OCS of South Jersey

2018 Recognition Ceremony

Our Community Salutes of South Jersey (OCSSJ) will hold its 10th Annual OCS Ceremony on May 15, 2018.

Location: The Mansion on Main Street, Voorhees, NJ

Time: 4:00 pm-9:00 pm

Special speakers included (to date):

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Our Community Salutes of South Jersey (OCSSJ) is a non-profit organization created to recognize and honor graduating high school students (and their parents) who plan to enlist in the armed services after graduation.

Local citizens, veteran’s organizations, and private businesses donate their time and money to support events sponsored by OCSSJ, including our annual Enlistment Recognition Ceremony.


We’re proud to provide support from our sponsors who have an interest in serving the needs of your our military community.  Contact us to see what opportunities can help your brand reach the enlistees and families of our communities.

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2017 Recognition Ceremony

Our Community Salutes of South Jersey (OCSSJ) held it’s 9th Annual OCS Ceremony on May 16, 2017.

Special speakers included:

  • Maj Gen Jeffrey Snow, Commanding General, US Army Recruitment Command
  • Maj Gen Garrett Harencak, Commanding General, Air Force Recruitment Command
  • Command Sergent Major Michele S. Jones (Army, Ret.).

This evening honored the enlistees and their families in a very special way.

To see all the photos of the event, click here.

2016 Recognition Ceremony

Acting Secretary of the Army, Patrick J. Murphy, with the Our Community Salutes of South Jersey Class of 2016, May 16, 2016.

2015 Recognition Ceremony

2014 Recognition Ceremony

2013 Recognition Ceremony

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