Report from the Front

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

Post Commander Charles O’Leary and Vice Commander Steve Swinford have returned from Shawnee, OK; and the State American Legion Convention. News is things are growing well for the organization and (drum roll please) Post 142 received a plaque an official streamer to hang from our Legion Flag as we had 100% membership renewal and it was submitted before December 31, 2014. Way to go Jack Cross! Continue reading

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Legion-Auxiliary Installation Ceremony, August 14th

The American Legion & Auxiliary Installation of Officers Ceremony and Dinner
will be Friday, August 14th at 6:00pm at the Hut.
Jerry Sebert will cook ribs and chicken. Auxiliary & spouses bring sides and desserts.
All members of American Legion Post #142 and Auxiliary Unit #142 are encouraged to attend.

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The Trip

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

Ever met a road warrior? If you know my wife you have. It was quite a road trip. My two grandsons Henry and Thomas are back home in their regular environment in Tillamook, Oregon; after being exposed to my talented brother (great uncle) Chet (USAF Vet) and his graceful wife Sharon. From there, we traveled to Spokane for dinner with my wonderful sister and her husband Ron, then to the magnificent Glacier Park, Montana. I must say the Rangers there were truly helpful. They inquired if I was a veteran and gave us 1st class treatment. Helena Montana was our next stop, then Wyoming. Finally, returning home, after a stop at Buckley Air Force Base in Aurora Colorado. Continue reading

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On the Road Again!

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

Well, it has been quite a road trip. My two grandsons Henry and Thomas are back home in their regular environment, in Tillamook, Oregon. They had the opportunity to see so much of this great country from Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California. As I write this by my brother’s pool side in Pleasanton California, Thomas (the 12 year old) popped up out the water to tell me to say “Hi” to the readers. Mission accomplished! Soon they will be back in the routine of their daily lives, but new adventures remain ahead as life’s road has just begun for them. I hope to be around to share a few. Continue reading

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Raffle Fund-Raiser

A Damascus Dagger donated by Dan Rathbun will be raffled this summer.
Tickets will be $1.00 each or 6/$5.
Flyers will be distributed during the next regular meeting, on July 16th.
In the mean time, contact Charles O’Leary at 918-697-9130, for more information.

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