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Our Community Salutes-San Antonio Hosts Annual “A Night in Your Honor”

United States Navy | Burrell Parmer
Updated: May 22, 2018

More than 700 future service members, their families, educators, business leaders and the military gathered in the Rosenberg Sky Room at the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) to participate in “A Night in Your Honor” hosted by Our Community Salutes-San Antonio (OCS), May 16. [more]

 

July 9th, 2018|Categories: National, OCS San Antonio, Texas|

San Antonio Hosts 6th Annual ‘A Night in Your Honor’

Future service members, their families, educators, business leaders and military members gathered in the Rosenberg Sky Room at the University of the Incarnate Word May 17 to participate in the 6th Annual “A Night in Your Honor” sponsored by Our Community Salutes-San Antonio, or OCS.

The program began with a welcome by Dr. Cyndi Porter, president of OCS, who introduced her husband, Vincent Porter, School of Extended Studies for UIW dean, who served as master of ceremonies. Read more…

May 28th, 2017|Categories: National, OCS San Antonio, Texas|

Public Invited to Attend The Second Annual OCS Recognition Ceremony This Saturday

In conjunction with the San Angelo Chamber of Commerce, ‘Our Community Salutes’ (OCS) hosted the event to honor several upstanding young men and women, thanking them for their pledge to serve our country. Read more…

May 28th, 2017|Categories: National, Texas|

Hundreds of San Antonio’s High School Seniors Moving on to the Military

What to do after high school? That’s a pretty big decision. Hundreds of San Antonio graduating seniors are choosing to serve their country.

Alyssa Solano’s decision to join the U.S Army was easy.

“What really inspired me was my grandfather,” she said. “He was in the Army, in the Vietnam War, and I wanted to follow in his footsteps.” Read more…

May 18th, 2017|Categories: National, OCS San Antonio, Texas|

San Angelo Salutes, Honors and Appreciates Our Military

This morning, several hundred people turned out to the San Angelo River Stage in celebration of San Angelo’s annual “Our Community Salutes: Goodfellow Appreciation Day 2016.”
Anetta Gray, spokesperson for the Chamber of Commerce, said, “We used to have the event out at the Goodfellow Recreation Camp, but an added bonus in having it here is the attendees will have access to our Fine Arts and Railway Museums, the Concho River, and the Love Pool facilities. It’s just our way of showing our appreciation to our active military members and their families.”
At the gated entrance, several members of the Air Force […]

May 21st, 2016|Categories: National, Texas|

Saluting Graduating Seniors from Fort Bend County who Joined the Armed Forces

The third annual “Our Community Salutes, Fort Bend,” celebrating the graduating seniors from Fort Bend County who have chosen to enlist in the armed forces, was held recently at Constellation Field. “I enjoy watching the expressions on the students’ and parents’ faces,” said Donna Worstell, organizer of the event. Read original article.

 

July 12th, 2015|Categories: OCS Fort Bend, Texas|

Future Sailors honored by OCS of San Antonio

“More than 750 future service members, their families, educators, business leaders and the military gathered at the McCombs Center of the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) to participate in the 4th Annual ‘A Night in Your Honor’ sponsored by Our Community Salutes-San Antonio (OCS).” Read the original article.

May 20th, 2015|Categories: Chapters, OCS San Antonio, States, Texas|