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!
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