VFW Post 688 was recognized on April 9th, 2019 at its monthly meeting as a Purple Heart Post. MOPH Lazaro Camarillo presented the proclamation and sign to our Post Commander. A picture was taken of some of the Purple Heart recipients in the Post and then all the Post members present.
Thank you Boerne Bergesfest for making a donation to VFW Post 688 in John Pritchett’s name. John was Post Chaplain for many years and was a friend to all. John served in the USAF as a B52 Crew chief and participated in several combat missions in Vietnam.
In 2018, VFW Post 688 adopted the 433rd Medical Squadron at Lackland AFB. We've had the opportunity to serve them in many ways already and look forward to a great future together. VFW Post 688's Commander, Andrew Camplen, was inducted as the 433rd Medical Squadron Honorary Commander.
Our Post Commander Andrew Camplen and his oldest son represented VFW Post 688 at the 2019 Bataan Death March at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico Sunday March 17, 2019! The Bataan Memorial Death March is a 26 mile challenging march through desert terrain of the White Sands Missile Range. The memorial march is… Continue reading VFW Post 688 Represented at the Annual Bataan Death March
We usually don’t publish the many ways we assist Veterans in this community but this is a special case and the Veteran approved this. This Veteran called our Post Commander and asked for assistance. He served two tours in Afghanistan. He needed a hand up. Our Post Commander met him at River Road Park on… Continue reading VFW Post 688 Helps Vet in Need
Luke Fox from Boerne Middle School North was Texas VFW Patriot Pens 1st Place Winner. He along with with parents were in attendance at the Texas VFW Midwinter Conference where Luke recieved his Award at the Banquet. Congratulations Luke! Keep up the great work!
Beloved Comrade John Pritchett received his PCS orders to higher headquarters (Heaven). John was a B52 Crew Chief and served in Vietnam. All that knew John loved him. He served as the Post Chaplain for many years. I will never forget your stories, your gentle way, and your deep caring for others. Thank you for… Continue reading In Memory of our Comrade John Pritchett
Thank you to Mary’s Tacos for their annual support of our Buddy Poppy Distribution. Their support is incredible and their tacos are amazing
A VFW Post 688 member visited Arlington National Cemetery and placed a wreath specifically on the monument for Shell 77. Thank you to these fine Airmen who gave all for us. Watch over their families as we grieve with them while simultaneously celebrating the life and service of their loved one. Thank you Captain Mark… Continue reading Arlington National Cemetary
VFW Post 688 attended the Hoops For Troops Basketball Game at Boerne High School tonight and was honored to be recognized for our service by the Boerne High School Student Council with a wonderful dinner. Thank you!