After VFW Post 688 concluded the ceremony at the Boerne Cemetery on May 28, 2018 we headed for Heritage Place of Boerne to continue with our day of remembering those who fought and gave all. Our ceremony begain with the Ceremonial Three Volleys by VFW Post 688 Rifle Squad followed by TAPS played by Jim… Continue reading Memorial Day Ceremony with Residents of Heritage Place of Boerne
Today May 28, 2018 VFW Post 688, the Second Oldest VFW Post in Texas Honored those who gave all during services at Boerne Cemetery, Heritage Place of Boerne, finishing the day back at the Boerne Cemetery with retreval of the flags from the graves with the Post Commander Andrew Camplen barbecuing for the kids who… Continue reading VFW Post 688, 2018 Memorial Day Ceremony
Today was Buddy Poppy Day for VFW Post 688. The Buddy Poppy is the official memorial flower of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. They are made by disabled and needy veterans. Donations for the Buddy Poppy are used exclusively to assist local veterans in need. We were stationed outside Boerne H.E.B Plus, Boerne Walmart, Mary’s Tacos,… Continue reading Buddy Poppy’s around Boerne
712 American Flags placed on Veterans graves in Boerne Cemetery on Friday May 25th, 2018. Click post to see more photos.
We had a great day at Boerne - Champion High School for VFW Post 688’s Veterans in the Classroom program.
Since 2007, BURGER KING® franchisees and their customers have contributed over $5 million to the VFW Unmet Needs program. This program provides financial assistance to military families who have fallen on hard times as a result of deployment, injury, or other military-related activities. Since the program’s inception in 2004, Unmet Needs has provided nearly 9,000… Continue reading VFW Post 688 thanks BURGER KING® franchisees and their customers
May 10 , 2018 we were at Boerne Champion High School to Congratulate Captain Griffin Vestel for being selected VFW Post 688 AF JROTC Cadet of the Year Cadet. His grandfather fought in Vietnam and was a life member of the VFW until his passing. He was extremely grateful and proud to receive the VFW… Continue reading VFW Post 688 AF Junior ROTC Cadet of the Year
This past Sunday April 14, 2017 VFW Post 688 presented Patriotic Citizen Awards to Paul Duran II and Paul Duran III this morning at Apache Rifleworks for their outstanding, daily display of the American Flag. Thank you for this and for being the premier firearms store and gun range in America!
Today March 29, 2018 VFW Post 688, Celebrated our Vietnam Vets at the Dodging Duck Brewhaus , Boerne, TX. It was time well spent with our vets and families over meals and friendship. Thanks to all who served and those who are still serving in all branches of the military (Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force,… Continue reading Commemorating Vietnam Vets at Dodging Duck Brewhaus
On March 17, 2018 as every 3rd Saturday of the month VFW Post 688 cleaned up River Road Park. This is one of many activities we are involved in, helping our local community and the veterans that live in it. If you are a veteran who would like to join us contact VFW Post 688 Commander… Continue reading VFW Post 688 Cleans up River Road Park