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".

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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Medal of Honor for Local Okie

Today in 1944 Edwin Evans, Navy, served bravely to earn the highest military award of the Medal of Honor. Born on 13 August 1908, in Pawnee, Okla. His heritage was half Cherokeeand one quarter Creek. In his service he also … Continue reading

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Another Day in Hominy

Thanks to volunteers John Hamilton, Jerry Sebert and Jim Hale for picking up Columbus day flags on Tuesday October 9, 2018. Good job everyone on putting flags out and pick up.

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I Wanna Be an Airborne Ranger

When I was a boy me and my buddies played “Army” a lot. One of my crew had a dad who served like my dad, in the Army WWII. He taught us to sing “I Wanna be an Airborne Ranger, … Continue reading

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