Walton F. Hoffmann Memorial Post 179

The American Legion is an organization dedicated to God and country, with a membership of military veterans who take deep pride in our communities.  Since its inception 100 years ago, the legion has been a stalwart champion of patriotic values, morals, culture and citizenship.  The legion's pillar of community service embodies its devotion to law and order, the raising of wholesome youth, an educated and law-abiding citizenship, and respectful observance of patriotic holidays and remembrances.                                    Read more on Americanism --> here  







Our legion lost SAL Squadron 179 member, Bob Clopper, on Saturday, 24 October 2020 to a home accident. Obituary - https://www.harrellfuneralhomes.com/obituary/516333/Charles-Robert-bob-Clopper/

Our condolences and prayers go out to Bob's wife Charlotte, and their three (3) sons (Bryant [Army Spec Ops SSG], Michael and Eric (member SAL Squadron 179)) and the Charlie Clopper (member post 179) family.

The family is requesting that in lieu of flowers, that donations to American Legion Post 179 be made.  Checks may be mailed to 410 W. Coll St., New Braunfels, TX 78130.  Please identify the donation is in memory of Bob Clopper.


~*~ HALLOWEEN ~ *~

$1 Beer Specials in the Club Lounge

Contest for the most unique &/or decorated Covid Mask.  All participants get a free beer.  Winner gets a free beer/wine of his/her choice. 

Come see both bartenders in costume. 

~~ THE POST IS OPEN ! ~~ At 75% capacity (159 main hall). 

No more than 10 may gather in a group together, must keep social distance (6 ft) and wear a mask per Governor Abbott's executive order dated 3 July 2020.

Club Lounge is OPEN (75% capacity) daily from 4-10 p.m., subject to State guidelines.  

Member/visitor compliance with State and city guidelines are mandatory. 

The City of New Braunfels Mayor has mandated face coverings must be worn whenever separation of 6 feet or more is not feasible.  Social distancing must be followed.

Executive Committee

1st Thursday of month

1830 hrs / 6:30 p.m.

Main Hall
General Membership 2nd Thursday of month

1900 hrs / 7:00 p.m.

Pot Luck dinner by post members (1730-1845 hrs (5:30-6:45 p.m.))

American Legion Auxilliary

2nd Thursday*  of month

7:00 p.m.

Auxiliary Room (Main Hall till further notice) - * changed to Saturday until further notice

Sons of the American Legion 3rd Thursday of month 7:00 p.m. Auxiliary Room (Main Hall till further notice)
American Legion Riders Last Thursday of month

1900 hrs / 7:00 p.m.

Main Hall

Critical Need for Blood, Platlets and Plasma Donations

Scammers are out there - Raise your guard!

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