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Don’t Start a Fight You Can’t Finish. Go GUARD!

So today in 1944 after we had that successful but difficult advance on Normandy what most folk don’t know is the push back the Nazis made. Following the American break out from Normandy in July 1944, the Germans decided that … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle Again!

As a boy I really enjoyed watching my favorite cowboys, Hop Along Cassidy, Roy Rodgers, and the Singing Cowboy! This day in 1942 actor Gene Autry is sworn into the Army Air Corps on the air, during his regular radio … Continue reading

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That Look

Just because you retire does not mean things slow down. My wife and I had business to attend to in OKC over the weekend while our Post leadership represented our community at the American Legion State Convention down I-40 from … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Pride!

Today in 1944 Roy Harmon from Talala, Oklahoma, at great price, drew immortality. He was a Sergeant, U.S. Army, Company C, 362d Infantry, 91st Infantry Division. His place in the sand was near my father’s fight. Near Casaglia, Italy, 12 … Continue reading

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The 4th of July

I considered different topics to cover this week. I decided to go with last year’s post. Instead of 1776 let’s go forward to 1826. John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, the second and third presidents of the United States, respectively, die … Continue reading

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