A Century of Service to our Community and its Veterans


Veterans of Foreign Wars Burns Post 388 was established on June 6, 1920. Our Post is named in honor of James and John Burns, brothers from Wausau who were killed fighting in France during World War I. Our Post is one of the largest in the state of Wisconsin and has always been active in supporting our community and its Veterans.

Memorial Day 2016

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2016 VFW Buddy Poppy Princess
Tayler Wendt

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Burns Post 388 and Auxiliary crowned this year’s Buddy Poppy Princess on Tuesday, May 10, 2016. Tayler Wendt, age 12, is the daughter of Jennifer Nowak and step-daughter of Robert Nowak. She is also the granddaughter of Jim & Kathy Miller and the great granddaughter of Lou Mueller and the late Frank Mueller. Tayler will be distributing the VFW Buddy Poppy on Friday, May 27, 2016 at various places within the Wausau area. She will also be in the Memorial Day Parade to be held on Saturday, May 28, 2016 in Wausau. Tayler is very excited to be the VFW Buddy Poppy Princess in honor of her late great grandfather, Frank Mueller.

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