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About American Legion Post #142

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".

From The National Commander, Paul E. Dillard

NEWS FROM THE HUT by John Hamilton Membership renewal is important to uphold our commitment to No Veteran Left Behind and to remain at the forefront of veteran advocacy efforts. There is strength in numbers. When I testified before Congress … Continue reading

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Post 142 Members Receive New Legion Hats

NEW FROM THE HUT by John Hamilton At our last Hominy Post 142 monthly business meeting, there was a small ceremony conducted by the Post First Vice Commander, Charlie O’Leary to present new American Legion hats to a couple of … Continue reading

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Post 142 Memories (Flashback)

NEWS FROM THE HUT by John Hamilton Mervin Eugene (Babe) Long Mervin Eugene (Babe) Long was born May 16, 1923, in Sand Springs, Oklahoma to Miles and Dessie Jewel (Galyean) Long. Babe was raised and attended school in Wildhorse, OK. … Continue reading

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Navy Service Memories (part three)

NEWS FROM THE HUT by John Hamilton Here comes the next thrill-packed episode of how a sailor sailed to parts unknown and found his way home. When we last checked in where and what I was doing, I was aboard … Continue reading

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New Updates Coming Soon!

Following a 2 year hiatus due to the pandemic, this website is returning with fresh updates and changes. Please check back soon. John Hamilton, BMSN USNRAdjutant Post 142CDR SQDN 142

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