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".

Ships Ahoy!

I usually write my weekly News from the Hut article on Sunday afternoon, tell the public what is going on and, sometimes items in service history. This goes out for my fellow Legionnaire and swaby, John Hamilton. So, it is … Continue reading

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Changes in the Season and the Hut

The annual Hominy Alumni gathering was fantastic. Our Post provided the POW/MIA Remembrance setting/table displayed with our rich military history of service in the windows of the Main Street Tag Agency. At the request of our City Manager the Hut … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday American Legion!

I am a day late and a dollar short on recognizing our American Legion 100th anniversary. I pulled this up out of archives to make sure I got the details straight. The American Legion, is an organization of U.S. war … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday USAF!

You may notice flags are up around town. Why? September 18th USAF was established in 1947 and September 21st is POW/MIA Recognition Day. We placed flags on Main Street on Tuesday September 17, 2019. We will pick up flags on … Continue reading

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Where Were You on 9-11?

How can you put a better face on something you have already addressed? Today is 9-11-2019. Eighteen years ago, we experienced a tragedy. We still reel from its aftereffects. Here is what I submitted last year. It was our generation’s … Continue reading

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