Liberty!

Hats off to our American Legion Post 142 veteran’s. They consistiently put flags up and down to remind the citizen’s of Hominy of our patriotic roots during meaningful occasions. They do it without recognition, without compensation. They do it because they understand sacrifice and liberty. I read on face book where folks in our town complain about things they have little understanding of but they miss the smaller, greater things. They have the liberty to complain without fear of reprisal or suppression. I say this on a very important day in our history.

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Local Heroes

Did you know that FLAG DAY and the birthday of the US ARMY JUNE 14, 2019? So the Flag schedule for June is Wednesday 13 June at 9:00 am the Hut to place on Main Street and retrieve them on Monday June 17th 0900.

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75 years ago the tide turned

June 6th 1944. The world was going through aggregious hardtimes due to an egomanic despot named Adolf Hitler. June 6th the tide turned. Many sacrificed their lives to end the madness of Hitler. If you have not seen the movie “Saving Private Ryan” you might want to. “The Longest Day” as my generation’s account of the D-Day invasion on the beaches of Normandy France. Our Supreme Allied Commander and future President Gen. Dwight Eisenhower gave the following statement on that day.

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Ladies First!

Throughout my thirty year military career I watched women in the military progress in their roles in the military. Roles were predominately administrative and medical in nature. Things gradually changed to the current age where my last unit has a Lt. Col. Commander happen to be a lady. As a Chief I never saw a gender, religion, or anything except the uniform ad the mission. This eveolution began today in 1942.

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Once Again

So being the author of this weekly page is difficult. Last week we lost my Navy buddy Stan Mueller. He was a consistient and strong supporter of our Hut, You can read his historical Obituaries of course. II can tell you my knowledge of him. Strength in character and always with a quick wit. I will miss his smile, handshake, and open heart. Salute Stan. You and all the there are in my heart are around a comfortable setting. It is growing dark at the campfires. You sipping eternal coffee smiling at all our other brothers who have “transferred”. Keep the Joe hot buddy, we will be there soon.

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