The Buda VFW Post 12161 is a chartered local entity of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States of America. We manage the Central Texas Veterans Center in Buda, Texas and this is the home of our post. We are at the same time dependent and independent. We are dependent upon the Congress of the United States and the national organization of the Veterans of Foreign wars for our existence. Under the provisions of our charter we are subject to the rules and regulations of the national organization and of the Department of the State of Texas, Veterans of Foreign Wars. At the the same time, our charter provides us with the means of independence from other local entities of the VFW wherein we elect our officers, govern ourselves, own our own property, and control our finances. As a locally chartered entity of the VFW we are committed to serving the area of the community in which we exist.
The purpose of the Buda Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 12161 is fraternal, patriotic, historical and educational; to preserve and strengthen comradeship among its members; to assist worthy comrades; to perpetuate the memory and history of our dead, and to assist their widows and orphans; to maintain true allegiance to the Government of the United States of America, and fidelity to its Constitution and laws: to foster true patriotism, to maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom; and to preserve and defend the United States from all her enemies, whomsoever.
OUR MISSION: To foster camaraderie among United States veterans of overseas conflicts. To serve our veterans, the military and our communities.To advocate on behalf of all veterans.