Hut”
for American Legion Post #142; Hominy, Oklahoma.
by Gary Lanham

Here’s news on the Damascus Knife raffle (donated by Dan Rathbun) I mentioned last week. The drawing is officially November 11th, fittingly, on Veteran’s Day. Tickets are $1 each and 6 tickets for $5. You can get your ticket around town where you see advertising or any American Legion member (the usual gang). I suggest you buy a lot, as I am still determined to make it mine! Continue reading

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