Author Archives: Gary Lanham

About Gary Lanham

Authors the weekly article "News from the Hut", about local American Legion Post #142 in Hominy, OK. Read his weekly articles in the "Hominy News Progress".

Girls Rock!

Today in history, at the Battle of Monmouth in June 1778, Mary Hays supported the Revolutionary soldiers by giving them water. Just before the battle started, she found a spring to serve as her water supply. Two places on the … Continue reading

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History Lessons

As I mentioned in the past, I find the Civil War interesting. Partially because to the relationships the leaders had before the war started. Robert E. Lee served under Winfield Scott in the Mexican War as an engineer. He was … Continue reading

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Special Friends

We had a few nice surprises at the Hut last Thursday. I had a visit from a graceful lady who, during the week before, dropped in at my office and expressed her deep appreciation for all veterans and our Legion … Continue reading

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Flags Everywhere!

Well the flags are out in full force. I didn’t get to pitch in but I saw folks out full force. Babo and Sherry had the cemetery covered. I saw Carl and Mr. Hale at the 4-way posting the colors. … Continue reading

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Geronimo!

Back in the day when Airborne soldiers jumped from aircraft they shouted “Geronimo!” In 1885, for the second time in two years, the Apache chief Geronimo broke out of an Arizona reservation, sparking panic among Arizona settlers. A famous medicine … Continue reading

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