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!
Today, We officially adopted the 433rd Medical Squadron at Lackland AFB, Texas. The Original Rudy's Country Store and BBQ donated the full meal that included peach cobbler for the event. Chilito's gave us a great discount on their fantastic tamales. We presented the Squadron Commander with an official VFW Adopt-a-Unit certificate that pledges our support… Continue reading VFW Post 688 Adopted 433rd Medical Squadron – Lackland AFB, TX
We had a great time at the Boerne Weinachts Parade tonight. We had the honor of meeting two former Navy F18 pilots and this years Parades Grand Marshall. Dean and Tammie Jo Shultz. You may recognize Tammie’s name. She is the Southwest Airlines Captain who landed after a catastrophic engine failure that occurred minutes after… Continue reading Boerne Weinachts Parade
You know the Christmas Season has arrived when VFW Post 688 kicks off their Holiday events with Comfort's Annual Christmas Parade. Santa and Mrs. Clause visited with our Veterans letting them know there is still time to get put onto the good list if they are on the naughty one. We wish you all a… Continue reading VFW Post 688 in the Comfort Parade
November 16th was our 8th Annual Turkeys 4 Troops at Toyota of Boerne. All active duty military and veterans were given a free turkey for Thanksgiving, in appreciation for there service to our country. VFW Post 688 help to distribute over six thousand turkey's to local area and San Antonio Veterans. If not a member… Continue reading November 16th for the 8th Annual Turkeys 4 Troops
VFW Post 688 Participated in many activities throughout the day commemorated those who served. Our day began at Veterans Park with our formal cermony. We met this 98 year old WW2 Veteran today as we took our Veterans Day Ceremony into some local retirement homes. This Veteran trained many Doolittle Raider pilots. He said… Continue reading Veterans Day
VFW Post 688 is proud of it's growing female Veteran membership. This group of female Veterans are celebrated for their service and their participation in community events in Boerne. If you are a female Veteran and you are looking for camaraderie in the oldest Nationally Chartered Veterans Organization in the United States then look no… Continue reading VFW Post 688 Growing in Female Vets
We had a very successful day with participating with the Kendall Masonic Lodge 897 and a Boerne Air Force JROTC Cadets accepting donations for a Christmas Care Package Drive for deployed military personnel at Walmart in Boerne.
VFW Post 688 manned a booth at Boerne Market Days. A lot of people stopped by to learn more about our Post the activities we do and how we help not only vets but also the community as a whole. We signed up eight new post members, past out brochures, and sold gun raffle tickets… Continue reading VFW Post 688 at Market Days