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December 1-3 fifteen (15) families with 27 children among them joined Wounded Warriors at Nebo in Fredericksburg for the annual lighted Christmas Parade and other special activities. Friday evening dinner was in the Nimitz Ballroom with the Nimitz Rotary Club providing a delicious meal of prime rib & chicken and all the trimmings. Every child and adult got to pick out their favorite hand knit cap as they registered. After dinner guests went outside to watch the parade. More details are available in the blog "Family Holiday R&R.
Thank you goes out to the soldiers who shared their photos with us. Nine soldiers from the Soldier Recovery Unit came to Fredericksburg on 10 October to explore the Enchanted Rock State Natural Area. More details in Blog of same name.
Eight Warriors were invited to participate in the Nimitz Foundation Golf Classic June 9. They were excited to play at Boot Ranch Golf Course. Each player was teamed with local foursomes which allowed them to form new friendships. While our photographer could not get a group photo of the teams or warriors he did get some great action shots. Feedback was very positive. It included everything from "I love the course and hope to play here again" to "I made new friends who plan to stay in touch."
Eleven families enjoyed the weekend in Fredericksburg as guests of Wounded Warriors at Nebo. For the full story see the Blog.
On the 27th of January, seven (7) warriors arrived in Fredericksburg bright and early to participate in a "Cooking from Scratch" cooking experience led by Betsy and her husband Ed Fredericks. More details later!!
Fifteen families came to Fredericksburg 2 December 2022 to watch the Lighted Christmas Parade and enjoy the other festivities throughout the weekend. This is the one weekend of the year where it is difficult to get good pictures of the families because they are so busy. Photos of attendees are in this album. Our photographer got some really great pictures of the parade. They can be viewed and/or downloaded on Zenfolio | Dave Roberts | 2022 Dec (dinner) and Zenfolio | Dave Roberts | Christmas Parade 2022 (parade).
Photos courtesy of some of the soldiers attending. Thirteen soldiers from Fort Sam Houston spent the morning hiking and exploring Enchanted Rock in the cool morning air. This was a first for most of them. Later we all had lunch at Hondo's on Main in Fredericksburg. More details on Blog of same name
Seven combat veterans and four professional musicians worked together to tell the veterans' stories in song, poetry or verse. For more details go to the Main Menu, click on the Blog tag and select the Blog for Soldiers Songs and Voices.
All Photos taken by David Roberts Eight couples attended a retreat led by Chaplain Alex in Fredericksburg, TX. More details regarding the event can be found in the blog "Couples Retreat May13-15, 2022.
Seven soldiers and Chaplain Alex came to Fredericksburg to hike the Enchanted Rock State Natural Area. It was a perfect day to be outside. After hiking they were treated to lunch at Hondo's on Main in Fredericksburg. For more details go to the corresponding Blog by clicking on "Blog" at the top of this page.
Families from Fort Sam Houston were treated to a Holiday weekend in Fredericksburg, TX. to help kickoff the Christmas Holiday with the annual Christmas Lighted Parade on Friday night. Click on this link for more details about the weekend https://wwnebo.org/r-r/family-christmas-r-r-dec-3-5-2021
Photos were taken by David Roberts, a WWAN volunteer, on 19 & 21 November. Photos on 20 November taken by Bill Sadd of St. Barnabas Episcopal Church Soldiers and their spouses traveled from San Antonio to Fredericksburg for a weekend of relaxing and to attend counseling sessions from the Soldiers in Recovery Unit Chaplain on how to strengthen and maintain relationships. Photos in this album were taken during this weekend. More details of the weekend may be found in the Blog Post of the same name.
Caregivers receive pampering with massages, manicures & pedicures. Add in chocolate, lunch and snacks from Clear River and it's pretty much a perfect day. For more of the story see the "Spa Day" Blog Post.
Photos of the Enchanted Rock area were taken by SSG Montes the NCOIC for the day. Soldiers in Recovery from Fort Sam Houston spend the day hiking and exploring the Enchanted Rock area. More of the story in the blog "Enchanted Rock"
Gift bags and Gift cards were given out to a total of 40 Warriors. 26 at Fort Sam Houston and 14 through the Needs Council. Details in post "Christmas Gift Cards"
See post of same name in blog for details about photos
These women spent a quiet weekend in the Hill Country sharing experiences, exchanging ideas, receiving suggestions from a local counselor and getting pampered. For more of the story see the blog of the same name.
Members of the DAR in Fredericksburg make and donate 4-6 dozen cookies twice a month so we can pass them out at the Warrior Family Support Center after card making class. More details may be found in the blog.
