OCS of Brookhaven Town – Long Island

2018 Recognition Ceremony

Our Community Salutes of Brookhaven – Long Island will hold its annual ceremony on May 17, 2018.

About This Chapter

Our Community Salutes Brookhaven is a chapter of the National Our Community Salutes which has enlistee recognition events all over the country. This event simply honors the graduating seniors who are enlisting into the military. The motto of the organization is “The first to say Thank You”. It is our hope our entire community we want to come out to give these young men and women and their families a ceremony they will remember a lifetime prior to serving our country and defending our freedoms.

Volunteers

Want to support your community? We appreciate your desire to help as all of our events are made possible by volunteers like you. Individual, groups, organizations and businesses alike can volunteer to help. Want to act as a liaison with a service branch career recruiter? Help plan an event? Make a phone call to a potential sponsor? We welcome volunteers with various backgrounds, talents and skills. Please contact us to learn about volunteer opportunities and we’ll help you get started.

Sponsors

We’re proud to provide support from our sponsors who have an interest in serving the needs of your our military community. Sponsoring or advertising at an OCS event will create an authentic and lasting relationship with our graduates, enlistees, families and communities.

Contact us to see what opportunities can help your brand reach the enlistees and families of our communities.Sponsorship and advertising opportunities can include:

  • Publications
  • Social Marketing Communications
  • Marketing Materials
  • Events
  • Table-top Displays
  • … and much more!
Become a Sponsor

Contact Information

2017 Recognition Ceremony

SAVE THE DATE!

The 2017 “Our Community Salutes” celebration will be held on Thursday, May 18 from 6pm – 10pm at Sunset Harbour in East Patchogue.

There will be an enlistee recognition reception/dinner.

2015 Recognition Ceremony

The inaugural “Our Community Salutes” celebration held on Thursday, May 14 at Sunset Harbour in East Patchogue was a smashing success as the William Floyd School District had the honor of recognizing 20 graduating students and their families from five Brookhaven Town school high schools –  William Floyd, Patchogue-Medford, Bellport, Center Moriches and Longwood – for their commitment to join the armed forces after graduation.

Recent News and Information

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When celebrating high school seniors, don’t leave out military-bound students

March 29th, 2018|0 Comments

Philly.com | Opinion | Dr. Ken Hartman
Updated: MARCH 28, 2018

April marks the beginning of when 1.8 million college-bound high school seniors will decide on which […]

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Windsor High School is the ‘first to say thank you’

June 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Windsor Central High School and the Conklin Kiwanis clubs were the “first to say thank you” to high school graduates entering the military.

On June 7, […]

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Event Honors Those Entering the Military After High School

June 14th, 2017|0 Comments

A Kiwanis club hosted an event in Windsor Wednesday night honoring those entering the military after high school.

The event called, “First to Say Thank You,” honored […]

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Cape May County Honors Graduates Entering the Military

June 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Forest Wan won’t have much of a summer vacation. Just two weeks after the Ocean City High School senior graduates, he will report to […]

To All Who Have Served, “Thank You”