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".

A Long Journey

My father was born in OKC, OK in 1922. He was an Okie of the toughest leather and a two fisted, honky tonk, Friday bar fighter night kind of guy. He was also a WWII hero fighting the Nazi. We … Continue reading

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A Salute to Marines Everywhere

I have great regard for many Marines I am acquainted with. Our Post 142 has Bob Hough who fought in WWII in Guadalcanal as well as other Pacific theater landings. David Brave is a local I yak with on FB … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day Approaches!

On the 11th Month, on the 11th Day, at 11:00 AM. Veterans Day is a U.S. legal holiday dedicated to American veterans of all wars, and Veterans Day 2019 occurs on Monday, November 11. In 1918, on the 11th hour … Continue reading

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Attention to Orders!

Our hometown hero (Ret.) Brig. General Kenneth Taylor was inducted into the Oklahoma Military Hall of Fame last Saturday evening in Norman Oklahoma. Our Vice Commander Charles O’Leary, Post Adjutant John Hamilton, and this guy attended the banquet and represented … Continue reading

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Important!

Many of you have read or heard our hometown hero (Ret.) Brig. General Kenneth Taylor is getting inducted into the Oklahoma Military Hall of Fame this Saturday evening in Norman Oklahoma. Our Vice Commander Charles O’Leary, Post Adjutant John Hamilton, … Continue reading

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