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".

The Root of The Matter

When I was a high school student in 1968 in southern California I enrolled in my school’s first Black History class. Two of us in the class were not black but we were all friends. I had the opportunity to … Continue reading

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The Start of Change

Like many in my age group I recall “Drills” in school of crawling under my desk and covering my head. The fear of Soviet nuclear attack was real and actions to prepare for the eventuality equally real. How many of … Continue reading

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Never Again!

This past week we remembered the six million people lost in the holocaust and commit to standing up against bigotry so the world will #NeverAgain experience such atrocities. #HolocaustRemembranceDay. My father was a WWII Army Sgt who fought the Nazi … Continue reading

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What a Week!!

This past week was packed with recognition of veterans of all branches as well as the U.S. Marine Corps 243rd Birthday (10 Nov 2018). My weekend began as a guest at the Owasso HS Veteran recognition luncheon. It was great … Continue reading

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Happy Veteran’s Day

Many do not realise that as the year passes we recognize military service distinctively. Memorial Day, in remembrance of those lost in combat or who have passed that served. Armed Forces Day, for those who continue to serve. Veteran’s Day, … Continue reading

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