Most people have the impression that the American Legion is a place where old Veterans hang out at the bar and tell war stories. That could not be further from the truth. In fact there is no bar at the Post home. The American Legion is a place where veterans and their families come together … Continue reading Post 3
I just wanted to get the day over with and go down to Smokey's. Sneaking a look at my watch, I saw the time, 1655. Five minutes to go before the cemetery gates are closed for the day. Full dress was hot in the August sun. Oklahoma summertime was as bad as ever--the heat and … Continue reading Cemetery Escort Duty
KOREAN WAR PROJECT Call 214-320-0342 For Family DNA Information. A Family DNA Sample is needed for PFC Herman Gouan Harris. Anyone knowing relatives of this soldier should get them in contact with the number listed above as his remains may already have been returned but no positive identification can be obtained without DNA from someone related … Continue reading KOREAN WAR PROJECT
Written by Purvis Christian The toughest experience of my life was when I was shot down during World War II, and held as a POW by the Germans for 11 months and 17 days. I was a waist gunner on a B-17, headed for Liege Belgium, on 11 May 1944. We had strayed 20 miles … Continue reading World War II
The installation of George M. Simmons, Post 3 officers for the following year will be held at the Post Home on Saturday, 23 Jun 2018, at 6:30 PM. Members are welcome to attend and may bring one guest. Please call Becky at 318-487-1887 if you plan to attend.
This will touch your heart for all those who gave their “ALL" for our Freedoms that we enjoy. https://youtu.be/eEs4ke7cdNQ
What God did at Pearl Harbor that day is interesting and I never knew this little bit of history: Tour boats ferry people out to the USS Arizona Memorial in Hawaii every thirty minutes. We just missed a ferry and had to wait thirty minutes. I went into a small gift shop to kill … Continue reading Pearl Harbor