Sons of the American Legion, Hominy Style

Before I start I had new information to share since this article was published.  We lost Stan Mueller last week. He was a consistent and loyal member of the Hut. He was a swabbie, That means Navy. Marines are Jar Heads, us Airforce guys are fly boys. Army? Well that is not printable (LOL). Stan was a great guy who I always enjoyed talking to. He lost his wife and many think that was part of his story. Salute Stan, see you at the campfire. Keep the coffee hot.

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Hominy Loses another Patriot.

Many in Hominy knew John Sullivan. He was a past commander of American Legion Post 142 “The Hut”. He never attended during my time but we got to be friends through the Heritage Association and conversations at Chad’s Café on main street and, more recently, at the library. Being retired I had time to drop in for some coffee and would find him there sitting near the front. We would engage in fascinating conversation. Did you know he was a colonel in the USAF and served in command posts in Vietnam? When he found out I was a retired Chief Master Sargent and a former fighter and bomber bomb loader, well let’s just say, our friendship grew.

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Hominy Loses a Patriot

As many know we lost our past commander James (Jim) Frazier. Those who read the local paper saw him recognized with an extensive and impressive obituary. He was an Army veteran from Vietnam Era as well as re-upping during the Gulf War. I was a member of another Post that was a distance away. I happened into Marvins’s Grocery store in Hominy one day and saw our local paper. I was not familiar with Hominy so I picked up the paper took it home and read it.

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Thank you Hominy Vietnam Veterans!

Once again I want extend our condolences to the Frazier on the lost of Jim Frazier who was also our Post Commander. I will post more next week.

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Busy Times in Hominy OK.

Sadly, last night we lost a great leader and patriot. James Frazier, our past commander. He now awaits me and the troops at the Supreme Commander’s campgrounds. He is the one who welcomed me to this band of brothers, and after the passing of Roy Arian, had me assume this weekly article mission. I will post more next week. Thanks Jim, keep the Joe (coffee) warm. Salute!

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