Leadership

OUR MISSION

  • The goals of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States are fraternal, patriotic, historical, and educational;To assist worthy comrades;
  • To perpetuate the memory and history of our dead, and to assist their widows and children;
  • 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 preserve and defend the United States from all her enemies whomsoever.

OUR MOTTO

“Honor the Dead by Helping the Living.”

VFW Post 76, is “the oldest VFW Post in Texas,” along with Department and National Headquarters’ help to protect veterans’ entitlements but, as an organization, it works closely within the community through various service, safety, and educational programs.

To contact the VFW Post 76 Commander, please call:  (210) 223-4581

VFW Post 76 Leadership
2019 Post Officers and Programs

Post Commander: Johnny Ornelaz
(210) 884-1498
ornelaz.john@yahoo.com

Sr Vice Commander: Ignacio “Nacho” Castilleja
(210) 980-2609
icastilleja.ignacio@aol.com

Jr Vice Commander: Pete Ramos
(210) 440-2378
peteramosbingo@gmail.com

Quartermaster: Larry Werline
210) 449-9252
lw0204@yahoo.com

Chaplain: Richard Cortez

Judge Advocate: Paul D. Barkhurst
(210) 226-7800
pbarkhurst@bhlawpc.com

Post Surgeon: Luis Pruneda
(210) 341-6301

1st Year Trustee: Norbert Hart
(210) 286-9241
norberthart@sbcglobal.net

2nd Year Trustee: Philip Moreno
(210) 667-7408
philmm61@gmail.com

3rd Year Trustee: Alejandro R. Morales
(210) 269-4798
alex.morales@sbcglobal.net

Adjutant: George Rodriguez
george@vfwpost76.com
(210) 330-9597

Sam Houston VFW Post 76 House Committee

5th Year Term: Mario Castilleja
Mariocast8245@sbcglobal.net
(210) 557-8058

4th Year Term: Alexander Saucedo
Precisee89@yahoo.com
(210) 861-1973

3rd Year: Albert Mireles
Mireles.albert@yahoo.com
(210) 275-4184

2nd Year Term: Paul Garza
rpgusmce5@gmail.com
(210) 508-2706

1st Year Term: Albert (Abby) Alfaro
aalfaro47003@yahoo.com
(210) 330-5473

1st Year Trustee: Norbert Hart
(210) 286-9241
norberthart@sbcglobal.net

2nd Year Trustee: Philip Moreno
(210) 667-7408
philmm61@gmail.com

3rd Year Trustee: Alejandro R. Morales
(210) 269-4798
alex.morales@sbcglobal.net

5th Year Term: Mario Castilleja
Mariocast8245@sbcglobal.net
(210) 557-8058

4th Year Term: Alexander Saucedo
Precisee89@yahoo.com
(210) 861-1973

3rd Year: Albert Mireles
Mireles.albert@yahoo.com
(210) 275-4184

2nd Year Term: Paul Garza
rpgusmce5@gmail.com
(210) 508-2706

1st Year Term: Albert (Abby) Alfaro
aalfaro47003@yahoo.com
(210) 330-5473

Post Service Officer: Mario Castilleja
Mariocast8245@sbcglobal.net
(210)557-8058

MARINE CORE COMMITTEE (CHAIR): Almador Mendoza
(210) 508-9302

Fiesta Committee Chair: Ignacio “Nacho” Castilleja
(210) 980-2609
icastilleja.ignacio@aol.com

Vendors Coordinator: Ignacio “Nacho” Castilleja
(210) 980-2609
icastilleja.ignacio@aol.com

Building Committee: Harold Fleischer III
(210) 497-2532
haroldcf@swbell.net

Youth Committee Chair: Johnny Ornelaz
(210) 884-1498
ornelaz.john@yahoo.com

Funeral, Reunion & Membership Reception Committee Chair: Ignacio Castilleja
icastilleja.ignacio@aol.com

Bingo Committee Chair: Albert Mireles
210-275-4184
mireles.albert@yahoo.com

Safety Committee Chair:

Honor Guard Captain: Richard Cortez

Post Steward: Ricardo Garza

Post 76 Web Master:

Golf Committee Chair

Luis O. Camacho : 210-857-7007  : l_camacho50@hotmail.com

Felix Santiago : 762-241-1047 : felix.santiago01@gmail.com     

2019-2020 Texas State VFW officers

Texas State Commander:  Keith King

Texas Sate Senior Vice Commander:  Dick Shawver

Texas State Junior Vice Commander:  Norman Macey