Families and couples spent the weekend in Fredericksburg as guests of Wounded Warriors at Nebo. This event was specifically for Cadre, those individuals who work directly with wounded, injured and ill to insure they receive the care they need; both medical and emotional. More details in Post.
Card making classes at WFSC. See more details in the blog "Card Making" on the home page.
Families arrived in Fredericksburg, TX to enjoy the weekend beginning with the lighted parade Friday night. More details go to the home page and scroll down to the blog "Family Christmas R&R, 2019
Couples and Families spent the weekend in Fredericksburg enjoying the awesome weather and enjoying each other. Holy Ghost Lutheran Church hosted Friday evening dinner with made from scratch chicken fajitas followed by ice cream and bunuelos. Memorial Presbyterian Church hosted Saturday's dinner with lasagna, salad, garlic bread and lots of desserts. For more details to to the Post 'November, 2019 R & R
Boot Ranch hosted 11 warriors to 9 holes of golf complete with carts and caddies. Wounded Warriors at Nebo provided lunch for them in the club house prior to heading for the golf course. The only out of pocket expense for the golfers was their transportation to and from Boot Ranch. Read more. Go to the home page and scroll down to the blog.
September 13-15, 2019, couples and families attended counseling sessions in Fredericksburg, TX. Chaplain Shannon organized and lead the sessions. He also had a guest speaker, a social worker. More details can be found in the blog 'Identifying & Expressing Your Feelings' on the home page.
Five ladies spent the weekend in Fredericksburg being pampered and enjoying some much needed relaxation. They all are care providers for their spouse/wounded warrior. For more of the story go to the Blog of the same name on the home page.
The Nimitz Foundation invited 8 wounded warriors to play in their tournament and 3 others to ride in the back seat of WWII airplanes which would open the tournament with fly overs at Boot Ranch Golf Club including loops and spins. More about the day can be found in the post "Nimitz Golf Classic" on the home page.
June 14th started bright and early for Jackie, Dottie & Sharon as they were joining Marines from the Marine Annex, Fort Sam Houston at the Lazy U Ranch in Seguin for their town hall meeting. We arrived about 9 a.m. and were greeted by Brandon, our POC and several others who took the peach cobblers (still warm) to the kitchen area for us while we joined other marines and their families in the pavilion just as the meeting began. We were one of several organizations who had been invited to address the families letting them know what our organizations do and how they can participate. After the presentations everyone disbursed to enjoy being outdoors and some of the many activities available. We provided lunch from Bill Millers BBQ with dessert of fresh peach cobbler from Clear River Pecan Co., Fredericksburg. Of course there was ice cream for the warm cobbler. It was a beautiful day to be outside with just enough breeze to keep from being hot. In addition to fishing and canoeing there was archery complete with an instructor, board games and miscellaneous other games to keep everyone busy & involved. Fun day with good people.
A concert featuring Bernie Nelson and Thomas Michael Riley was held at Western Edge Cellars May 26, 2019. More details in the blog "Kick Up Your Boots"
Thirteen couples/families arrived in Fredericksburg Friday afternoon to attend a retreat led by Chaplain Thompson where they would gain insight into some of the things that help make a marriage strong. The Chaplain was joined by three guest speakers each of whom spoke on subjects pertinent to a healthy marriage. Children accompanying their parents for the weekend were busy with their own activities while parents were in session. Additional details appear in the blog post "May 2019 Retreat"
Families from the WTB, Warrior Transition Battalion met in Fredericksburg Friday night for a weekend of relaxation and fun. Meals, lodging and entertainment were provided by the ministry. All the families had to do was decide what to see or do while in town. More information will be in the Blog of the same name on the home page. Pictures provided by Sharon Massey
The February 5th card class turned into a surprise Birthday Party for Jackie Heupel who was one of the teachers that day. More details are available in the Blog Post of the same name. Photos courtesy of Sharon Massey
A Valentine theme greeted couples as they arrived for a lovely evening socializing and reconnecting. For more details see the post "Evening of Elegance". Photos provided by Breana Cincotta
Warriors and spouses gather to make cards. See Post "Christmas Cards at WFSC" for details
The December R & R is WWAN's biggest event of the year. It is scheduled for the weekend of the Lighted Parade in Fredericksburg, TX. This year the parade got rained out but the R & R did not. See the post "December Family R & R for more details.
Couples and families spent the weekend of 14-16 September, 2018 in Fredericksburg. While the adults were receiving counceling from the WTB Chaplain, the children were cared for by members of Running the Race Sunday School Class, First Baptist Church. Click here for more information about the weekend
Warriors and families met a WWAN team at the caverns for a day of exploring, play and relaxation. Check out the blog on the Home Page for more details.