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
On March 12 VFW Post 688 went before the Kendall County Commissioners seeking a permanent home to continue our work assisting veterans and outreach to the community. Please contact VFW Post 688 Commander Andrew Camplen by phone or email (email@example.com) and help VFW Post 688 serve Veterans. Click here to view full article in the Hill… Continue reading VFW Post 688 Goes Before County Commissioners Meeting Seeking a Home
VFW Post 688’s Boerne City Council presentation. We are truly blessed to live in a community that respects and appreciates Veterans the way this community does. This community is also blessed for having such an amazing group of Veterans dedicated to serve this community! Check out the articles in both of our local Newspapers by… Continue reading VFW Post 688 Appeals to City Council for a Home.