Post 828 San Antonio, Texas

Post 828

San Antonio, Texas

Post 828 San Antonio, Texas

About This Post

Post Namesake
Fred Brock
What Makes this Post Unique
The American Legion Fred Brock Post #828 has a long and colorful history, which dates back to 1932 when George D. Newton Post #420 of San Antonio received its Temporary and Permanent Charter. The American Legion Post #828 was named ... READ MORE

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HISTORY

1930

George D. Newton Post #420 0f San Antonio received its Temporary and Permanent Charter

The American Legion Fred Brock Post #828 has a long and colorful history, which dates back to 1932 when George D. Newton Post #420 0f San Antonio received its Temporary and Permanent Charter. The American Legion #828 was named for Sergeant Fred Brock who was an Army Sergeant killed in the line of duty on August 18, 1943 at Fort Huachuca, and in doing so became the first 92nd Division soldier to die at his..
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George D. Newton Post #420 0f San Antonio received its Temporary and Permanent Charter

1940

Constitution and By-Laws amendment Adopted

On April 6, 1942, a Constitution and By-Laws amendment was adopted by the American Legion Department for the organization of Colored Veterans of the World War in Texas. In order to organize a post, it was necessary to have ten (10) charter members with the annual dues set at one (1) dollar. J.E. Armstead, of Houston TX, was the first commander of the Colored Veterans of the World War and served from 1942-1945. During the..
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Fred Brock Post 828 Temporary Charter

In 1945, the Negro American Legion Post #420A was sponsored by Post #420. Post 420A came under the 22nd All Negro District which was headquartered in Houston TX. On January 1, 1946, Fred Brock Post #420A was granted a Temporary Charter. From 1946 - 1950, Post #420A did not have a home. These Legionnaires would rotate meeting at different Buddies homes.
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Fred Brock Post 828 Temporary Charter

1950

Fred Brock Post 828 Granter Permanent Charter

Fred Brock Post 828 Granter Permanent Charter

On August 23, 1950 Negro Post #420A was presented a full charter and became Fred Brock Post #828. Also in 1950, the 22nd District was broken up and became the 6th Negro Division which was then further broken into the 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th, and 29th Districts. Fred Brock Post #828 was assigned to the 27th District. From 1950 - 1959 Fred Brock Post #828 met in the Lindbergh Park building on the corner of..
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2010

Post 828 Bring Website Online

Communication is one of the foundational elements of a good website. Fred Brock Post #828 has develop a website to enhance internal communications within the American Legion Family of the Post. We have come a long ways in a short period of time. The new website address is: www.FBPost828.com The website utilizes a variety media (e.g., videos, pictures, links, etc.) to provide our members with access to the latest information about the Post’s activities as..
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Post 828 Bring Website Online
Grand Opening Post 828 Event Center

Grand Opening Post 828 Event Center

A full dedication ceremony was conducted for the new Event Center for Fred Brock Post 828 in 2015. The dedication was attended by 20th District Commander Robert Masten, 20th District American Legion Auxiliary President Carol Evans. The event was also attended by San Antonio District 2 Councilman Alan E. Warrick II and Bexar County Commissioner for Precinct 4 - Tommy Calvert Post Commander John Rogers presided over the dedication. The new Event Center is expected..
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National Commander Dale Barnett Visits Post 828

A highlight for the year was the Post Revitalization Program. The National Commander Dale Barnett and Department of Texas Commander John McKinny visited Post 828 as part of the 20th District Revitalization Program and Walk for Veterans. Essentially, the Revitalization effort involved two Posts acting as the central location for a call center to call Veterans and get them to transfer into a San Antonio Post from the “Ghost Post” in Austin. Post 828, as..
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National Commander Dale Barnett Visits Post 828

Post 828 Dedicates Memorial Wall

[San Antonio TX] – On May 30th, 2016 (10 am – 11am), American Legion Fred Brock Post 828 held a ceremony unveiling its Veteran Memorial Wall at 3415 Martin Luther King. The key note speaker for this event slated for the event was Texas State Senator José Menéndez. The Veteran Memorial Wall unveiling was scheduled in due and proper observance of Memorial Day, recalling the memory of the heroic departed and recounting their valiant deeds...
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